The MoU focuses on exchange of information, expertise and capabilities in a number of areas including enhancing security through intelligence-driven, risk-based measures, enhancing safety, reducing accident rates in line with global levels of performance and promoting connectivity.
Other areas include facilitating collaborative decision making in air traffic management, improving the passenger experience through the deployment of IATA's Fast Travel Program and a suite of projects designed to give passengers more control over their journey through a range of self-service options.
This MoU aims to achieve that global standards and best practices form the backbone of Africa's growth as well as position the continent's 54 nations to promote economic and social development by unleashing the full power of aviation. It paves the way for further development in African aviation. The industry already supports 6.8 million jobs and generates $72.5 billion of economic activity on the continent.