50 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE
Aviation is a fully integrated aviation service provider based at Eros airport, Windhoek. Starting out as an aircraft maintenance facility 50 years ago, in 1967, Westair has grown to become the most experienced aviation company in Namibia. Today the Westair fleet consist of more than 30 aircraft suitable for any mission, be it transporting freight to Mozambique, VIP charters for the Namibian government or crew rotations for the mining sector. Westair has an experienced and highly qualified workforce of aircraft engineers and pilots who have in the past offered services as far as Libya and Southern Sudan.
Westair offers a diverse range of tailored aviation services which include:
- Aircraft leasing
- Cargo flights
- Scheduled passenger flights
- Scheduled freight operations
- Charters and fly-in-safaris
- Geophysical survey flying
- Emergency medical evacuation
- Flight training
BARS ACCREDITED SERVICE PROVIDER
Westair has been awarded BARS Gold status by the Flight Safety Foundation, thus becoming the only Namibian based aviation company to hold such safety and quality recognition. Developed by the Flight Safety Foundation, the Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) is the single aviation safety standard for the mining sector and uses a new risk-based model framed around the actual threats to aviation operations and linking these directly to associated controls and recovery/ mitigation measures.
The conferment of Gold status comes as Westair, an approved supplier to the resource and oil and gas industry, works for several of Namibia’s top resource companies, having met the standards of the BARS and other audit requirements.
EMBRAER ERJ 145
Westair operates Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft capable of seating 50 passengers. This aircraft is used to support current mining clients to conduct crew changes to and from various outstations across southern Africa. Westair is the only privately owned Namibian aviation service provider to offer flexible and tailored solutions for large groups of passengers.
Dedicated to customer service, at Westair we pride ourselves on our steadfast reputation and long-standing relationship with our customers. Our experience allows us to deliver transportation services of the highest quality and safety standards.
BUSINESS VIP CHARTER
Westair has a wide range of luxury jet and turbo prop aircraft that are available 24 hours a day seven days a week. Westair provides business and VIP travellers with flexibility and the peace of mind that any destination is just a phone call away.
CHARTERS AND FLY-IN SAFARIS
Westair has a wide range of twin and single engine aircraft that are able to land on unpaved runways. With a large fleet of aircraft that are able to carry up to 11 passengers Westair has the capability to cater for your needs.
CARGO AND FREIGHT OPERATIONS
Westair operates daily cargo flights between Windhoek, Johannesburg and Maputo. Westair also offers tailored cargo flights to anywhere in southern Africa.
EMERGENCY EVACUATION AND AIR AMBULANCE
Over the past nine years E-Med Rescue 24 together with Westair has saved countless lives by responding to medical emergencies. Westair has aircraft on 24 hour standby and is ready to respond to any medical emergency anywhere in southern Africa. Our aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment to handle even the most complex medical cases.
GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY FLYING
Westair has 17 years’ experience flying geophysical surveys in Africa. Westair has used various aircraft to conduct survey operations in more than ten African countries operating as far as Libya and South Sudan.
Westair provides tailored fixed-rotary wing support to offshore oil and gas prospecting, as well as current operating companies, by flying tailored schedules to various outstations for crew changes