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L AASA News / 2022
- October 4, Cape Town's jet fuel shortage set to ease after oil tanker docks
- October 3, United Airlines halts flights to SA due to jet fuel shortage in Cape Town
- October 2, SA braces for airline seat shortages over festive season
- September 30, AASA warns of Disruptions and Cancellations Amid Jet fuel crisis at Cape Town airport
- September 28, AASA begs govt to waive airport fees as jet fuel rations at Cape Town squeezes airlines
- September 28, South African jet fuel shortages could lead to cancelled flights and missed schedules
- September 28, Cape Town flights to face delays and cancellation due to low jet fuel
- September 28, [SAfm RADIO: Interview] AASA takes note with grave concern of the imposition of jet fuel rations at Cape Town International Airport
- September 27, Aviation body warns of flight disruptions amid fuel crunch at Cape Town airport
- September 27, Cape Town Airport Reportedly Hit By Jet Fuel Shortage
- September 23. [PODCAST: Interview] Airlines Association of Southern Africa gears up for 52nd AGA
- September 19, AASA CEO calls for governments to 'allow all African airlines to operate without restriction'
- September 19, AASA focusing on 'developing a talent pipeline': CEO
- September 16. Industry perseveres despite turbulent period
L / 2021 / AASA Member News & Notices
L AASA PRESS RELEASE
Aaron Munetsi appointed as AASA CEO
September 27, 2021. Johannesburg. The Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA), announces that Aaron Munetsi has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 27 September 2021.Mr Munetsi takes the helm from Wrenelle Stander who is leaving the industry body to take up a new position with Wesgro, promoting and developing tourism and economic development in the Western Cape.
“Aaron is reputed for his industry knowledge and formidable network of relationships that he has built over his more than 30 years of commercial and aeropolitical experience in the airline industry. He has worked in Southern, Eastern and West Africa as well as the Middle East for airlines in the public and private sector, with industry bodies and as a consultant on aeropolitical affairs, all of which make him a natural fit and a great asset for AASA as its new CEO,” explained AASA Chairperson, Elmar Conradie.
I am looking forward to leading AASA and building on the solid base that has been prepared by my predecessors and the team. I intend to apply my broad industry experience to finding common ground with policy makers, legislators, regulators and our industry partners in developing solutions to the key issues facing airlines throughout the Southern Africa Development Community” Aaron Munetsi, AASA CEOMr Munetsi holds diplomas and certificates in marketing, strategic management and leadership from the University of Zimbabwe, University of Witwatersrand Graduate Business School and the Gordon Institute for Business Studies.
He held several commercial management positions at South African Airways, including Regional Manager for Africa and the Middle East and as its Acting Chief Commercial Officer. For 10 years, he served on the board of Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Business and After leaving SAA in 2018 he joined the African Airlines Association for a stint as its Director: Government, Legal and Industry Affairs. For the past year he has been working as an aeropolitical and business strategy advisor to airlines. Download the media statement...
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