in Business Aviation

Tarek Ragheb steps down as AfBAA chairman

Posted 30 November 2017 · Add Comment

Tarek Ragheb, the founding chairman of the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) announced he is stepping down from the role.


In his opening address to the organisation’s annual conference Ragheb described the challenges that had been overcome that has seen AfBAA progress to the point where it has been adopted as a member of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and today launches it’s first African Business Aviation Expo at Lanseria Airport in South Africa.
“The one challenge which I believe strongly as the most important, is establishment of transparent and institutionalized corporate governance,” Raghab said. “This is something which I believe is fundamental for any institution to grow and prosper, as such and in keeping with our charter and corporate governance, I have established this institution, and faithfully guided it over the last five years. When I first started thinking about this creating AfBAA was about seven years ago. I was a young 55 year old. This December I will turn 62, and I will be handing the reins over to a new chairman.”
AfBAA is now considering nominations as it conducts a search for a successor.
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Emirates restarts flights to Luanda

Emirates' African network will expand to 15 destinations with the restart of Luanda, Angola from 1 October.

Qatar Airways increases more African services

Qatar Airways is to resume services to Entebbe, Seychelles, and Windhoek, as well as many more global destinations.

IATA: Quarantine measures hampering the restart of aviation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments in Africa and Middle East (AME) to implement testing as an alternative to quarantine measures when re-opening their economies.

MEBAA show postponed to February 2021

The Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) has announced that the regionís business aviation platform, the MEBAA Show, will now take place from 22 February until 24 February 2021 at DWC, Airshow Site.

Gulfstream extends contract for supply of sustainable aviation fuel

Gulfstream Aerospace has extended its contract with World Fuel Services to continue providing the business-jet manufacturer with a steady supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced by World Energy.

RwandAir cancels A330neo and B737 MAX leases

RwandAir has said it is no longer taking its order of new aircraft after the airline had ordered two Boeing 737 MAX and two A330neos in 2018 due to be delivered from leasing companies in 2019.

AMAC SK2907290121
See us at
Aviation Africa 2021SIAA2020 BT1020Aviation MENA 2021MEBAA Show 2020 BT