The African market remains one of the most challenging in the global airline industry, with an EBIT margin of around just 0.7% anticipated for African carriers collectively this year. That would at least mark a small profit, relative to the previous year’s loss, but it is fragile and there are wide differences in the success of individual airlines. African carriers face stiff competition on intercontinental routes while intra-African connectivity is underdeveloped as a result of market ...

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