Mokgatlhe Calls For Further Liberalisation Of The Skies

Willie Mokgatlhe
Willie Mokgatlhe

MAUN: The Botswana Oil chief executive officer, Willie Mokgatlhe has called for change in the national aviation policy to facilitate growth of the sector for meaningful contribution to the economy.

Mokgatlhe was the guest speaker at the Aviation Pitso  held last week where he called for further liberalisation of Botswana skies to create increases in air connectivity, demand and ensure long-term sustainability of the services.  According to Mokgatlhe the long-term connectivity will ‘provide the commercial freedom necessary for airlines to adjust capacity appropriately to meet changes in market demand’.

Mokgatlhe said countries such as Poland and the UK have since 2003 had an increased connectivity as a proportion of the GDP by 27 percent for Poland and 0.5 percent for UK, which had already been well served.

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