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Air Namibia

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Air Namibia is the national airline of Namibia. It was founded in 1946 as South West Air Transport, which later became South West Airways. The name was then changed to Namib Air in 1978 and the government of Namibia acquired majority shareholdings in 1982 making it the national airline. It was renamed again to the current name of Air Namibia after the independence of the country in 1990. In the 1990s Boeing 747 aircraft were used for services to Europe. Since 2004 a McDonnell Douglas MD-11 has been used for these services.

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Code data

  • IATA Code: SW
  • ICAO Code: NMB
  • Callsign: Namibia

Services

Air Namibia has extensive domestic routes and services from Windhoek to Cape Town, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Luanda, Maun and Victoria Falls

Fleet

The Air Namibia fleet consists of the following aircraft (at February 2005):

  • 1 McDonnell Douglas MD-11
  • 1 Boeing 737-200
  • Beechcraft 1900 C
  • Cessna Grand Caravan
  • Reims Caravan II

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