#AFRAAAGA45 ENDS MEETINGS WITH AWARD TO KENYA AIRWAYS’ DR. TITUS NAIKUNI
(Posted 27th November 2013)
AFRAA’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding services to African aviation went to Dr. Titus Naikuni of Kenya Airways, the CEO of the host airline for the 45th Annual General Assembly, to the applause of his CEO colleagues from among the airline members present at Mombasa’s picture perfect Diani Beach where the Leisure Lodge Resort had prepared for a beach side dinner for the nearly 400 delegates and invited guests who attended the gala dinner. Also honoured during the closing of this year’s proceedings was Ethiopian Airlines for their impressive growth over the past year and to recognize their efforts to partner with regional airlines in Africa.
(Dr. Naikuni seen here with this correspondent at the 2013 World Travel Award Ceremony)
AFRAA will move to Algeria for the 2014 AFRAA general assembly as Air Algerie was chosen to host next year’s event between November 02 – 04 at a venue still to be advised.
South African Airways CEO Monwabisi Kalawe was elected as new chairman of AFRAA’s Executive Committee, the organization’s main decision making body between general assemblies.
The three-day conference was held under the theme ‘Challenging times – Africa’s Strategic Alignment’and brought together over 360 high profile delegates from 55 countries across the world. For future updates on AFRAA’s meetings, events and activities visit www.afraa.org and follow them on Twitter and Facebook for access to their latest postings.