Airlines companies




These are aircraft operators. Since the late 1990s many airlines have come together and formed alliances. In fact, these companies choose to offer complementary networks which cover the whole world. Involved in code sharing, this practice allows them to increase the number of flights offered under their name.

ASECNA: guide aircraft in the sky

ASECNA is a public establishment with legal status and financial autonomy. The establishment was born thanks to 14 African countries, in association with France, who were willing to pool material, human and financial resources together, so as to guarantee the regularity in destination services, aircraft flight safety as well as air traffic in general within the member states, and to manage their airspace and those for which they were providing air traffic and aviation weather services to.

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Tour operators (TO)


In aviation terms, the tour operator negotiates prices or mediates with the airlines. A new form of interaction links him more and more to the airlines. Instead of chartering an entire aircraft, the tour operator can rather buy certain number of seats in the plane and later sellthem at his own price.

WMO: World Meteorological Organization


The World Meteorological Organization - WMO, (in French, Organisation Meteorologique OMM) is a specialized agency of the UN. Her role is to participate in the creations of norms which enabling the standardization of meteorological measurements, their international transactions for the day and weather forecasting, so as to reserve for further climatic studies and ensure an appropriate application of the information. WMO also addresses issues pertaining to operational hydrology.

AFCAC: African Civil Aviation Commission

AFCAC (African Civil Aviation Commission), baptised in Addis Ababa, forty years ago, is the specialized agency of the African Union in the field of civil aviation.

The head office is in Dakar.

The objective of the commission was to:

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