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Speakers confirmed for Routes Africa 2018 in Ghana

Posted 4 July 2018 · Add Comment

The line-up of speakers has been confirmed ahead of Routes Africa 2018 which will take place in Accra, Ghana, 16-18 July.

Names newly confirmed include:

John Attafuah, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL)

Charles Hanson Adu, Group Executive for Airport Operations, Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL)

Akwasi Agyeman, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Tourism Authority

Theodore Chikelu, the Managing Director and CEO of Jet Afrique

 Simon Allotey, the Director General of Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

These speakers will join leading industry experts already billed, such as:

Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines

Edgardo Badiali, the Former CEO of Libyan Wings.

Vuyani Jarana, Chief Executive Officer, South African Airways (SAA)

Mory Camara, International Business Development Manager, OAG

Richard Kyereh, Head of Commercial, Africa World Airlines

Adam Wu , Chief Executive Officer, CBN Travel and MICE

Edgardo Badiali, Former Chief Executive Officer, Libyan Wings

Susan Kurland, Deputy Commissioner of Air Service Development - Chicago Dept.of Aviation - O'Hare and Midway International Airports

Pumla Luhabe, Chief Commercial Officer, South African Airways (SAA)

Ali Tounsi, Secretary General, ACI Africa

Raphael Kuuchi, Vice President for Africa, IATA

Yolanta Strikitsa, Director, Strikitsa Consulting

Wilken Bellmann, Head of Network Planning and Scheduling, SunExpress

Samson Fatokun, Area Manager, South-West Africa, IATA

Routes Africa, the intra-Africa route development forum, returns after a two year hiatus, due to demand from the route development community. The event, which will be the 12th Routes Africa, is the most long standing and established aviation forum within Africa, bringing together leading airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss air services to, from and within Africa.

John Dekyem Attafuah, managing director, Ghana Airports Company said: “Ghana Airports Company Limited is proud to host this year’s event. We promise you a well organised and productive conference, in a very conducive environment in our beautiful capital city of Accra.

Delegates should expect to experience the proverbial Ghanaian hospitality that we are well noted for and leave with memorable experiences of Ghana’s rich culture, heritage, sights and sounds.”

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