Namibia’s only International Airport, Windhoek Hosea Kutako
International Airport came in sixth overall in the Under Four Million
passengers’ award category during the Routes Africa Marketing
Awards this week at Elephant Hills Hotel & Resort, Victoria Falls,
Namibia Flagship airport, the Hosea Kutako International airport
came in sixth overall in the category for the best marketing airports
in Africa that handles under four million passengers per year.
Kilimanjaro International Airport were the overall winners of the
awards. In this category, Under Four Million Passengers, in second
place are Antananarivo Ivato International Airport, followed up
Julius Nyerere International Airport, Maputo International Airport,
Sikhuphe International Airport and Namibia’s Hosea Kutako
Hosea Kutako International Airport custodian, the Namibia Airports
Company (NAC) is delighted with the recognition.
Commenting on the achievement, NAC Acting CEO Tamer EL-Kallawi
said, “For us to be in the top six out of many more eligible countries
really goes to show that our efforts to facilitate effective passenger
movements is being recognised and this only encourage us to do
more for our airports as we continue to develop, manage and
operate safe and secure airports on sound business principles with
due considerations to the interest of our stakeholders”.
NAC General Manager for Commercial Services Toska Sem explains
what the placing represent.
“This means that Namibia is becoming a destination of choice for
tourists and airlines thanks to our nature and it is really up to us to
continue efforts of showcasing our country and what it has to offer. I
am delighted as well to have Air Namibia with us this time at Routes
Africa and if we can also have the Tourism Board on board, it will be
a huge success for our country”, said Sem.