The Aviation Africa Conference and Exhibition (Aviation Africa 2018) opened in Cairo on Tuesday with the participation of about 650 figures from 50 countries, including 220 representatives for 34 airlines and 50 African and international spokespersons.
EgyptAir hosts the two-day event which held under the auspices of Egyptian Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy and EgyptAir Holding Company Chairman Safwat Musallam.
The conference focuses on the theme of "securing strategy for Africa's success" alongside several relevant issues on cyber security, infrastructure investment, single skies, harnessing MRO development, women in aviation and means of surviving in a competitive marketplace.
The conference will tackle the key drivers to grow business and opportunities across Africa.
Sessions and workshops will be held to address vital issues, including Africa's role in civil aviation domain, investments in civil aviation infrastructure and e-terrorism.
Last year’s edition of the event was hosted by Rwanda