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Namibia is a republic in south-western Africa, bordered on the north by Angola and Zambia, on the east by Botswana and South Africa, on the south by South Africa, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. South-West Africa became known internationally as Namibia when the UN General Assembly changed the territory's name by Resolution 2372 (XXII) of 12 June 1968. The South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) is a political party and former liberation movement in Namibia. It has been the governing party in Namibia since independence in 1990. The area of Namibia is 824,269 sq km (318,252 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Windhoek

Latest updates

Country aircraft registration code = V5

11 Nov 2015

Namibian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has grounded Namibia flyafrica for using ineligible aircraft [update]

26 Oct 2014

Scenic Air Namibia: 'Active' carrier specialising, as the name suggests, in scenic tours [added]

26 Oct 2014

NCA (Namibia Commercial Aviation): status changed to 'Active' as carrier still operating [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Aerolift  last update: 2017

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : (Passenger and cargo charters)

Air Namibia  last update: 28Oct2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1991 - date
Airline Code : SW : NMB
Genealogy : South West Air Transport >Suidwes Lugdiens >>Namib Air >Air Namibia
Comments : AIR NAMIBIA was established as SOUTH WEST AIR TRANSPORT in 1946 and commenced operations on 30Jun1948. Renamed to SOUTH WEST AIRWAYS (Suidwes) in 1959. SOUTH WEST AIRWAYS merged with NAMIB AIR on 01Dec1978 and NAMIB AIR's name was retained. Had KALAHRI EXPRESS AIRLINES integrated in in 2001. Appointed as national carrier in 1987 and in 1991 as a result of independence the name was changed to AIR NAMIBIA on 28Oct1991. Ceased operations in mid-2002 but restarted

Albatros Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2009* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Bay Air Aviation (Nomad Air)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1998* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Comav Aviation   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Desert Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1996 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Hire & Fly   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1977* - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Hire & Fly >NCA
Comments : Hire & Fly was founded in 1977

Kalahari Express Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1999 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Kalahari Express Airlines >>Air Namibia
Comments : Kalahari Express Airlines was formed in 1998 & operated scheduled services out of Eros Airport, Windhoek [AIR NAMIBIA was established as SOUTH WEST AIR TRANSPORT in 1946 and commenced operations in 1948. Renamed to SOUTH WEST AIRWAYS in 1959. SOUTH WEST AIRWAYS merged with NAMIB AIR in 1978 and NAMIB AIR's name was retained. Had KALAHRI EXPRESS AIRLINES integrated in in 2001. Appointed as national carrier in 1987 and in 1991 as a result of independence the name was changed to AIR NAMIBIA. Ceased operations in mid-2002]

Namibia flyafrica   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2015 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Namibia flyafrica launched services on 02Sep2015. Namibian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has grounded airline for using ineligible aircraft

NCA (Namibia Commercial Aviation)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Airline Code : -- : MRE
Genealogy : Hire & Fly >NCA
Comments : NCA was founded in 1992 after being renamed form Hire & Fly

QuickJet Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Scenic Air Namibia   

Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Sefofane Air Charters   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Wilderness Air
Comments : No further information at this time

Westair Wings Charters (WestAir Aviation)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1980* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Wilderness Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Wilderness Air
Comments : No further information at this time

Wings Over Africa   

Status : Active

Dates :

1998 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
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