WINDHOEK: Air Namibia says it has started paying its outstanding fuel bill with Engen Namibia in weekly installments since mid-January this year.
Local media reports last month said Air Namibia was unable to settle its fuel bill, which stood at N.dollars 60 million, with the fuel company.
Air Namibia’s Managing Director, Theo Namases told local English daily The Namibian last month 40 per cent of the airline’s revenue goes towards fuel.
The N.dollars 60 million has been outstanding since November last year.
Air Namibia’s Head of Corporate Communications, Paul Nakawa, who did not want to divulge the amount the national airline is paying on a weekly basis, said Air Namibia is planning on paying off its bill so that operations can continue as normal.