AFRAA

AFRAA Secretary General Meets the New IATA RVP MEA

 

AFRAA Secretary General – Mr Abdérahmane Berthé, had a consultative meeting on 08 April 2021 with the newly appointed IATA Regional Vice President for Africa & Middle East, Mr. Kamil H. Al-​Awadhi following his recent assumption of office in March 2021. Accompanied by representatives of their respective teams AFRAA Secretary General and IATA RVP discussed […]

RwandAir is the first African airline to begin vaccinating all staff against Covid-19

 

RwandAir is the first African airline to vaccinate all staff against Covid-19, which will position the carrier as one of the safest on the continent. The airline began its vaccination rollout programme earlier this month targeting all staff and crew who received their first shot. Non-airline staff at Kigali International Airport, the airline’s hub, have […]

ASKY Joins African Union Vaccine & Lab Test Passport Alliance

 

ASKY, The leading Pan-African Airline set up at the initiative of West & Central African governments, has become the first airline with a hub in West Africa to join the Africa CDC Trusted Travel Alliance, a major undertaking by the African Union to ensure that Africa has its own digital platform to support the continent’s […]

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 […]

Astral Aviation commits to helping UNICEF in its historic mission of transporting COVID-19 vaccines in Africa and The Middle East

 

Nairobi, 16 February 2021 – Astral Aviation Limited has signed an agreement with UNICEF to support the launch of its Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative for the prioritization of delivery of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to respond to the pandemic. “Delivery of these life-saving vaccines is a monumental and complex undertaking, […]

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 […]

Les priorités de l’AFRAA pour le redémarrage durable du secteur aérien en Afrique

 

Télécharger l’article complet ici: Le transport aérien est de loin le mode le plus efficace pourles trajets internationaux et représente environ 40% de part de marché de tous les modes de transport. La contribuon économique du transport aérien au connent était évaluée à 63 milliards de dollars avant la pandémie de la COVID-19. En effet, […]

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 […]

Interview: Abderahmane Berthe, Secretary General Of The African Airlines Association

 

The Secretary general of AFRAA discusses how COVID-19 has affected African airlines and progress toward a single African market for commercial aviation. Here is a rush transcript of our interview with Abderahmane Berthe. Victoria Moores: Good morning. My name is Victoria Moores and I’m the European Bureau Chief with Air Transport World magazine. And today […]

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