Air Namibia appoints APG Network as GSSA for Nigeria, Ghana.
Air Namibia and APG Network have entered into a new partnership with the airline appointing APG Network as its General Sales and Service Agent (GSSA) in Nigeria and Ghana.
In accordance with the GSSA agreement entered into, APG Network will provide full sales and marketing services, as well as call center and customer care services on behalf of Air Namibia in Nigeria and Ghana.
The appointment follows Air Namibia's decision to launch the Windhoek-Lagos-Accra route, which will commence on 29 June 2018.
This new route will provide a direct and convenient service connecting Namibia to the two West African countries.
'The four times weekly operation (Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Windhoek) will provide smooth and convenient connections inbound and outbound to the airline's regional flights, connecting West Africa via Windhoek to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Luanda, Harare, Lusaka, Vic Falls, Gaborone Walvis Bay and Durban.
'We are happy for having established this relationship with the APG Network, as through innovation and utilizing their extensive experience in the field of aviation, and being a key global player in the airline distribution environment, offering outsourced services such as passenger sales and marketing, reservations, Air Namibia is positioned to make its West Africa operations a success', said Ms Juanita Klassen, Manager for GSA and Offline markets at Air Namibia.
Air Namibia is the national airline of the Republic of Namibia, and operates scheduled air passenger and cargo services in domestic points within Namibia, the immediate regional markets of South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Angola with a daily service connecting Namibia to Europe through Frankfurt in Germany.
APG Network, the world's leading network for Airline Distribution and Financial Services with 111 APG Network Members and Services Partners, is present in 176 countries and have commercial relationships with over 200 airlines.