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Spotlight / 2023
- September 19. Africa signals post-pandemic shift away from widebodies
- August 24. AFRAA and IATA team on “Focus Africa”
- August 24. Implementation of e-Visas: South African Advance Passenger Processing (APP) - A Guide for Airlines
- August 21. A warm AASA welcome to our new Associate Member: Africa Standards and Certifications (ASC)
- July 26. AASA CEO: 'Governments are not always in agreement' with SAATM
- July 26. AASA CEO: 'The cost of air tickets in Africa is unsustainable'
- June 21. African airlines urged to realize AfCFTA by implementing SAATM
- June 20. IATA launches program to improve aviation safety in Africa
- June 16. AirlinePros becomes Associate Member of AASA
- June 16. AFCAC, AASA partner IATA on African aviation growth
- June 16. IATA’s Focus Africa to strengthen economic contribution
- June 15. AviaDev Africa 2023 Conference: Strategizing for Success
- June 14. AFCAC partners int’l airlines to boost intra-Africa flights
- June 9. TIFA: AASA CEO moderates Access, Connectivity and Mobility Opportunities panel
- June 8. IATA derides ACSA for high charges
- June 7. IATA lambasts ACSA and SA ATNS
- June 6. Aviation head takes aim at SA for upping airport charges despite 'inefficient' operations
- June 6. IAFCAC, AASA Join Forces with IATA on Focus Africa
- May 11. Air Finance Africa Summit: Prospects for Southern Africa
L News & Notices / 2023
Africa Aviation Summit: Air Finance Africa Conference & Exhibition
Air Finance Strategies for Recovery and Growth
10 - 12 May 2023 | Johannesburg, South Africa
Prospects for Airline Co-Operation and Consolidation in Southern Africa
11 May 2023. Edited from Romuald Touembou Ngueyap's LinkedIn post at the event.
- Africa contributes only 2,1% of Aviation market share (2022).
- 12 African states do not have international flights by African carriers.
- 15 African states have carriers only serving intra-African routes.
- Only 5 African states have more than 100 international flights daily.
- Only 4 African states have more international destinations than within Africa.
- Among 51 Africa carriers, only 3 were cash-positive with 1 profitable (2019).
- 36 African Union Member States are current signatories of the SAATM Solemn Commitment. This represents 80% of Africa's market: 42 airlines.
- AFCAC launched the SAATM Pilot Implementation Project (PIP) intending to accelerate the implementation of the YD and SAATM commitment. PIP has 19 African states involved to-date.
- By 2030, if SAATM is well-implémented, it could lead to 200 new City pairs, 12% global traffic growth, and 15% tourism increase.