AFRAA and AFCAC sign MoU

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) have signed an MoU to facilitate the achievement of their shared objectives.

The MoU was signed by Abdérahmane Berthé, AFRAA’s Secretary General and Angeline Simana, AFCAC’s Ag. Secretary General. Under the MoU, AFRAA and AFCAC will align their actions and work jointly on various areas including:

Aviation Safety

Air Transport Liberalisation – YD adoption and implementation of SAATM

Efficiency of Air Navigation Systems – Technology advancement

Aviation Security and Facilitation


Human Capital development – Capacity Building

Infrastructure and Regional integration

Aviation Taxes/charges and traffic statistical data exchange

Research and Development

Aviation related Studies

Exchange of statistical data, information and best practices

Berthé said: “AFRAA and AFCAC share the common objective of promoting the development of a safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sustainable air transport system in Africa and thereby effectively contribute to the continent’s socio-economic development and integration. Consultation and close cooperation between AFRAA and AFCAC will facilitate our effective participation and contribution to the overall sustainability of the air transport industry as well as the implementation of our industry projects, initiatives and actions.” 

“AFRAA is delighted to sign this MoU with AFCAC that will forge a stronger working relationship between our two organisations for the development of air transport in Africa,” Berthé added. 

Simana said: “We are excited that our joint programmes as outlined in the MoU would enable us to work together to create a conducive environment for the air transport industry in Africa. Our collaboration will capitalize on our respective strengths and areas of expertise to better meet the needs of the all stakeholders.” 

AFRAA and AFCAC annual plan of activities will be guided by a joint action plan for the effective implementation of the MoU.