Still a mi­rage

The East African - - NEWS -

“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.

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