Air Namibia's board has warned the government that the national airline could shut down if it does not get the more than U.S.$680 million needed by the end of September. A detailed letter written by the national airline's former board chairperson Deidré Sauls-Deckenbrock, emphasises that the parastatal needs the money to resolve its dispute with Belgium company, Challenge Air, after losing a court battle four years ago leaving them with a bill of more than U.S.$20 million.
Air Namibia plane (file photo).
Namibia: Airlines Eye Stake in Air Namibia
Namibian, 5 September 2019
Three major airlines - South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and German-based Lufthansa - have all shown interest in acquiring part of cash-strapped Air Namibia. Read more »
Namibia: Air Namibia Cuts Down On Routes
Namibian, 10 June 2019
AIR Namibia has had to suspend a number of southern African regional flights due to the unavailability of three Airbus planes. Read more »