"The delays in liberalizing African skies have been at Africa’s peril, with loss of African airline market share from 60% in the early 1990s to just under 20% at present,” African Airlines Association (AFRAA) secretary general Elijah Chingosho said at the organization’s AGM in Algiers in November. In 1988 a group of African states agreed that freeing up the intra-African skies would be a good thing. This became known as the Yamoussoukro Declaration. In 1999 African ...

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