Africa: AFRAA shifts 51st AGA to Mauritius, to be held from Nov 10-12

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The 51st African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Annual General Assembly (AGA) & Summit has been shifted to the InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, Mauritius, from November 10-12, 2019. Earlier, the summit was scheduled to take place from November 24-26, 2019, at Yaound, Cameroon. AFRAA’s secretary general Abdrahmane Berth noted that this comes after the country successfully hosted the 8th Aviation Stakeholder’s […]

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Aviation: African Airline Industry Set to Tackle Key Challenges at AFRAA General Assembly in Rabat, Morocco

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The African Airlines Association (AFRAA), as a Trade Organization open to membership of airlines of African States, in partnership with Royal Air Maroc, will host the 50th Annual General Assembly in Rabat, Morocco from the 25th to the 27th of November, 2018. The assembly, themed ‘Strengthening African aviation in a liberalized environment’ will gather CEO’s of African airlines, top executives […]

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Africa: AFRAA and TIACA Initiate Collaboration Through Signing Of MOU

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The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 13th November 2017 to work closely on development of air cargo for the benefit of their mutual members and the industry at large. The MoU was singed at the side-lines of the just-concluded AFRAA 49th Annual General Assembly & Summit that […]

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Aviation: African Airlines Association AFRAA appoints new Secretary General

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The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has appointed Abderahmane Berthe, the new secretary general for the association. The Air Bukina Faso director general replaces Dr Elijah Chingosho, who has served the association for nearly 16 years. Berthe’s appointment was announced yesterday during the ongoing 49th annual general assembly and summit in Kigali. The event is being hosted by RwandAir. Speaking after […]

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Aviation: Tunisia ready to host AFRAA’s 6th Aviation Stakeholders Convention

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The African Airlines Association, AFRAA, in partnership with Tunisair, will stage the 6th Aviation Stakeholders Convention from 07-09 May 2017 at the Medina Mediterranea in Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia. The Convention is being organized with the view to fostering dialogue, building sustainable networks in supply chain management, creating a competitive environment for aviation business in the continent. Convened under the patronage […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Wins African Cargo Airline of the Year Award

Ethiopian Wins African Cargo Airline of the Year Award Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has been awarded the African Cargo Airline of the Year Award. The award was given to the airline during the 2017 Air Cargo Africa Conference held in Johannesburg from 21st to 23rd February 2017. Air Cargo Africa 2017 has been organized by STAT […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian airlines is the 11th most punctual airlines in the world, Best in Africa and Middle East

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Ethiopian airlines outperforms all airlines in Africa and Middle East in flight punctuality Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, ranked 11th worldwide in flight on-time performance for the month of January 2017, according to FlightStats, the leading provider of real-time global flight data to companies and individuals across the travel ecosystem. Of the almost 8000 flights operated by the airline […]

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Aviation: Amidst Currency woes Air France, Emirates tussle over the largest non African carrier status

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Amidst Currency woes Air France, Emirates tussle over the largest non African carrier status The airline, which is owned by the UAE state-owned company Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), was in a buoyant mood at the time having recently overtaken Air France as the biggest non-African airline flying into Africa, according to aviation data firm Innovata. Two years later the […]

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Africa: ‘Cooperation, not rivalry, is the solution for Aviation in Africa’

‘Cooperation, not rivalry, is the solution for Aviation in Africa’ A national carrier is home-grown. It serves the interest of the people at all times. Having a national carrier would create employment opportunities and African countries should have their own carriers. What does it take to run a national airline? Running a national carrier like Ethiopian Airlines is a rewarding […]

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AU:The Role of the African Diaspora in the growth of Tourism in Africa

L-R. Dr Desta Meghae the Liason to the African Union for the Diaspora African Forum, Ikechi Uko, Eiman Kheir of CIDO, Rabbi Kohan Nathannyiah the Executive Secretary PANAFEST  and Oyetade Adeyemi of Foreign Affairs Nigeria The Role of the African Diaspora in the growth of Tourism in Africa The African Union  Citizen and Diaspora Organization  workshop in Cairo, Egypt By […]

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