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Airplanes. IATA: African Development Bank sign MoU to advance Africa’s aviation

Abuja, Nigeria - Between Alexandre de Juniac and Akinwumi Adesina

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a framework for collaboration to boost the aviation sector in Africa. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the International Civil Aviation Organization World Aviation Forum -Financing the Development of Aviation Infrastructure- in Abuja, Nigeria by IATA’s Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Alexandre de Juniac, and African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina. Under the MoU, both will work in partnership to further Africa’s economic and social development by helping build a safe, secure and efficient aviation industry. The two organizations commit to create and implement programs and projects, including technical cooperation for capacity building. Priority areas will include improving connectivity, safety and aviation infrastructure.

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