The Yamoussoukro Decision was adopted in Yamoussoukro, Cote d Ivoire on 14 November 1999 for the liberalization of access to air transport markets in Africa.
This Strategic Objective of AFCAC is designed to enhance Civil Aviation Security and Facilitation in Africa through the establishment of a strong Aviation Security System in Africa.
At the invitation of the Commissioner for Infrastructure Energy and Tourism, the Bureau of the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) attended the consultative meeting held on the 13 March 2018 at the Headquarters of the African Union Commission (AUC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Under the MOU between the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) first signed in 1997 and last renewed in 2015, 50 fellowships a year are provided for selected SAA programmes. The list of courses, terms of fellowships and application procedures are appended below.
Aviation has grown to become one of the most important sectors worldwide. It is also in the international spotlight as it provides enormous benefits to the world community and it is fast becoming an indispensable part of daily life. As such, Africa cannot afford to be left behind.
The prospect of air transport in Africa is very bright as air traffic is expected to double by 2030. The African sky is increasingly being used by major airlines with latest-generation aircraft that require suitable infrastructure. In addition, African airlines are also showing development ambitions and have begun to renew their fleet with the acquisition of newer and larger aircraft in anticipation of the expected growth.
In line with AFCAC‚Äôs vision to foster a safe, secure, efficient, cost effective, sustainable and environmentally friendly civil aviation industry in Africa, the 12th AFCAC-CAAS On-site Training on Air Operator Certification and Surveillance¬†was organized by AFCAC, in Cotonou, Benin, from 02 - 06 October 2017 .¬†The Course for Inspectors and Airport Operations Officers of AFCAC member States was conducted by the Singapore Aviation Academy in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding between AFCAC and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to assist African Aviation Professionals to develop competencies in the area of Air Operator Certification and Surveillance.
ICAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations and was created in 1944 to promote the safe and orderly development of international civil aviation throughout the world.