The Single African Air Transport market (SAATM) that was launched on 28 January 2018 currently has 33 member states signatory to the Solemn Commitment.
18 out of the 32 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.
6th - 8th May 2020 : Addis-Ababa / ETHIOPIA
11th - 13th May 2020 : Lagos / NIGERIA
The African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) in collaboration with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) is organizing Capacity Building Workshops on Economic Oversight and Regulation for Sustainable Development of Air Transport in Africa.
The Workshops are scheduled from 6th to 8th May, 2020 and from 11th May to 13th May, 2020 and would be hosted by the Directorate of Civil Aviation Authority of Ethiopia and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority in Ethiopia and Nigeria respectively.
The objectives of the Capacity Building Workshop are to:
The expected participants are Member States’ Directors General of Civil Aviation Authorities, Airport Authorities/Companies and Air Navigation Service Providers; Ministries, Departments and State Agencies responsible for taxes and charges; Experts from Civil Aviation Authorities in charge of air transport regulation.
Prospective participants are hereby invited to complete their registration forms online while member States are also requested to extend this invitation to Agencies responsible for taxes and charges in their respective countries and to encourage their participation.