Aviation: Uganda Leading Africa in Liberalising Airspace

Uganda Leading Africa in Liberalising Airspace Uganda has been commended for implementing liberal aviation policies and asked the country to spear head processes for other African countries to fully open up their airspace. Speaking at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) silver jubilee stakeholders’ dinner at Kampala Serena Hotel last week, African Airlines Association secretary general, Mr Elijah Chingosho, said it […]

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Airline chiefs to press for cuts in air traffic control and airport charges

By Barry O’Halloran Airline chiefs such as Michael O’Leary and Willie Walsh are putting aside their rivalries to campaign for cuts in airport and air traffic control charges. A new organisation, Airlines for Europe (A4E), made up of Ryanair, Aer Lingus parent IAG, Air France-KLM, Easyjet and Lufthansa, launched in Amsterdam yesterday with a call for lower costs and more efficiency […]

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Ghana resolves airspace dispute with Benin, Togo


Ghana and its eastern neighbours, Togo and Benin, have amicably resolved their differences over control of the Accra Flight Information Region (FIR). The internationally designated Accra Flight Information Region (FIR) refers to the combined upper airspace (240 feet and above) and large portions of the Atlantic Ocean of Ghana, Togo, and Benin. The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has managed […]

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