Assn. of African Airlines Secretary General Elijah Chingosho last week lashed out at the “invasion” of the continent by European and Gulf carriers, questioning their “preferential treatment” over their African counterparts in obtaining traffic rights. He also accused Middle East aviation companies of “poaching qualified staff in a big way.” According to data from AFRAA and Innovata, African airlines on average were responsible for 40% capacity, or ...

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