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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. The constitution of 1990 established Namibia as an independent republic and it was renamed from South-West Africa. Until this point it had been controlled by South Africa. The area of Namibia is 824,269 sq km (318,252 sq mi).

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

Air Oasis   

1960sInactive

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Eros Air  updated in 2017

1970* - 1971*Status?

^ Comments : Eros Air was formed in 1970

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Namib Air   

1978 - 1991Renamed

^ Comments : Air Namibia was formed as South West Air Transport in 1946. Operations 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

NamibAir   

1963* - 1978Status?

^ Comments : NamibAir Namibair was set up in 1963 as a charter airline, becoming a subsidiary company of Suidwes Lugdiens in 1966

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Oryx Aviation   

1956* - 1959Renamed

^ Comments : Oryx Aviation was formed in 1956. merged into South West Air Transport and the airline was renamed to Suidwes Lugdiens in 1959

^ Genealogy : Oryx Aviation >>South West Air Transport >Suidwes Lugdiens >Air Namibia

South West African Airways  updated in 2017

1931 - 1935Renamed

^ Comments : South West African Airways was formed in early 1931 [SAA was originally formed when the South African Government took over the assets and liabilities of Union Airways and renamed it to South African Airways on 01Feb1934. It was soon enlarged by the acquisition of South West African Airways on 01Feb1935]

^ Genealogy : South West African Airways >>SAA

South West Air Transport   

1948 - 1959Renamed

^ Comments : Air Namibia was formed as South West Air Transport in 1946. Operations 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

Suidwes Lugdiens (South West Airways)   

1959 - 1978Renamed

^ Comments : Air Namibia was formed as South West Air Transport in 1946. Operations 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

SWAWEK Aviation   

1964* - 1966*Status?

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