Monday, July 15, 2024

Free trade, a single market and airships on the agenda

One of the keys to the future of aviation in Africa is the successful implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market that is being launched in Addis Ababa in January. The SAATM agreement has been signed by 22 countries, including the biggest continental players in aviation, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire and South Africa. […]

African airfreight getting ready to take off

Airfreight in Africa is on the verge of massive expansion, driven by a landmark co-operation and regulations liberalisation agreement, a diversification of routes and improvements to infrastructure, writes Stuart Flitton. These developments follow the strong and steady growth that led to the largest year-on-year increase in demand last year of nearly 18 per cent. The […]