AU seeks to improve air travel in Africa

Delegates meeting in Ethiopia are hoping the idea of a unified airspace across the entire continent will finally take flight.

by

    Air travel in Africa is notoriously difficult - it can be expensive, unsafe and often you are forced to fly the long way around. But the African Union (AU) wants to change that.

    Delegates meeting in Ethiopia are hoping the idea of a unified airspace across the entire continent will finally take flight.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Johannesburg.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.