The multi-national airline Air Afrique closed its three day general meeting in Abidjan on Monday (June 28).
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SV Gabon delegate
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SV Dahomey & Ivory Coast delegates
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SV Upper Volta delegate
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Background: The multi-national airline Air Afrique closed its three day general meeting in Abidjan on Monday (June 28). A communique issued after the weekend said that delegates had approved the Directors' Report and Company Accounts for 1970.
One of the main items on the agenda was the position of the airline since the announcement in January that Cameroun was to withdraw from the twelve member states and planned to form its own national airline in cooperation with Air France. It has since been announced that Cameroun's official withdrawal from Air Afrique will take effect from September 1st this year.
The remaining states which hold joint ownership of Air Afrique are the Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, Upper Volta, Niger, Mauritania Dahomey, Congo-Brazzaville, Gabon, Senegal, Togo, and Chad. Each member holds six per cent of the company's capital, with twenty four percent held by the French Company Societ Pour le Development Du Transport Aerien En Afrique (Society for the Development of Air Pransport in Africa.