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Airline Industry Facing Safety, Security Challenges

The Daily Monitor (Addis Ababa)
May 11, 2007
News Article By Dagnachew Teklu

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA), which is convening its third regional ministerial conference here in Addis on air transport, said urgent action was need to by all stakeholders to rescue the industry from the precarious situation it now finds itself....
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4 African countries singled out for unsafe skies
By Nicola Clark

African airlines 'smothered'

AFRAA's secretary general Christian Folly-Kossi said: "Globalisation is taking Africa by storm. In most African states, foreign carriers are dominating the sky.
"Yields remain highest in Africa compared to other continents, and unfortunately, African carriers are weak and pose very little competitive threat to the (foreign) mega-carriers...Read more

 

AFRAA official urges African transport ministers to create development fund.(African Airlines Association, Christian Folly-Kossi)(Brief, Prime Article)

The leaders of sub-Saharan countries in Africa should launch a fund to provide financial aid to airlines that are suffering from the strong competition from European airlines and from safety concerns, according to Christian Folly-Kossi, secretary-general of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA).

Integration, trade and tourism is also hampered by a lack of direct connections between many African cities, Folly-Kossi said at a conference for African transport ministers in Sun City, South Africa. The fact ... Read more

 

AFRAA official urges African transport ministers to create development fund

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The leaders of sub-Saharan countries in Africa should launch a fund to provide financial aid to airlines that are suffering from the strong competition from European airlines and from safety concerns, according to Christian Folly-Kossi, secretary-general of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA)...Read more

 

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African aviation industry must strategise

Source: GNA

Stakeholders in the African Aviation Industry must strategise and form alliances with major operators in the world in order to withstand the competition brought about by these mega-carriers. Mr Christian E. Folly-Kossi, Secretary General of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), who made the call in Accra on Tuesday, said...Read more

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