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African airlines’ performance updates by AFRAA – May 2021

 

Release Date: 07th June 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic continues its devastating effects on the aviation, travel and tourism industry. The number of Covid-19 infection cases globally continues to increase in absolute terms though the rate of infection is on the decline in all world regions in April compared to prior months. The number of infection […]

Press Release – AFRAA releases the 2020 Africa Air transport report

 

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has released the 2020 Africa air transport report. The report gives an in-depth analysis of Africa’s air transport industry performance for 2020 covering: financial performance, passenger and cargo traffic evolution, airport ranking, intra Africa connectivity and openness.  AFRAA 2020 Africa Air transport report Highlights  1. Financial performance 2020 was an […]

Industry Call for Action for Safe Re-Opening of Borders

 

Release Date: 28th May 2021 African Ministers responsible for Health, ICT, and Transport have made a call to the African States to work towards harmonizing pre-entry and exit requirements for cross-border travel, increase mutual recognition, and cross-border information exchange. The Africa CDC, the lead COVID-19 response organ of the African Union, has gone further to […]

Industry Joint message on the Imperatives for a Sustainable Recovery of The Air Travel Industry in Africa

 

Imperatives for a Sustainable Recovery of the Air Travel Industry in Africa Joint Message by AFCAC, AFRAA, ACI Africa, CANSO, IATA and UNWTO at the auspices of the 9th Aviation Stakeholders Convention, 18 – 19 May, 2021 Africa is running a race against time in the battle against the historic crisis for the air travel […]

Press Release: AFRAA and ACI Africa Sign MoU for Mutual Support to the Air Transport Industry in Africa

 

22 April 2021: The African Airline Association (AFRAA) and Airports Council International Africa (ACI Africa) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to materialise their cooperation. Under the framework of the MoU, AFRAA and ACI Africa will mutually support the development of the air transport industry in Africa through collaborative actions to address safe, secure, […]

Press Release: AFRAA and Ethiopian Airlines Strengthen Collaboration and Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

 

05 March 2021, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: AFRAA’s Secretary General, Mr. Abdérahmane Berthé and Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewode Gembremariam, accompanied by their respective leadership teams held a consultative meeting at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters in Addis Ababa. Leaders at the meeting noted AFRAA’s on-going projects geared towards fostering of collaboration among its members, cost reduction […]

Press Release: The AAIG Defines Actions for Reduction of High Cost of Air Transport Operations and Measures for Sustainable Growth of African aviation

 

The African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) held a high-level webinar to deliberate on practical solutions for the reduction of high cost of air transport operations in Africa. Staged under the theme: “Achieving Affordable Air Transport across Africa”, stakeholders at the webinar agreed on a set of actions for implementation with defined timelines to achieve the […]

Press Release: AFRAA and ECA publish report on the financial impact of COVID-19 on African airlines and insights for recovery

 

03 March 2021, Nairobi, Kenya: The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) have published a report on the financial impact of COVID-19 pandemic on African airlines and insights for the recovery from the liquidity crisis. This follows a survey that was jointly conducted by the two organisations to quantify the […]

Press Release – AFRAA Appoints Raphael Kuuchi as New Director Government, Legal and Industry Affairs

 

04 January 2021, Nairobi, Kenya: The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Raphael Kuuchi as Director Government, Legal and Industry Affairs in Consulting capacity effective 01 January 2021. Raphael Kuuchi joins AFRAA from IATA where he served as the Association’s Special Envoy to Africa on Aero-Political Affairs for 2 […]

The 2020 African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) Aeropolitical Forum

 

This year’s edition of the African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) Aeropolitical Forum was held on the 11th of November 2020. The event was attended by 140 participants from African airlines, Civil Aviation Authorities, Airports, Airline Associations, Ministries and related agencies, private sector groups, non-governmental organizations, aviation service providers and the media. Every year, the forum […]

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