GE Africa (Lagos)
Furthering the Sustainable Growth of Aviation in Africa
"Africa is the second-fastest growing region in the world as far as international air traffic is concerned," says the new Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders report released last month by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG). And though air transport already "supports 6.8 million jobs and contributes $72.5 billion to Africa's GDP," ATAG notes that the "overly strict regulatory environment in the region must be simplified if Africa's true economic potential is to be realised." Read more in GE Aviation's interview with ATAG Executive Director Michael Gill on the report's findings. Download report. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
GE Africa, 11 August 2016
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