LESS than a month after Namibia’s newest scheduled passenger airline, FlyWestair operated Westair Aviation proudly launched their first domestic flights between Windhoek and Oranjemund, the company announced the opening of a new flight route between the capital city and Ondangwa.
According to a statement issued by the aviation company, FlyWestair will service Eros Airport to Ondangwa route four times per week. Flights will depart the two airports twice daily on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
FlyWestair first scheduled passenger flight took off from Eros Airport to Oranjemund on June 24. The first route that was rolled out by company was three scheduled flights per week from Eros Airport to Oranjemund.
The company was granted Designated Carrier status by the Namibian Transport Commission earlier this year in a time where the national airline have been struggling to keep their fleet of aircraft flying on schedule. This accreditation makes Westair Aviation an official scheduled passenger airline and also Namibia’s second airline with scheduled flights.
During the announcement in June about the new shedued flight service FlyWestair stated that it will roll out more flights to domestic and regional destinations.
New destinations to be introduced soon will include Windhoek to Cape Town that will include Oranjemund, Walvis Bay and Johannesburg. Local flights on these routes are planned to start shortly, with regional flights introduced from August 2019 subject to service agreements being reached with authorities and service providers.