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The independent South African-based airline, Airlink, is acquiring a 40 per cent strategic equity holding in privately-owned Windhoek-based FlyNamibia.

FlyNamibia is the scheduled airline division of Westair Aviation established in 1967 initially as an aircraft maintenance facility, but which evolved into Namibia’s most experienced aviation company. It began scheduled passenger operations in June 2019 after the Namibian Transport Commission granted it carrier status.

  • Airlink buys 40 per cent of FlyNamibia, Namibia’s only operating scheduled domestic airline, under a deal announced at the end of September that aims to expand air service both within and outside the Southern Africa country.
  • The acquisition will bring the two carriers closer together with all FlyNamibia flights transitioning to using Airlink’s IATA code ‘4Z’ in an effort to boost sales and improve international connectivity.

The acquisition is for an undisclosed amount in a strategic equity partnership punted to fill the short- and medium-haul regional market …

The global tourism space is extremely competitive, and there is need to constantly find innovative ways to get more people to visit Africa.

As travellers seek new adventures and new locations to explore, Southern Africa can be among the world’s most sought-after destinations.

South Africa has been using the latest innovations to attract more visitors to the country.

  • Air Belgium has inked a new commercial deal with South Africa’s independent and premier airline, Airlink. This is expected to conveniently connect customers travelling to or from Brussels with 36 destinations across Southern Africa.
  • This first cooperation agreement between both companies offers Air Belgium clients the ability to purchase multi-sector journeys for flights operated by Air Belgium and Airlink on one ticket. It includes the added ability for passengers to have their luggage checked through to their final destination when transiting through Johannesburg, South Africa.

In the latest development, Air Belgium has …