This study of the development of air passenger and air freight services within the African region (the African continent and certain adjacent islands) and between it and other parts of the world, concentrates on questions of organization, economics, finance and facilitation. The study reviews trends and developments and obstacles to further development. The chapter on the background to air transport in Africa, covers the characteristics of the region, the institutional framework, surface transport, and the role of air transport. The second chapter covers air transport operators and the commercial transport fleet. The third chapter covers the airport infrastructure, airport finances, and route networks. The next six chapters cover scheduled airline passenger-and freight-traffic, non-scheduled passenger- and freight-traffic, airport passenger-and freight-traffic, the machinery and tariffs related to fares and rates, the economics of airline operations (revenues and costs for international services the financial situation of airlines), facilitation, and the factors influencing future growth.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Civil Aviation Organization

    Attn: Document Sales Unit, 999 University Street
    Montreal, PQ  Canada  H3C 5H7
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Tables;
  • Pagination: 108 p.
  • Serial:
    • Publisher: International Civil Aviation Organization

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00300176
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 147-AT/51
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 28 1979 12:00AM