West African Ivory Coast carrier Air Cote d`Ivoire is expected to launch operations from Abidjan (ABJ) Nov. 12, delayed from July. The airline is a partnership with Air France (AF), the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) and the economic development agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (ATW Daily News, May 21). The Ivory Coast government will retain a majority 51% stake in the new airline, AF will hold 20% and AKFED will hold 15% ownership. The remaining shares will ...

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