Press Release: AFRAA launches interactive capacity-sharing portal


As part of initiatives and efforts for the industry restart and recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has launched an interactive capacity-sharing portal for African airlines. The portal, which has been created under the auspices of the strategic partnership between AFRAA and ACC Aviation Group, will provide airlines access […]



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Press Release: AFRAA and ACC Aviation Group announce strategic partnership


The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and the leading aviation service provider, ACC Aviation Group, have announced a strategic partnership for the provision of market-leading services that will support the development of Africa’s aviation industry. The strategic partnership forms the basis for AFRAA’s membership services initiative, “AFRAA Consulting – Powered by ACC”, with the global aviation […]

Press Release: AFRAA intensifies efforts for financial support to African airlines from adverse effects of COVID-19 pandemic


As part of intensified efforts and initiatives for financial support to its members from the adverse impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) staged a webinar on the theme: “Financial support to the African airline industry in the context of COVID-19 pandemic impacts.” The webinar, which took place on 04 June 2020, was […]

Press Release: AFRAA releases COVID 19 Impact Assessment on African Airlines


Nairobi, Kenya – 02 June 2020: The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has released a new analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the airline industry in Africa which reveals an estimated revenue loss of USD 8.103 billion for African airlines for the year 2020. The analysis is the first in a series of studies that […]

MTU Maintenance and Aerologic extend exclusive GE90-110B contract


MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and its valued, long-term customer Aerologic GmbH have renewed their exclusive GE90-110B contract by a further twelve years. The contract encompasses multiple aspects of MTU Maintenance’s PERFORMPlus offering, including engine trend monitoring, fleet management and on-site support as well as spare engine provision. Aerologic […]

L’AFRAA élabore un plan de relance COVID-19 pour l’industrie du transport aérien en Afrique


En soutien à ses membres dans ces circonstances exceptionnelles de la pandémie COVID-19, l’AFRAA a organisé un webinaire dans le cadre des actions urgentes, immédiates et cohérentes visant la survie de l’industrie. Le webinaire, qui avait pour thème « Naviguer en pleine pandémie COVID-19 et se préparer à la reprise d’après-crise », a permis à […]

Press Release: AFRAA develops a COVID-19 recovery plan for the African airline industry


Nairobi, Kenya- AFRAA, in support to its members during these exceptional circumstances of COVID-19 pandemic, has staged a webinar as part of urgent, immediate and consistent actions for the survival of the industry. The webinar which was held under the theme: “navigating COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for recovery post-crisis” provided a platform for AFRAA to […]

AFRAA joins the 3rd meeting on implementation of SAATM


AFRAA Secretary General, Mr. Abdérahmane Berthé, joined key #aviationindustry stakeholders at the 3rd meeting on implementation of the joint prioritized action plan for the operationalisation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Dakar, at the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) headquarters, to discuss the progress and challenges of opening African skies. Mr. Berthé, pointed out […]