I sat with Mr. Eduardo Fairen Soria, The Chairman & CEO. TAAG Angola Airlines. TAAG Angola Airlines (Linhas Aéreas de Angola) is the national flag carrier of Angola. Based in Luanda Angola. To discuss the Vision, Mission and strategic plans of the Company. He is extremely intelligent, smart and a goal getter.
We talked about the challenges and prospects of the aviation sector in Africa. How TAAG survived the Covid pandemic and several other interesting topics. Survival is key for Airlines in Africa and they need to be strong in other to survival any other challenges in the future.
Angola is strategically positioned as a regional hub to facilitate trade investment and interconnectivity in Africa.
It facilitates movement of people, goods and services across the border and promotes economic diversification with ease.
Mr. Eduardo noted that Africa is full of opportunities for investors and the continent is ready to do business. He said TAAG has a massive expension plan which would greatly facilitate ease of doing business in Africa thereby making it easy to achieve the goals of AfCFTA. Watch out for the details of our discussion.
Talking about AfCFTA, have you registered for the International African Energy, Oil and Gas Summit.
The African Peace Magazine UK, is set to organize the 2nd edition of the International African Energy, Oil and Gas Summit in Angola at Intercontinental Hotel from the 30th of November 2023 to the 3rd of December 2023, with the Theme, Balancing the need for smooth Energy Transition in Africa and the role of Artificial Intelligence in the Energy Sector. It would feature presentations, exhibitions, dinners, golf tournament and a host of others.
The venue for Golf Tournament; is the 18th Hole Championship Golf Course of the prestigious Magais Golf & Resort Court Luanda Angola.
The Course Is near the mouth of the Kwanza River that nature reveals itself in all is splendor! The fauna of rich colorness releases a symphony of sounds that echo from the roots of the mangroves in search of immense blue, sometimes sweet, sometimes salty, where the river turns at sea.
The event is an independent initiative in support of the AfCFTA drive to contribute to establishing regional value chains in Africa, enabling investment and job creation in the continent.
The overall mandate of the AfCFTA is to create a single continental market with a population of about 1.3 billion people and a combined GDP of approximately US$ 3.4 trillion.
Last year the event was held at the prestigious Intercontinental Hotel from the 22nd -23rd of October 2022, with the Theme, Harnessing the Potential for Inclusive Energy Transition and A Sustainable Future. And it was a huge success. We got a letter of commendation from the Vice President of Angola. Her Excellency, Dr. Esperanca da Costa.
The specialised area would bring together innovators with industry and political leaders, fostering the innovative thinking needed to find tangible solutions for a balanced energy transition. Connect with decision-makers who are at the forefront of business transformation and immerse yourself in the latest digital technologies that are reshaping operations and driving transformative change
While the conference programmes would include technical and strategic conferences that will address a range of themes including AI, energy security, mobilising finance and investment, renewable energy, the development of a zero-carbon value chain, global energy transition and several others.
The award segment honours visionaries in innovation and collaboration who are driving the transformation of the energy sector. You cannot afford to miss it.
Partnership, Speaking Opportunities, Exhibition and Sponsorships available.