Westair Aviation
50 years of

Westair 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.

BARS Accredited
service provider

Westair Aviation has been awarded BARS Gold status by the Flight Safety Foundation, becoming the only Namibian-based airline to hold such recognition for safety and quality.

Developed by the Flight Safety Foundation, the Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) is the single aviation safety standard for the mining, oil and gas sectors. The Flight Safety Foundation uses a new risk-based model framed around the actual threats to aviation operations and links these directly to associated controls and recovery/mitigating measures.

Having met the standards of the BARS Gold designation and other audit requirements, Westair Aviation operates as an approved supplier to the resources sectors and works for several of Namibia’s top resource companies.

Air Operator Certificates

Westair Aviation holds both Part 121 and Part 135 Air Operator Certificates. Receiving regular internal and external safety- and quality-assurance audits, Westair Aviation guarantees the highest level of safety, passenger comfort and on-time dispatch reliability.

Safety standards are maintained by implementing a proactive safety and quality control system, conducting regular internal safety audits, and by managing those on a daily basis.