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Senegal: Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport, 7th African airport to receive the “Airport Health Accreditation”

The Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport is now on the list of the few African airports that have received the “Airport Health Accreditation”, a program designed by the Airport Council International (ACI), to make airport facilities safe in this time of Covid-19. “… This certifies that Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport offers a safe airport experience to all travellers, in compliance with the sanitary measures according to the ACI guidelines, as part of the programme to restart and resume aeronautical activities, and the recommendations of the World Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council…

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Read for you : Ghana To Deploy Freight Drones To Facilitate Trade

Ghana is expected to deploy freight drone technology in the coming years to facilitate the timely movement of goods within the country. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the country’s Aviation Ministry and International Freight Drone (IFD) organisation. IFD is expected to deploy freight drones that are capable of carrying 10-tons of shipping container over 700 kms, and build drone ports at various parts of the country. Freight drone technology, when fully developed would help get finished goods and fresh agricultural products from the hinterlands…

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SENEGAL-OUROSSOGUI-MATAM AIRPORT, reconstruction work launched

The reconstruction of Ourossogui-Matam airport, part of the ambitious project to rebuild 13 regional airports in Senegal, was launched yesterday, November 30, 2020.With a total value of 14 billion, the work to be carried out by the Czech company Transcon, with local and international subcontractors, will have to end in October 2021. They will affect runways, taxiways, air terminals, control towers, security and fire-fighting buildings, and hangars.New air navigation, meteorological and ground handling equipment is also provided.

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Kigali International Airport, 6th African Airport to receive ACI Airport Sanitary Accreditation

Kigali International Airport in Rwanda becomes the sixth African airport to receive medical accreditation from ACI Airport. This encourages the team’s efforts to make its airport facilities safe. The Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) program was created to assess the health measures deployed by airports to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Airport Dakar Blaise Diagne: Agents collect a large sum of money given to its owner, a passenger

Matar SENE / source : www.pressafrik.com This fact deserves to be pointed out because what we sometimes hear or what is often put forward are stolen luggage, things lost and not found in airports. This is certainly the reason for the letter of congratulations from the managing director of LAS (Limak-Aibd-Summa), airport manager in favor of two agents of the company Global. The latter manages trolleys and advertising on the Diass platform. This fact deserves to be pointed out because what we sometimes hear or what is often put forward are stolen…

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GABON – A woman takes over the General Management of the Gabonese National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC)

The Council of Ministers of the Gabonese Government, which met yesterday Friday, November 20, designated Ms. NADINE NATHALIE AWANANG EP. ANATO, Director General of ANAC. Assistant Director since January 2020, she replaces Mr. Arthur DELAUNAY who passed away last October 13.Married and mother of 4 children, Mrs ANATO joined ANAC as an NA engineer and successively held the positions of:-Head of Air Navigation Services, as part of safety oversight activities,-Air Navigation Services Inspector-Air Traffic Specialty, Aeronautical Information Service and -PANS-OPS (Procedure for Air Navigation Services-Aircraft Technical Operations), as of May…

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Read for you – Central African Republic: concerns about the possible takeover of Bangui airport

source : rfi.fr The Asecna workers’ union is sounding the alarm, while the government wants to hand over the management and renovation of this airport to the Turkish group Damnus. They are worried that their jobs will disappear. Representatives of the Asecna [African Air Navigation Safety Agency], members of the commission set up by the Department of Transport and Civil Aviation to “analyze the relevance of this contract” have just alerted the minister. For them, the contract goes against the interests of workers in the sector, but also and especially the Central…

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