Ethiopian Airlines preps to host the 11th edition of aviation stakeholder’s convention


Ethiopian Airlines gets underway to host the 11th edition of aviation stakeholder’s convention from May 7 to 9, 2023 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The convention will be held under the theme, “Changing the African Aviation Narrative” with an aim to promote, serve African and champion Africa´s aviation industry.
While speaking during a press conference held on April 13, 2023, Mesfin Tasew, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group, said that the convection will help to promote and serve the aviation industry in the continent indicating that Ethiopian airlines is very pleased to host this big aviation stakeholders convention as the oldest airline in the continent.
“This edition of the convention will be helpful in bringing all stakeholders together to discuss about the unique challenges of African aviation and to find solutions to challenges,” Mesfin remarked.
It is stated that the Aviation Stakeholders´ Convention (ASC) is one of Africa’s major forums for air transport industry stakeholders to dialogue, exchange knowledge and experiences for the development of the travel ecosystem.
The 11th ASC is jointly hosted by the Ethiopian Airlines and the African Airline Association (AFRAA), with support from the Government of Ethiopia’s, Ministry of Transport and Logistics.w
According to AFRAA’s Secretary General Abderahmane Berthe, the convention will discuss measures to change the narrative of the African aviation sector, create a favorable climate, and improve the performance of airlines on the continent.
The convention is intended to cover topics such as digitalization, cyber security, and improving freight operations, among others.
“I believe it is critical to change the future of our aviation industry through transformative ideas and action,” said the secretary general.
The conference will be attended by representatives from civil aviation authorities, airports, air navigation service providers, ground handlers, regulators, and other relevant stakeholders.