Air Namibia ups frequency on direct Gaborone-Durban route; reintroduces Walvis Bay to Johannesburg direct
9 Nov 2018 - by
Air Namibia now operates a daily flight between Durban and Gaborone onwards to Windhoek. The airline has also reintroduced direct flights between Walvis Bay and Johannesburg.
The route is serviced by an Embraer ERJ135, offering 37 seats in economy.
In a statement made in 2016, Air Namibia spokesperson Paul Nakawa said the routing would be Windhoek-Gaborone-Durban, and back to Windhoek. Air Namibia would also be offering a service for traffic between Gaborone and Durban, using the fifth freedom traffic rights it was granted. The service operated four times weekly at the time, according to the Namibian.
Flight SW742 departs Durban at 12h35 and arrives in Windhoek via Gaborone at 15h55. Direct flight SW742 departs Durban at 12h35, arriving in Gaborone at 13h55. Flight SW741 departs Gaborone at 10h40, arriving in Durban at 11h55. Flight SW742 then departs Gaborone at 14h25, arriving in Windhoek at 15h55.
The airline has also reintroduced its direct overhaul from Walvis Bay to Johannesburg after re-routing the service via Windhoek earlier this year, due to scheduled maintenance.
A flight departs Johannesburg at 07h20 and arrives in Walvis Bay at 09h45. The return flight departs Walvis Bay at 16h40 and arrives in Johannesburg at 18h55.