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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call for government relief measures as the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Africa deepen. The region’s airlines could lose $6 billion of passenger revenue compared to 2019. That is $2billion more than was expected at the beginning of the month. Job losses in aviation and related industries could grow to 3.1 million. That is half of the region’s 6.2 million aviation-related employment. Previous estimate was 2 million.
Geneva - The International Air Transport Association strengthened its call for urgent action from governments in Africa and the Middle East to provide financial relief to airlines as the latest IATA scenario for potential revenue loss by carriers in Africa and the Middle East reached US$23 billion (US$19 billion in the Middle East and US$4 billion in Africa). This translates into a drop of industry revenues of 32% for Africa and 39% for the Middle East for 2020 as compared to 2019. Some of the impacts at national level include: Saudi Arabia 26.
Statement from WORLD ATM Congress organisers: "We have been in lockstep communication with the Spanish health authorities, IFEMA, the city of Madrid, and our exhibitors, vendors, and attendees. At this time, due to the inordinate amount of travel restrictions, imposed on exhibitors and attendees at both national and organisational levels, we have decided to cancel World ATM Congress 2020. We feel this cancellation is in line with guidance from the World Health Organization and is in the best interest of public health and the safety of our participants.
Jomo Keniatta (Nairobi) and Moi International (Mombasa) Airports in Kenya will be soon equipped by SITTI ultimate Voice Communication Systems (VCS). SITTI has in fact been awarded the supply of two MULTIFONO® M800IP® VCS systems for the modernization of the air traffic control infrastructure in this African country. More precisely, one M800IP® system will be used in Nairobi NBO airport for the local tower, approach and area control center, while the other one in the Mombasa MBA airport tower and approach center.
CANSO, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, advocates strong regional collaboration and the acceleration of innovation to improve the performance of air traffic management (ATM) in Africa. The CANSO Africa Conference, CANSO’s annual regional event dedicated to the transformation of ATM in Africa, is being held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 2-6 September. The theme is ‘Towards a seamless African sky and its impact on the next generation of aviation professionals’, and the event is exploring the latest challenges and opportunities in Africa and how regional …
The seventh annual World ATM Congress, held at Feria de Madrid, concluded on Thursday, 14 March. The world’s largest air traffic management (ATM) event attracted a record-breaking 9,573 registrants and 253 exhibitors from 135 countries and territories. - Pedro Saura García, Spain’s Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Transport and Housing and ENAIRe President, opened the three-day Congress. The World ATM Congress Conference Programme featured keynote speakers Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Mobility and Transport at the European Commission, Sara De La Rosa, Interagency …