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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 […]

AFRAA SkyConnect Leadership Dialogue Series with Mrs. Emily Ndoria, Director Trade in Services, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

 

African Airlines Association (AFRAA) is hosting the AFRAA SkyConnect Dialogues – a monthly top executive leadership series on developments within the aviation space in Africa and globally. The May 2021 edition of the AFRAA Sky-Connect will host Mrs. Emily Mburu – Ndoria, Director Trade in Services for a thought-provoking one-on-one dialogue on matters on the […]

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, […]

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