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The East African Business Council (EABC) has urged the EAC Partner States to fast the track opening of air transport services to boost regional trade, tourism and hospitality sectors.

Recently, EAC partner states have expressed their intentions to resume domesstic and international flights, a move seen as key in the recovery of the aviation as well as tourism sector.

EABC has therefore lauded the partner states for the move saying this is an important move that will help the economies bounce back after the global pandemic shock.

Tanzania resumed international flights on 18th of May 2020, chartered flights in Rwanda restarted on 18th June 2020, Kenya has planned to open domestic air travel on 15th July 2020 and international flights in Kenya and Rwanda are expected to resume on 1st August 2020.

In May this year, EAC-CASSOA in cooperation with AMREF Flying Doctors (AFD) organized an emergency COVID-19 Intervention Training …