|AFRICAN AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES PROVIDERS URGED TO COME UP WITH BETTER WAY TO PROVIDE SERVICES- ENG. KAMWELWE.|
AFRICAN AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES PROVIDERS URGED TO COME UP WITH BETTER WAY TO PROVIDE SERVICES- ENG. KAMWELWE.
The minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Hon. Eng. Isack A. Kamwele, urged the Air Navigation Services providers in Africa, to look for better ways to manage the air space and offer better services to match with anticipated rapid growth and technological changes in the air transport sector.
The minister made the call while officiating the two days Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) Africa Conference, held in Dar es Salaam, attracting more than 200 delegates from African region and beyond.
“Statistics indicate that air transport is one of the fastest growing sectors, especially in African continent and the number of air traffic is expected to double in the next ten years”, He said.
Eng. Kamlwelwe, reiterated on the government commitment to enhance and improve the quality of service delivery in aviation industry citing four radars installation project by Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) as one of the major air transport projects currently implemented by the government.
CANSO Director General Simon Hocquard, said as Africa continues to experience rapid growth in air traffic and thus it is vital that the air traffic management organisations works together to ensure consistent, high levels of service provision across the region. He added that the CANSO Africa conference provided an important forum for service providers and suppliers to discuss key issues, share experience and expertise, and find common solutions.
The Director General TCAA and the CANSO Africa Regional Chairman, Hamza S. Johari said his passion is to see transformation in air navigation services in the region and that can only be achieved, by strengthening collaboration and partnership among African countries, that will enable a realization of a seamless African sky.