About us - History
Founding of Air Namibia, initially as South West Air Transport, then South West Airways.
Amalgamation of "South West Air Transport" and "Oryx Aviation" as "Suidwes Lugdiens".
"Namib Air" of Walvis Bay becomes a subsidiary of "Suidwes Lugdiens".
Name change to "Namib Air."
Government acquires majority shareholding, and elevates "Air Namibia" as principal airline of SWA / Namibia.
First direct flights with Boeing 737 200A between Windhoek, Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Following Namibia's Independence Namib Air is renamend Air Namibia.
A twice weekly schedule between Frankfurt and Windhoek is launched, initially a Boeing B747SP is used.
Launch of Windhoek - London schedule.
Air Namibia increases its frequency to Frankfurt and London to three flights a week.
The Europe schedules are serviced by a B747-400, in a three class configuration.
Frankfurt enjoys four schedules a week.
Optimized schedules for connecting flights to Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Frankfurt route is flown by a McDonnell Douglas MD11 in a two class configuration.
Launch of Windhoek - London Gatwick flights
Arrival of the first Airbus aircraft (A340-300).
Arrival of second A340-300, full replacement of MD11.
Launch of the "Third" frequency to Luanda, Angola.