By KGR Reporter,
The 55th African Airlines Association general assembly will focus on attracting more women to the flight industry.
Ms. Jenifer Bamuturaki, the Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Airlines, says across the aviation industry on the African continent, men currently dominate the cockpit – citing Uganda’s case scenario which she says has only six women pilots compared to their majority male counterparts.
While addressing journalists at Four Points Hotel in Kampala yesterday, Bamuturaki said Uganda Airlines will cause a debate at the forthcoming general assembly of the African Airlines trade association to help the country attract more female aviators. Ms. Bamuturaki one speaking…
The summit will be held at Commonwealth Speke Resort in Entebbe under the theme, “Strides to Transform Aviation for Development.”
The Aviation General Assembly which will be the first of its kind in Uganda is composed to be a game-changer for the country and promote the tourism industry.
Other discussions at the summit will include Sustainable Aviation Fuel, a hot topic across the refining and aerospace industries.
Bamuturaki explained that by 2030, all airlines flying into Europe will be required to have Sustainable Aviation fuel empowered engines, an expensive venture that Uganda must prepare for.
Ms. Bamuturaki two speaking…..
Sustainable Aviation fuel is a liquid fuel currently used in commercial aviation which reduces Carbon monoxide emissions by up to 80%.END.