KLM extends African network to Namibia

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According to Aviation Tribune, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its scheduled service in Africa to include Windhoek (Namibia). The flight schedule for the three existing flights to Luanda (Angola) will be adapted slightly to make it possible to fly on to Windhoek and back after a short stopover. The flights to Luanda and Windhoek will be operated using an Airbus 330-200, offering 243 seats. Flight KL0575 will depart on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 22h45 from Amsterdam and arrive the next day in Luanda at 07h30. At 08h45 it will continue on to Windhoek, arriving at 12h15. The return flight, KL0576, will depart on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Mondays from Windhoek at 17h40 and land in Luanda at 19h15. From there the flight will depart Luanda at 20h40 and arrive in Amsterdam the next day at 05h20. Windhoek is KLM’s 12th destination in Africa. The Dutch airline already flies to Luanda (Angola), Johannesburg and Cape Town (South Africa), Nairobi (Kenya), Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Entebbe (Uganda), Kigali (Rwanda), Lagos (Nigeria), Accra (Ghana) and Cairo (Egypt).