Browsing: open skies in EAC

  • An expert in the tourism industry has urged countries in the East African Community (EAC) to liberalise their airspaces and open up skies to promote the tourism industry in the region
  • East African Tourism Platform Chair Fred Odek said the existing restrictive pacts, such as the Bilateral Air Service Agreements, were disrupting the harmonisation of air transport services 
  • Odek called upon the partner states to complete the EAC regulations to facilitate the liberalisation of air travel in the region

Countries in the East African Community (EAC) should liberalise their airspaces and open up skies to promote the tourism industry in the region.

Fred Odek, the Chairperson of the East African Tourism Platform (EATF), said the existing restrictive pacts, such as the Bilateral Air Service Agreements (BASAs), were disrupting the harmonisation of air transport services.

Odek called upon the partner states to complete the EAC regulations to facilitate the liberalisation of …