Health Alert

May 19, 2020

On 18 May 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek issued a Health Alert regarding commercial flight availability, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Namibia (countrywide)

“Event: Commercial Flights Available Through Air Namibia

“Air Namibia has informed the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek that it is planning two special commercial flights out of Windhoek for any foreign citizens seeking to depart. One flight, SW9303, will depart Windhoek on May 22 at 7:50 am. It will make stops in the following locations: Luanda, Angola, at 9:30 am local time; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, at 11:30 local time; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, at 18:10 local time, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at 21:40 local time. From any of these destinations, passengers would be expected to arrange for their own onward travel via commercial flights. The cost of the flight to Addis Ababa is N$9,497.00 per person.

“A second flight will travel from Windhoek to Frankfurt, Germany, on May 27. The time and price of the flight to Frankfurt are still being established. Passengers would need to book onward travel to the U.S. via commercial flights. Flights on Air Namibia may be booked directly with Air Namibia by contacting Ebson Ngondo at +264 61 299 6363, +264 81 165 3655, or by email at ebson.ngondo@airnamibia.aero. Please reach out to him today, May 18, if you would like to purchase a seat on one of these flights.

“As a reminder, routine air traffic is not set to resume until June 30 at the earliest, per the measures announced by the Namibian Government. Additional information about these measures, can be found on the Namibian Presidency’s Facebook page.”

The full text of the alert is available here.

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