Africa:Uganda gets $10m grant for Airport expansion project

Uganda gets $10m grant for Airport expansion project The expansion of Uganda’s  Entebe International airport  is now expected to kick off after the government of Uganda received a grant worth $10Million from the government of South Korea. Rama added that they expect the project to Kick off as soon as possible and end up on time so as to avoid […]

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Akwaaba: African governments urged to commercialise airports

Mr Richard Aisuebeogun, former Managing Director of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has called for the commercialisation of airports in Africa to support the aviation industry. He sad until countries saw this as a commercial entity the growth of the industry would remain stunning. Mr Aisuebeogun was speaking at the 12th Edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market Tourism Conference, […]

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Aviation: African Airports Urged To Build Airport Services Business

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The 12th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Travel and Tourism Conference has ended with a call on African Airports to extend their portfolio by building an Airport Services Business that will operate across several airports in the region. The three-day event is aimed at transferring knowledge covering travel, hospitality and aviation sectors from globally rated experts. Mr Richard Aisuebeogun, […]

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Africa: ‘Enugu Airport and the ‘cargo’ of opportunities for my people’ – Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

The historic landing of a cargo plane at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu on Tuesday, August 24, 2016 has been generating a lot of excitement among the people of south east Nigeria but beyond the celebrations, I am convinced it should also give us the opportunity to sit down and aggregate what economic opportunities it should provide for us […]

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Aviation: More Air connectivity will reduce cost of doing business in Africa.

By Friday Nwosu The Director in charge of Benin Air Transport Regulation Civil Aviation, Nathalie Houndeton, has called for more efforts at integrating the continent’s airspace to facilitate trade and movements of persons in Africa. She made the call during the official launch of RwandAir’s flights to Cotonou in Benin on Friday. According to her, the need to improve the […]

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Tanzania to open most modern Airport cargo facility soon

SWISSPORT Tanzania said yesterday that construction of its new 13 million US dollar (over 26bn/-) state-of-the-art import cargo facility will be completed by the end of this month. The terminal, with the capacity of handling 80,000 tonnes, is the first of its kind in Africa that uses radio frequency identification (RFID) for easing cargo identification. Swissport Tanzania Chief Executive Officer […]

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