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Africa - Articles and news items

ICAO discusses African civil aviation priorities with Chad President and current AU Chairman

Airport news  •  14 September 2016  •  International Airport Review

The President of ICAO visited Chad last week to discuss civil aviation policy with the Republic’s President, also the current Chairman of the African Union...

CANSO members in Africa sign declaration to implement joint initiative to improve ATM safety

Airport news  •  13 September 2016  •  International Airport Review

The companies that provide air navigation services across Africa have committed to a joint initiative to improve aviation safety across the continent...

Whitepaper: The Big Five Disruptive Strategies for African Aviation

Whitepapers  •  21 September 2015  •  OAG

African aviation punches below its weight. Although 15% of the world’s population resides on the African Continent, just 3% of all departing scheduled airline seats leave from there...

New report confirms significant benefits of liberalized African air markets

Airport news  •  7 July 2014  •  The International Air Transport Association

The International Air Transport Association published a report setting out the considerable social and economic benefits of intra-African air service liberalization...

Using aviation’s potential to drive economic growth in Africa

Airport news  •  17 September 2013  •  International Air Transport Association (IATA)

IATA calls on public and private stakeholders to work together to enable aviation to do more to drive economic growth...

Africa’s ATC challenge

Issue 5 2012  •  3 October 2012  •  Hennie Marais, Executive of Air Traffic Management at Air Traffic and Navigation Services

On 18 February 2011, a multilateral partnership known as the Indian Ocean Strategic Partnership to Reduce Emissions (INSPIRE) was formed in Dubai. The INSPIRE partnership is intended to be collaborative network of partners and peer organisations across the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean region dedicated to improving the efficiency and sustainability of aviation.INSPIRE is aimed at supporting operations in three distinct regions: Southern Africa – Australia / South East Asia, Arabian Gulf – Australia and South-West Indian Ocean – Arabian Gulf.In consultation with stakeholders, the INSPIRE partners have compiled a series of recommended procedures, practices and services that have been demonstrated or have shown the potential to provide efficiencies in fuel and emissions reduction management. They encompass all phases of flight from ‘gate-to-gate’ and are designed to reflect the requirements, in particular but not limited to, long haul flights that typically exceed eight hours in duration.

Thales to harmonise and modernise ATC centres across six african countries

Airport news  •  21 October 2011  •  Thales

Thales awarded a contract by the Agency for Air Navigation Security in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA)...


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