South Africa committed to African air transport liberalisation – Minister

South African Transport Minister Dr Blade Nzimande reaffirmed on Friday the country’s commitment to the implementation of the Yamoussoukro Decision (YD) on liberalising air transport across Africa. He did so in a speech to the 48th annual general meeting of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa, in Livingstone, Zambia, which was delivered on his behalf by South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) CEO Poppy Khoza.

“South Africa has already started to implement the key principles of the Yamoussoukro Decision with ready and willing States pending the continental implementation of the multilateral framework,” she read. The country had already deregulated air services with 36 other African States. It was also one of the 23 African countries that had taken part…

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