Monday, April 18, 2011

News received from Air Namibia

Walvis Bay – Johannesburg

New route effective 15 April 2011, 6 times per week on Embraer ERJ 135, convenient departure and arrival times. Clients should look forward to a flight per day except for Saturday; depart JNB at 09:00 arrive WVB at 10:25 and depart WVB at 16:20 arrive in JNB at 19:35

Walvis Bay – Cape Town

Increased frequency on Walvis Bay – Cape Town, from 3 flights per week to 6 flights per week. Existing flights operated on B737-500 and the 3 new rotations operated on ERJ 135. New departure times are: WVB-CPT depart 10:45, arrive 13:50 and CPT-WVB depart 14:40, arrive 15:45. These flights will be operated daily except for Saturdays. Additional frequencies start 15 April 2011.

Increased baggage allowance

On WDH-JNB, WDH-CPT and on WDH-LAD. Economy class passengers are now granted 32 kg and business class is now 42 kg. Applicable for departures effective 15 April 2011

Improved departure & arrival times

Departure and arrival times on the JNB-WDH, CPT-WDH and WDH-Luanda routes were adjusted to meet travellers’ needs offering better onward connections. Morning flights from JNB to WDH, as well as from CPT to WDH now depart at 07:00 and arrive in WDH at 08:00 (ALL TIMES are local at airport of departure or arrival). This schedule allows our clients a full business day in Windhoek due to earlier arrival times. Departure times from Windhoek to both Cape Town and Johannesburg are at 16:40 and 16:55 respectively, affording our esteemed customers early arrival at their destinations be it for home, or in time to catch onward connecting flights to various destinations.

Luanda – Increased Frequencies Operating hours of the Windhoek - Luanda route have also been improved, departing from Windhoek at 09:30 arrive in Luanda at 12:00. The return flight leaves Luanda at 13:00 arriving in Windhoek at 15:25. We are pleased to announce further that our new and additional frequency to Luanda on Thursdays started on 30th March 2011, and that the new flight was well received and appreciated by the market. New fare structure and fare basis on the JNB-WDH route, highlight the key thereof

Windhoek - Rundu – New on our route The new Rundu - Windhoek received overwhelming response and is currently doing well. We look forward to seeing you on this new exciting route opening up Namibia’s markets.

Derived from Air Namibia Newsletter

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