The Single African Air Transport market (SAATM) that was launched on 28 January 2018 currently has 28 member states signatory to the Solemn Commitment.
18 out of the 28 member States have further signed a Memorandum of Implementation to remove restrictions in existing Bilateral Air Services Agreements (BASAs) that are contrary to the Yamoussoukro Decision (YD).
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.
The African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC) is organizing a capacity-building workshop from 22 – 24 JULY 2019, in Kigali, Rwanda to elaborate on the adopted regulations on the Powers and Functions of the Executing Agency, Competition and Consumer Protection Regulations. The workshop will also provide opportunity to offer an update on the Dispute Settlement Mechanism Regulations currently being drafted as well as share experiences on air transport regulations by RECs, Member States and similar regional commissions.
The workshop is open to all senior aviation officials, airlines and Experts responsible for air transport regulations at national and RECs level.
It is expected that the Events will result inter-alia in: