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Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:29 - Updated Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:35

Angolan government wants safe air transportation system

Luanda - Angola's Transport minister, Ricardo D'Abreu, said on Monday in Luanda, that the government intends to endow the country with a safe and compacted air transportation system so as to provide a regular and economic service as part of its strategic goals.

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Ricardo de Abreu, Ministro dos Transportes

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

The minister, who was addressing an international meeting, said the aim is to guaranty the connectivity of Angola whether by technological systems or by all necessary means to aid air navigation or through supportive infrastructures to the civil aviation activity.

“ We intend to turn the air sector more competitive, with appropriated conditions to constantly improve its performance, in compliance with new demands and international standards , for a better representation in the diversification of the country’s economy”, said the minister.

In the meantime, Ricardo D'Abreu , recalled that the Angolan air transportation sector is currently undergoing a deep revamp with the approval and publishing of the new Civil Aviation Law  of May 23), which turned the National Aviation Institute into an Aeronautic Authority.

The event is jointly held by the National Airports and Air Navigation Exploitation Company (ENANA) and Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) whose aim among others, is to assess the aspects concerning the air transportation sector.

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