Ethiopia, CAR seek to revitalize cooperation agreement in aviation
Addis Ababa, October 3, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopia and Central Africa Republic are weighing on reinvigorating their existing agreement in air transport, according to Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority.
That was disclosed following a working visit by Central African Republic Civil Aviation Authority to Ethiopia this week.
A delegation led by the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Central African Republic, Colonel François Edly Follot, visited the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority today, October 3, 2023, and observed the authority’s headquarters.
It is understood that one of the main objectives of the delegation’s visit to Ethiopian CAA, aims to examine ways in renewing the existing air transport agreement between the two countries incorporating current global practices.
It is learned that Ethiopia and Central Africa Republic have renewed their aviation agreement in 2010. The two nations signed the first bilateral air transport agreement 50 years ago.
Previously, Ethiopian Airlines used to fly from Addis Ababa to Bangui in the Central African Republic, according to Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority.
Furthermore, the Airline recently confirmed that it will resume thrice weekly passenger service to the capital of Central Africa Republic, Bangui, effective as of November 15, 2023.
It is stated that today’s visit by the CAR civil aviation delegation may be a new phase to resume the scheduled flight.