African Bizav Symposium Opens in Marrakesh

 - September 26, 2013, 3:11 PM

The African Business Aviation Association’s first regional symposium opened today at La Mamounia hotel in Marrakesh. In his keynote address, AfBAA founding chairman Tarek Ragheb reiterated business aviation’s importance to growth in the continent. He also underlined the need to change perceptions of African aviation in general, particularly with regard to safety. After the opening address, there were panel discussions on OEM support, issues facing operators, adherence to safety and international standards, flight support, expansion of FBOs and the challenges of aircraft ownership.