Air Namibia launched flights to Durban from Windhoek via Gaborone on 30 October, with the route being celebrated at a gala evening in the South African city. Seen promoting the new route are: Terence Delomoney GM Durban Airport; Sihle Zikalala, KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs; Wimpie van Vuuren, Senior Manager, Sales & Marketing, Air Namibia; and Hamish Erskine, CEO, Dube TradePort.
- Air Namibia launched its fourth route to South Africa on 30 October, a 1,580-kilometre link between Windhoek (WDH) and Durban (DUR), a connection which will operate via Gaborone in Botswana. The airline will operate the city pairing four times weekly on its ERJ 135s. No other carrier links the two cities. For Air Namibia, this becomes its fourth route to South Africa. It already links Windhoek to Cape Town and Johannesburg, while the latter airport is also connected to the Namibian coastal city of Walvis Bay when referring to OAG schedules. Vote for Durban Airport’s FTWA in this week’s competition.