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IATA boss Tyler headlines aviation meet

12 September 2013, 16:04

Lagos - Stakeholders in the international aviations sector will gather in Lagos next week to discuss safety issues in the industry.

They will meet under the auspices of “Aviation Day Africa” on Tuesday at a prominent hotel in the city.

Organisers confirmed the Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Tony Tyler, will attend the event alongside other policy makers from across in the aviation sector in a dialogue to address issues such as safety, infrastructure and regulatory capacity building.

They said that the choice of Tyler to be the guest at the event was influenced by his commitment to Africa's aviation industry.

Tyler, according to them, hosted IATA's first annual general meeting in the continent in over two decades and has remained particularly committed to the Abuja Declaration whose the goal is improving aviation safety on the continent.

Other notable figures expected at the event are Dr Elijah Chingosho, Secretary General of the African Airlines Association, Nigeria's Aviation
Minister, Princess Stella Oduah, President of African Civil Aviation Commission, Air Commodore Kwame Mamphey and Director General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Fola Akinkuotu.

Arik Air, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, the Federal Airport Authority, United Bank for Africa among other organizations are sponsoring the event.

- CAJ News


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