Release Date: 22 August 2016
Release ID: 5910
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has reaffirmed its strong faith in Air Cargo Africa series of events by signing up once again to become the Gold Sponsor for the forthcoming event, AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017 scheduled to take place at Emperors Palace, Casino Convention Resort, from 21-23, February, 2017.
ACSA’s CEO, Mr. Bongani Maseko, said “Airports Company South Africa is undergoing a transition where we focus on being the most sought after partner in the world for the provision of sustainable airport management solutions by 2025. We endeavor to develop and manage world-class airports for the benefit of all stakeholders. Our involvement in the Air Cargo Africa 2017, enables us to improve relations with our stakeholders as well as presents a platform to pursue opportunities”
Within ACSA’s network of nine airports in South Africa, O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)is the cargo flagship airport with nearly 400 000 tons in 2015 a 5% increase compared to 2014.
O.R Tambo International airport and the City of Ekurhuleni, located in the Gauteng Province which is the economic powerhouse of South Africa, are working closely together towards the development of the Aerotropolis around the airport. An event like the Air Cargo Africa with its networking opportunities will further improve the Aerotropolis concept.
There are strong Aerotropolis developments initiated by most of the South African Provinces which ACSA believes will positively influence the air cargo markets for all of theirairports. Airports Company South Africa participates in these developments by ensuring sufficient cargo infrastructure at all of our airports.
ACSA is proud to have the Air Cargo Africa 2017 in South Africa as in previous years and will warmly welcome the air cargo industry and is looking forward to be part of this professional event.
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