WINDHOEK, (Xinhua) --
Air Namibia has announced to add two routes
starting on Oct. 30 at a time when it is facing stiff
competition from international airlines.
and the Windhoek-Gaborone-Durban routes were announced Tuesday
in a press statement are.
According to the
statement, the airline will fly both routes four times a week.
spokesperson Paul Nakawa is quoted in the statement saying that
the new routes are part of the airline’s process of optimizing
the domestic and regional operations to improve aircraft and
said, this will lower the airline’s fixed cost per unit and
strengthen business through enhanced levels of connectivity.
Nakawa said more new
destinations will be announced after getting the official
Air Namibia has
expressed concern over the government approval given to KLM
Royal Dutch Airlines, Ethiopian Airways and Qatar Airways, which
are expected to start flying into the country this month. The
company said such established airlines have budgets twice that
of its own.