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Mozambique Civil Aviation Authority grants seven carriers domestic route rights

The Civil Aviation Authority of Mozambique has granted domestic passenger traffic rights to seven airlines after a tender that was staged earlier in the year. At a press conference held at the capital city of Maputo, the regulator gave Ethiopian Airlines and its Southern African unit, Malawian Airlines, cabotage rights, while local operators including CFM – Transportes e Trabalhos Aéreos, TTA – Sociedade de Transporte e Trabalho Aéreo, and Solenta …

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Mozambique’s Civil Aviation Institute in talks for new regulation to better protect passengers’ rights

Discussions have been initiated by the Mozambique’s Civil Aviation Institute (IACM) for the formulation of a new regulation that would better protect passengers’ rights from airlines operating in the country. The IACM oversaw a meeting with representatives from various airline companies that are operating in the country as well as civil society organizations, to discuss the draft regulation, which they hope to submit to the Cabinet by year’s end. IACM …

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Three airports in Mozambique set to be certified

Mozambique’s Ministry of Transport and Communications announced that the international airports in Maputo, Beira and Nampula would be given certification before the year ends. According to a statement released by the Ministry, the move would be done in compliance with international rules of the aviation industry. Moreover, the certification ensures stakeholders that the facilities have complied with safety standard established in their internal operations as well as other recommendations coming …

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Mozambique Transport Minister calls for international standards to be met

Transport Minister Carlos Mesquita has urged the regulatory body for aviation, the Mozambique Civil Aviation Authority (IACM), to see to it that international standards are upheld to prevent a repetition of the occurrence where the country’s airlines were prohibited from entering the airspace of the European Union. Back in 2011, Mozambique was placed on the European Union blacklist after the IACM was accused of not meeting EU standards. The country …

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EASA lifts ban on Mozambican airlines

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has removed Mozambican airlines from the European Union blacklist after teams from the EU Air Safety Committee carried out an audit of the National Institute of Civil Aviation of Mozambique back in February. The country’s aviation industry as well as tourism stakeholders lauded the development. The findings by the audit team showed improvements made by the Mozambican Civil Aviation Institute and Mozambican flagship airline …

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Benin, Mozambique carriers taken off Air Safety List, can now fly to EU nations

Carriers from Benin and Mozambique have been removed from the European Union Air Safety List while the European Commission added one each from Nigeria and Zimbabwe during the latest update. The Air Safety List now includes 181 airlines in countries outside the EU that are either barred or kept from flying to member nations because of safety or regulation issues. “I am glad that we are able to take all …

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Mozambique and France sign Air Services Agreement

Mozambique and France have agreed to an Air Services Agreement that will create the legal basis for regular air connectivity between the two countries. Air links between Mozambique and France will attract French businesses to invest in the Southern African nation. Mozambique’s Transport Minister Carlos Mesquita and French Ambassador Bruno Clerc signed the agreement. However, Mesquita explained that the agreement covers flights between the two countries, and is not an …

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