Namibia’s national airline, Air Namibia has announced that it will fly to several African countries on Friday, May 22, 2020 to repatriate over 100 Namibian citizens stuck in foreign countries following traveling restrictions put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19.
The airline has confirmed bookings in Luanda in Angola, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dar es-Salaam in Tanzania and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia for Namibian citizens willing to return home.
In an interview on NBC TV 1, Air Namibia’s Sales Manager, Ebson Ngondo, revealed that the entire operation was going to be carried out in a day.
Ngondo added that strict safety measures including the use of hand sanitizers, the wearing of masks and not shifting seats, will be taken to ensure the safety of all passengers.
The Manager also said that all returning citizens had to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days as postulated in the state of emergency regulations.
In the same vein, Air Namibia will the airline also made a provision to book Angolan, Tanzanian, Congolese and Ethiopian citizens currently in Namibia to fly back to their respective countries.