Industry AFRAA and ACC Aviation Group announce strategic partnership

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The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and ACC Aviation Group have announced a strategic partnership.

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The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and aviation service provider ACC Aviation Group have agreed on working together under a strategic partnership. This project will support the African aviation industry.

The partnership is the basis of AFRAA´s membership services initiative AFFRAA Consulting – Powered by ACC. With the agreement on the collaborative work, ACC is lending its knowledge and expertise from a range of aviation services like aircraft charter, ACMI leasing, strategic consultancy and asset management.

AFRAA Secretary General, Abdérahmane Berthé, commented: "We are excited to partner with ACC Aviation Group. The air transport industry is a key component of Africa’s economic development and this joint initiative is an important step in promoting African airlines on the global stage."

“AFRAA Consulting – Powered by ACC will provide our members with access to market-leading strategic services and training, giving them the means to improve organisational resilience and respond even more effectively to global market opportunities [...] Working together with ACC, AFRAA seeks to maximise our efforts to realise a sustainable, interconnected and affordable Air Transport industry in Africa and unlock the potential of Africa’s aviation industry.” Mr. Berthe added.

ACC’s Regional VP - Africa, Daniel Huggins, said: "We are extremely proud to be entering into this partnership with AFRAA, which represents a fantastic milestone for ACC, both on an organisational level and in terms of the work we have been doing within the African region. This joint initiative provides a platform to help raise the profile of African airlines globally and effectively maximise their fleet utilisation, something that ACC has already seen great successes from, through our relationships with a number of key African carriers."

AFRAA is a trade association of airlines from the member states of the African Union. It was founded back in 1986 and has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The mission of the association is it, to promote African Airlines and to support the overall aviation industry on the continent. 45 African airlines are currently member of AFRAA.

ACC was founded in 2002 and is delivering solutions in air charter, asset management and consultancy. The company has an extensive network throughout the world and is serving customers around the globe.

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