STATUS OF AIR NAMIBIA FLIGHTS SW 285 & SW 286 Friday, 25th July 2014:
Air Namibia hereby informs its esteemed clients and all relevant stakeholders that the airline received exemption from the Minister of Works & Transport in respect of the requirements for rescue and fire fighting services (RFFS) as applicable to the operation of its Airbus A330-200 fleet into and out of Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako International Airport, effective 24th July 2014.
The exemption was granted following Air Namibia’s application, and taking into account the supporting safety case presented.
During the period of the exemption until such time that Hosea Kutako International Airport is re-graded to Category 8 or higher, Air Namibia is required to meet a number of specified conditions, aimed at ensuring that safety is not compromised during each arrival or departure of the Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
We are pleased to advise all relevant and key stakeholders that our flights between Windhoek and Frankfurt commenced operations as normal effective the evening of 24th July 2014, and there shall not be any further diversions of our flights to Gaborone in Botswana.
Issued by: Paulus Homateni Nakawa Head: Corporate Communications -