Still a mirage
“There is only an acting person and as you know, there is a limit to how far such a mandate goes,” he said during an Airbus organised panel discussion on tourism in Toulouse, France recently.
On the loss by small airlines, he says, “Nothing could be further from the truth because the big airlines are interested in operating more nonstop flights and are not interested in these milk-stop type of operations. And if anybody is going to connect Africa, it is the small airlines,” he said.
Air Mauritius chief executive Somas Appavou sees alliances as the way forward.