The Single African Air Transport market (SAATM) that was launched on 28 January 2018 currently has 35 member states signatory to the Solemn Commitment.
20 out of the 35 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 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) within the context of institutional support being provided by the African Development Bank (AfDB) for the operationalization and implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) is organizing Capacity Building Workshops on Economic Regulation of Air Transport in Africa.
The Workshops are scheduled from 25 to 29 July 2022 for Eastern and Southern Regions and 22 to 26 August, 2022 (to be hosted by the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority in Kigali, Rwanda) and for North, Central and Western Regions to be hosted by AFCAC in Dakar, Senegal.
The workshop will consider:
a) Market access
b) Air carrier ownership and control
c) Airline business practices
d) Air transport connectivity and competition
e) Subsidies and other assistance for assurance of services
f) Slot allocation and night curfew
g) Passenger issues (Consumer Protection)
6. Air Cargo;
7. Economic Oversight on Airports; and
8. Policies on charges and taxes.
The workshop will:
The following entities will be invited to participate in the workshop:
Registration link: https://forms.office.com/r/zukDjvzwHP
Country Information Information Bulletin Rwanda - Kigali (pdf)
Country Information Information Bulletin SENEGAL - Saly (pdf)