AFRAA Signs MoU with TMAM for coordination of support for enhanced airline and airport operations in Africa  


16 February 2024, Malabo –  Equatorial Guinea: Airlines and airports have an interdependent relationship and a coordinated interaction is key for the air transport industry to thrive. In line with this and with the objective to develop coordinated synergies that will align efforts to enhance airport and airline operations in Africa, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Terminals Malabo Airport Management (TMAM).

The MoU was signed by Mr. Abdérahmane Berthé – AFRAA Secretary General and Mr. Ahmed Al Hadabi – Group CEO of Terminals Group at sidelines of the Future of Air Transportation Summit in Malabo –  Equatorial Guinea. Under the framework of the MoU, AFRAA and TMAM will focus on the following areas of collaboration:

  1. Efforts to promotion of travel and tourism within Africa
  2. Data sharing and analytics
  3. Initiatives to enhance operational efficiencies, customer service, and strategic planning
  4. Environmental sustainability
  5. Airport Infrastructure Development
  6. Training and capacity building
  7. Innovation and Technology
  8. Emergency Response and Crisis Management
  9. Special handling services
  10. Enhancement of customer service for passengers
  11. Advocacy and policy engagement


An annual workplan shall be developed to set and track progress of activities between AFRAA and TMAM.


About    AFRAA

The African Airlines Association, also known by its acronym AFRAA, is a trade association of airlines from the member states of the African Union (AU). Founded in Accra, Ghana, in April 1968, and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, AFRAA’s mission is to promote, serve African Airlines and champion Africa’s aviation industry. The Association envisions a sustainable, interconnected and affordable Air Transport industry in Africa where African Airlines become key players and drivers to African economic development.


AFRAA membership of 54 airlines cuts across the entire continent and includes all the major intercontinental African operators. The Association members represent over 85% of total