he African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has welcomed four new member airlines from Kenya, Djibouti, Senegal and Uganda.
Safarilink aviation operating from Kenya, Air Djibouti – the flag carrier of Djibouti, Air Senegal and Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd. join her larger membership comprising of all the major intercontinental African operators.
Commenting on the new addition, AFRAA Secretary General Mr Abdérahmane Berthé said: “We are thrilled to welcome these new members to our Association; we will continue to remain true to our mission to promote, serve African Airlines and champion Africa’s aviation industry.”
Currently, the air transport market in Africa supports $ 55.8 billion in economic activity and 6.2 million jobs. Over the next 20 years, African aviation is forecast to grow at 5.9 percent year-on-year.