The market share of LCCs in Africa´s 53 nations will remain low as long as airline costs and taxes are the highest worldwide, African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Secretary General Abderahmane Berthe said. “Only 8.7% of the airlines in Africa are LCCs. Operating costs on the continent are 25-35% higher comparing to other regions in the world. Taxes and charges, fuel etc. If you mean low-fare and if your operating costs are high, you cannot be sustainable here,” Berthe told ...

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