07 - 09 May 2017 Medina Mediterranea in Yasmine Hammamet - Tunisia

Programme

Aviation Stakeholders Convention
07 - 09 May 2017 at the Medina Mediterranea, Yasmine Hammamet - Tunisia

"Collaboration for sustainable aviation growth in Africa"

TimeSunday, 07 May 2017
13:00 – 18:00 Registration opens
19:00 – 21:00 Welcome Cocktail Reception
TimeMonday, 08 May 2017
08:00 – 09:00 Registration of participants
09:00 – 10:15
  • Welcome and opening remarks - Dr. Elijah Chingosho, AFRAA Secretary General
  • Remarks by - ICAO Regional Director European and North Atlantic (EUR/NAT) Office - Mr. Luis Fonseca de Almeida
  • Remarks by Mr. Ilyes Mnakbi, Chairman & CEO - Tunisair
  • Remarks by Mr. Habib Mekki, Director General of Civil Aviation Authority
  • Remarks by Ms. Iyabo Sosina, Secretary General - AFCAC

Official opening of conference by Guest of Honour representing the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tunisia

10:15 – 11:00 Networking Coffee / Tea Break
Press Conference
11:00 – 11:25

Session II Priorities and Outlook of African Aviation

Presentation 1

What are the success factors to achieve sustainable growth of African aviation?

11:25 – 11:50

Presentation 2

Opportunities and trends in aviation in Africa

11:50 – 12:50

Panel discussion 1

Collaboration in the supply chain 

12:50 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 – 14:25

Panel discussion 2

Enhancing airline - stakeholder partnerships for profitability in Africa

14:25 – 17:30

Scheduled one-to-one meetings

17:30 – 18:00 Networking Coffee / Tea Break
19:00 – 22:00

Awards and gala dinner

TimeTuesday, 09 May 2017
09:00 – 09:25

Session III: Safety and cost effective infrastructural development

Presentation 4

Safety milestones in Africa and priorities for the continent

09:25 – 10:25

Panel discussion 3

What should stakeholders do to turn the tide of proliferation of aviation taxes and charges in Africa?

10:25 – 11:25 Networking Coffee / Tea Break
11:25 – 13:25

Session IV: Masterclasses

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 14:55

Session V: Technology innovation for enhanced operations

Presentation 6

Use of data to transform aviation business: The AFRAA-Sabre NPS project on African airlines – Sabre Airline Solutions

14:55 – 15:55

Panel discussion 4

Meeting the ever-changing customer expectations of the increasingly connected traveler

15:55 – 16:10

Acknowledgement of sponsors and exhibitors

16:10 – 18:00 Farewell Cocktail Reception

Get in touch

Maureen Kahonge
Deputy Director Business Development
African Airlines Association (AFRAA)
P O Box 20116 - 00200
Nairobi, Kenya.
+254 20 23 20 144/8,
+254 722 209 708 /
+254 735 337 669
  • Ms. Adefunke Adeyemi, IATA

    Very well organised event as usual for AFRAA and great networking opportunities
  • Mrs. Aduke Atiba, Landover Co. Ltd

    Very good job overall and conference is very useful/practical in approach. I believe more key decision makers in the airline industry should have been in attendance; as the issues discussed had strong policy implications and not totally operational in nature
  • Mrs. Shingai Dhliwayo, Air Zimbabwe

    Great platform, Well organized
  • Mr. Tom Bright Amooti, DAS Handling Company Juba

    Great Networking opportunities! The convention was well arranged and planned well. Thanks AFRAA team for your coordination.
  • Mrs. Blessing Amiandamen, Medview Airline

    Information and Networking – yes this was achieved
  • Mr. Waltie Kleinhans, Flamingo Inflight Services

    Networking, learning and gathering information related to the industry. Yes, this was met.
  • Mrs. Carla da Silva, Air Mauritius

    Networking, understanding updates on the industry issues, maintain abreast of aviation challenges, opportunities and key issues – yes was met
  • Ms. Shornette Rodrigues, Travelport

    Recently joined the air commerce team so needed to understand how my role is linked to the industry as a whole. Yes, objective met
  • Mr. Kelvin Kaisi, Flamingo Inflight Services

    My main objectives were to get exposure on latest trends, understand the African Aviation market better and to network. They were met
  • Mrs. Safia Abdulhamid, Zanzibar Airports Authority

    To meet different airlines which are not operating to our airport and invite them. Objective was met
  • Mr. Bruno Boucher, Lufthansa Consulting

    Good set up, good organisation
  • Mr. Sibusiso Nkabinde, ATNS

    Comprehensive list of topics and discussions. Also a unique gathering of stakeholders
  • Ms. Loyiso Jiyana, Air Chefs

    The pricing/fare management masterclass
  • Mr. Lawrence Tsimane, Air Botswana

    Rockwell Collins' presentation during the masterclass
  • Mr. Semou Diouf, Egnos Africa

    Statistics. True discussion on current problems
  • Mr. Moitry Joel, Thales Avionics

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Sponsors

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