Welcome to Africanews

Please select your experience

Watch Live

The Morning Call

the-morning-call

Africa's sky high ambitions [Business on TMC]

Africa's sky high ambitions [Business on TMC]

The Morning Call

Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda recently stirred efforts to revive their national flag carriers; this will undoubtedly increase options for
direct flights on and away from the continent. It will also undoubtedly increase competition for already existing regional airlines, like Kenya Airways, which were enjoying dominance on the market.

But is investment in national carriers what these African countries need or are these just vanity projects – championed by country’s leaders for the sake of owning a national carrier.

In this week’s business segment Amelia Martha Nakitimbo also seeks the opinion of aviation expert Capt. Francis Babu on Uganda’s decision to purchase the market infamous Airbus A330-900neo.

View more

The Morning Call

The Morning Call is about you. We want to share your opinions on our programme. If you want to contribute to The Morning Call, here are the best ways to get in touch : For more details on how to contribute, click here.

The Morning Call

The Morning Call is about you. We want to share your opinions on our programme. If you want to contribute to The Morning Call, here are the best ways to get in touch : For more details on how to contribute, click here.