Namibia plans to become regional aviation hub

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WINDHOEK: Namibia Airports Company (NAC) is positioning itself to become a key air traffic connection hub in Southern Africa.

NAC board chairperson, Ndeuhala Katonyala said this at the unveiling of 11 state-of-the-art fire fighting trucks at Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) last week Thursday.

NAC is smarting from the embarrassment that befell the state-owned company in July 2014 when the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) downgraded HKIA, the country’s biggest airport, from Category Nine to Category Five due to non-compliance with aviation safety requirements.

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