CAAB to hike aviation tariffs

Moshabesha (standing) with CAAB board members
Moshabesha (standing) with CAAB board members

MAUN: The Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) is proposing to increase aviation tariffs in a bid to recover costs.

Addressing stakeholders at a forum held here on Tuesday, chief executive officer, Geoffrey Moshabesha said CAAB would ensure the proposed hikes would be based on guidelines contained in the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Policies on Airport and Air Navigation Charges.

In the policy document, ICAO recommends contracting state, in this case Botswana, to ensure through the CAAB that charges are invested back in the development of civil aviation instead of being deposited back into government coffers.

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