About Us - Corporate Profile
Air Namibia (Pty) Limited is a proprietary limited company incorporated in accordance with the Company’s Act of the Republic of Namibia. Air Namibia is the national airline of the Republic of Namibia, with the Government of the Republic of Namibia as its sole Shareholder.
Air Namibia’s mandate was determined by its Shareholder, represented by the Ministry of Finance and later on Transport, to be a major contributor towards the attraction and promotion of tourism, as well as promotion and facilitation of trade to Namibia by providing air transport, cargo, Charter and freight services between Namibia and other countries, as well as by operating flights within the boundaries of Namibia.
To be a safe, reliable & profitable airline- providing excellent air transport services, helping tourism to thrive, and encouraging business investments in Namibia.
Strategic intent: Building a strong business with operational integrity, truly customer focused, commercially nimble and proactive delivered by a confident team.
· Respect – we will treat our stake holders and their belongings with respect
· Safety - no operational urgency or business consideration would ever justify endangering any one’s life.
· Efficiency - will do everything we do right to the best of our ability and with no compromise on standards and customer expectations.
· Reliability - we will strive to honor our commitment to our passengers in every aspect of our service delivery.
Main Purpose of Air Namibia
Air Namibia makes a positive net economic (value) contribution to the national economy, in line with its mandate. The value added is measured in terms of contribution to GDP and employment, and comes in the form of visitor expenditure as well as jobs created in resorts and facilities frequented by these visitors.
The Travel and Satellite Account (TSA) prepared for the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows that in 2005, the Namibian Tourism sector, in which Air Namibia is one of the major players, contributed an estimated N$9 billion to the national economy. According to the same report, the value added to the Namibian National economy directly from traffic carried by Air Namibia during the same period is N$ 903 million (2005). With a 15% increase per year, the amount is estimated to be around N$ 1.2 billione (2007), while the amount of money allocated to the airline through budgetary allocations of the Government was only N$150 million.