Africa's poor air safety performance is an old sore, but there are some hopeful signs that the approach of “all talk, no action” is being reversed. Several initiatives are budding across the continent to improve safety of airline operations and the air transport supply chain. Many initiatives and programs are induced by the Abuja Declaration on Aviation Safety in Africa and the Africa Strategic Improvement Action Plan, 2012-15, which aim to achieve a safety performance on a par with the ...


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