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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

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November 11, 2015Namibian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has grounded Namibia flyafrica for using ineligible aircraft [update]
October 26, 2014Scenic Air Namibia: 'Active' carrier specialising, as the name suggests, in scenic tours [added]
October 26, 2014NCA (Namibia Commercial Aviation): status changed to 'Active' as carrier still operating [added]

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Aerolift

2003* - 2006*Status?

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Air Namibia

1991 - dateActive

^ Comments : Air Namibia was formed as South West Air Transport in 1946. Ops started on 30Jun1948. Renamed to Suidwes & merged into Namib Air on 01Dec1978. Namib Air name was changed to Air Namibia on 28Oct1991

^ Genealogy : South West Air Transport >Suidwes Lugdiens >>Namib Air >Air Namibia

Albatros Air

2009* - 2009*Status?

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Bay Air Aviation (Nomad Air)

1998* - dateActive

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Comav Aviation

2003* - 2009*Status?

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Desert Air

1996 - 2006*Status?

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Hire & Fly

1977* - 1992Renamed

^ Comments : Hire & Fly was founded in 1977

^ Genealogy : Hire & Fly >NCA

Kalahari Express Airlines

1999 - 2001Renamed

^ Comments : Kalahari Express Airlines was formed in 1998 & operated scheduled services out of Eros Airport, Windhoek

^ Genealogy : Kalahari Express Airlines >>Air Namibia

Namibia flyafrica

2015 - 2015Inactive

^ Comments : Namibia flyafrica launched services on 02Sep2015. Namibian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has grounded airline for using ineligible aircraft

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NCA (Namibia Commercial Aviation)

1992 - dateActive

^ Comments : NCA was founded in 1992 after being renamed form Hire & Fly

^ Genealogy : Hire & Fly >NCA

QuickJet Aviation

1999* - 1999*Inactive

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Scenic Air Namibia

2001 - dateActive

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Sefofane Air Charters

1991 - 2012Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Wilderness Air

Westair Wings Charters (WestAir Aviation)

1980* - dateActive

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Wilderness Air

2012 - dateActive

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Wings Over Africa

1998 - dateActive

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