AFRAA, in partnership with Lufthansa Consulting and Kenya Airways will hold a high level virtual workshop on Airlines Consolidation on 14 September 2021, in virtual format.
According to AFRAA, this important workshop for airline CEOs, C-level representatives and African air transport decision makers at policy level will provide an in-depth background of consolidation of airlines and an awareness of the challenges as well as the benefits of consolidation. Also, case studies will be made by selected airline CEOs during the workshop to enrich the discussions with first-hand experiences.
The workshop, AFRAA said, will analyze the current market situation in Africa, overcapacities and its consequences. It will also analyse the impacts of consolidation for African airlines, passengers, cargo, air transport growth and connectivity.
It will also provide opportunity to share consolidation experiences among African airlines to provide stakeholders an understanding of the attributes and challenges of consolidation. The event will also discuss possible consolidation strategies for African Airlines; and sensitize stakeholders on the regulatory framework governing airlines consolidation.
Further, the virtual event will sensitize States, Regional Economic Communities, financial institutions, multilateral agencies and African airlines on the benefits and challenges of consolidation.