IATA: Foreign airlines have $1.2B trapped in Africa, Mozambique included
United Arab Emirates flag carrier Emirates Airways plans to launch flights to Mozambique following a recent agreement with local carrier Linhas Aéreas (LAM), an official said on Friday.Mozambique’s consul in Dubai, José Bernardo Maneia told the state-run Noticias newspaper that discussions are underway between LAM and Emirates about how to consummate the agreement.
“Air links will increasingly bring us closer to the United Arab Emirates, knowing their potential in various sectors of development,” Maneia is quoted as saying.
Top Emirates officials have previously listed Mozambique as one of the company’s potential destinations.
Emirates has expanded rapidly in Africa to benefit from increased demand that accompanied growing links between the Middle East and the continent, as well as cater to passengers flying to and from Asia.Source: APA