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Spotlight / 2023
- November 27. Closed markets, high costs hurting Africa airlines more
- November 24. IATA: Namibia clean as a whistle
- November 20. AFRAA AGM: Liberalised market via SAATM is a slow process
- November 15. African Air Transport: Keyamo calls for speedy Implementation of Yamoussoukro Decision
- November 10. [WATCH CNBC Africa CEO Interiew] Airlines body roots for faster implementation of SAATM
- October 12. African govt’s to open aviation markets to address poor intra-African air connectivity
- October 12. AASA proposes measures to strengthen infra-Africa connectivity
- October 12. A warm AASA welcome to our new Associate Member: DPO Pay
- October 11. AASA calls for visa-free travel in Africa
- October 10. AASA elects next term’s Chairpersons
- October 9. Regional airlines turbulent on economic growth
- October 9. Southern African airlines body elects its leadership for next year
- October 8. Time to address ‘embarrassingly low’ intra-African air connectivity, airline body chief says
- October 7. AASA’s 2023-24 Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson elected
- October 6. Southern African airlines hindered in supporting economic growth - AASA proposes remedies
- 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.