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Air Namibia

national airline of Namibia

Air Namibia is the flag carrier of Namibia.[3] It is based in Windhoek. It began in 1947 with the name South West Air Transport.[4] The name was changed to Namib Air in 1966.[5] The government of South Africa bought the airline in 1982. The Air Namibia name was introduced in October 1991.[6] In 2009, Air Namibia launched a frequent-flyer program. It is called Reward$.[7] Before 2013, Air Namibia used to borrow planes from other companies. In 2011, Air Namibia bought two new Airbus A319. They were delivered in 2013 and are now owned by the airline.

Air Namibia
IATA ICAO Callsign
SW NMB NAMIBIA
FoundedNovember 1946 (1946-11)
Hubs
Secondary hubs
Frequent-flyer programReward$
Fleet size10
Destinations18
Parent companyGovernment of Namibia (100%)
HeadquartersWindhoek, Namibia
Key people
[1]
Employees692 (February 2017)[2]
Websiteairnamibia.com

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  1. "''New acting MD for Air Namibia.'' Namibian Sun, 13 August 2015". Namibiansun.com. Retrieved 2017-09-13.
  2. Know Your SOEs: Air Namibia (Pty) Ltd, New Era, February 23, 2017
  3. "Air Namibia Flight Bookings - SA Airlines". Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  4. "FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BOLD". Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  5. "Air Namibia flight schedule". Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  6. "Air Namibia Flight Bookings & Vouchers - SW Flights". Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  7. "Reward$". Air Namibia. Retrieved 10 May 2016.