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air cargo Africa to shine spotlight on region’s growing cargo community

air cargo Africa to shine spotlight on region’s growing cargo community

air cargo Africa, the sector’s leading industry exhibition and conference, comes to Johannesburg, South African from 21-23 February. Having been rescheduled, as it was originally due to the Covid pandemic, it is back again to celebrate domestic innovations and global partnerships in Africa’s vibrant cargo community. 

That disruption, while unfortunate, allowed the industry to focus on opportunities to adapt to changing environments, innovating to meet the new normal and offering interest insights and enthusiasm that will drive the future of the air cargo industry in Africa and beyond.

 One of the most anticipated trade shows for the global industry, air cargo Africa has cemented its leadership position over the past few years by attracting some of the most influential companies and professionals to the show. 

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At a time when the African aviation industry, both for passenger and freight movement, is witnessing a massive surge in terms of launch of new carriers, expansion of trade volumes between Africa and the world, and rapid digitalisation of global supply chains, air cargo Africa has earned the credibility and trust of the global cargo industry as the number one platform for thought leadership, business networking, and discovering new technologies.   

With more than 2000 attendees expected, over three days of focused networking events and knowledge-sharing conferences, air cargo Africa 2023 will bring together leading airlines, airports, GSAs, freight forwarders, cargo handling companies, IT solution providers, and many other important players in the global cargo community. 

Amid the topics that will lead the conversation at the event are: the highs and lows of air cargo in Africa during and after the pandemic; future of freight is digital – a reality check; logistics for e-commerce in Africa – building fast, reliable and sustainable solutions; pharma and healthcare; and more.

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“We are very excited to confirm our participation in air cargo Africa 2023 as this is the right platform for us to showcase our air-freight solutions and share our experience of flying the largest freighter network to and within Africa,” Sanjeev Gadhia, CEO of Astral Aviation said. 

“We look forward to the 2023 edition as we wish to increase our brand awareness and promote our products in the African logistics and aviation community. We are excited about the networking and social activities at air cargo Africa 2023,” Christos Spyrou, CEO and Founder of Aero Africa, added.

“We are delighted to participate at air cargo Africa 2023 because it is the right platform to address different aspects of the industry in this important region which holds tremendous potential for global impact…Africa allows us to look at new different pharma logistics models that combine air cargo with larger multimodal integrations,” Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General of Pharma.Aero, said.

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Edward Hardy

Having become a journalist after university, Edward Hardy has been a reporter and editor at some of the world's leading publications and news sites. In 2022, he became Air Cargo Week's Editor. Got news to share? Contact me on Edward.Hardy@AirCargoWeek.com

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