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Windhoek – Lagos – Accra Route Announcement

WINDHOEK – LAGOS – ACCRA ROUTE ANNOUNCEMENT

Air Namibia is pleased to announce that in line with our strategic plan we will add Lagos and Accra to our route network effective 25 March 2018. This fits in with growing the business and increasing our footprint on the African Continent.

AirNamibia Airbus A319The routing for the two new destinations will be Windhoek-Lagos-Accra, and the return will be Accra-Lagos-Windhoek four times per week using the Airbus A319-100 aircraft. Apart from providing direct connection from Namibia to West Africa, the operation will further transport passengers and cargo on the Lagos-Accra-Lagos route, using the fifth freedom traffic rights granted by the Ghanaian and Nigerian Governments, as contained in the existing Bilateral Air Service Agreements.

Days of operation departing from Windhoek will be Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The operating schedule and flight timings allow smooth and convenient connections inbound and outbound to our regional flights, connecting West Africa via Windhoek to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Luanda, Harare, Lusaka, Vic Falls, Gaborone Walvis Bay and Durban.

“This much needed service will give our passengers a better alternative travel option, and will reduce travel times between Namibia and West Africa by more than 60%. We are happy to introduce our Award Winning Service in this market and we are already receiving positive feedback on the launch of this new route. The operation fits within our existing capacity in terms of aircraft and crew, thereby improving the utilization rates of these resources while increasing revenue catchment opportunities. Especially as it means we are entering Africa’s largest regional air travel market,” said Advocate Mandi Samson, Air Namibia Acting Managing Director

Xavier Masule, General Manager for Commercial Services at Air Namibia said; “We are grateful to the Namibian, Ghanaian and Nigerian Governments for the commitment to promote easy access and the much needed improved levels of mobility on the continent, which will help promote intra-Africa trade and tourism flows.”

Departure Times Change

Change of Flight Departure Time from Windhoek to Accra.

CHANGE OF FLIGHT DEPARTURE TIME FROM WINDHOEK TO ACCRA

Windhoek,04 February 2014:This notice serves to notify all our esteemed and key stakeholders that effective 7th February 2014, the departure time of our flight from Windhoek to Accra will change to 11:00 a.m. (local time at airport of departure) from the current departure time 16:50 (local). Departure time of the return flight from Accra to Windhoek will remain unchanged at 22:50(local).

The decision to change the flight departure time is part of our commitment to continuously innovate and offer services which best meets the needs of the market 

With changed departure time from Windhoek, we will arrive in Accra at about 14:30 (local), which will give our customers going to other destinations within West Africa enough time catch connecting flights to those destinations such as Lagos, and to long haul destinations such as to the Middle East and to Europe

Our changed time to an earlier departure means that our passengers from Johannesburg will now use our 06:40 flights from Johannesburg to Windhoek, to be able to catch the flight to Accra. The waiting time at Windhoek for Cape Town passengers will be reduced (improved) to 2 hours, from the current 8 hours they currently spend in transit at Hosea Kutako.

This change will also offer those passengers from Windhoek, Johannesburg or Cape Town to return same day from Accra if they are business which requires short time to be spent in Ghana.

For further additional information and enquiries in this regard, please contact your nearest Air Namibia office or contact Air Namibia on PRO@airnamibia.aero or call.centre@airnamibia.aero or by telephone on +264612996111,Email: Call.Centre@airnamibia.aero