African airlines discuss transportation matters

  • A TAAG airplane  on Luanda International Airport tarmac
Luanda - The 52nd edition of the General Assembly of the Association of African Airlines (AFRAA) will take place, from Monday to Tuesday, in webinar format, under the motto “Redefining Air Transport for a New Era".

A press note from TAAG, that ANGOP accessed last Sunday, makes it known that the guest of honour of the event is the Angolan minister of Transport, Ricardo de Abreu, who on the occasion will make a brief address during the opening ceremony.

 

TAAG (Angolan Airlines) holds the mentioned association’s presidency and is a member of its most important corporate body, the Executive Committee.

 

Among the different topics to be addressed, the document highlights “The development of the sector in Africa and worldwide”.

 

“The unique African air transport market”, “Effective recovery and recovery strategies sustainability", "Network and fleet planning beyond 2020", "The strategic importance of air cargo transportation” and “The strategic alignment of the tourism and transportation sectors by air", are part of the issues to be discussed.

 

The note also indicates that the event will focus on internal work and approval of the association's annual reports and resolutions.

 

In addition to the largest African airlines, institutions will be represented at the event such as the African Union, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Air Transport (IATA), African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and other civil aviation authorities.

 

Heads of companies providing airport services, air navigation, as well as aircraft and engine manufacturers, component suppliers and other service providers at industry level will also be part of the event.

 

AFRAA assemblies are held annually on a rotating basis by members, whose presidency is assumed by the host airline for an equal period of time (1 year).

 

This year, the presidency of AFRAA is assumed by Rui Carreira, president of the Commission Executive of TAAG, Airline of Angola, host of the event.

 

A press note from TAAG, that ANGOP accessed last Sunday, makes it known that the guest of honour of the event is the Angolan minister of Transport, Ricardo de Abreu, who on the occasion will make a brief address during the opening ceremony.

 

TAAG (Angolan Airlines) holds the mentioned association’s presidency and is a member of its most important corporate body, the Executive Committee.

 

Among the different topics to be addressed, the document highlights “The development of the sector in Africa and worldwide”.

 

“The unique African air transport market”, “Effective recovery and recovery strategies sustainability", "Network and fleet planning beyond 2020", "The strategic importance of air cargo transportation” and “The strategic alignment of the tourism and transportation sectors by air", are part of the issues to be discussed.

 

The note also indicates that the event will focus on internal work and approval of the association's annual reports and resolutions.

 

In addition to the largest African airlines, institutions will be represented at the event such as the African Union, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Air Transport (IATA), African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and other civil aviation authorities.

 

Heads of companies providing airport services, air navigation, as well as aircraft and engine manufacturers, component suppliers and other service providers at industry level will also be part of the event.

 

AFRAA assemblies are held annually on a rotating basis by members, whose presidency is assumed by the host airline for an equal period of time (1 year).

 

This year, the presidency of AFRAA is assumed by Rui Carreira, president of the Commission Executive of TAAG, Airline of Angola, host of the event.