Aviation meets mining in foremost industry summit
From DION HENRICK in Cape Town
CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) –SOUTH African Airways (SAA) is making the most of the Investing in African Mining Indaba to showcase its services to the global community.
For more than 20 years, the Mining Indaba has provided a platform that channels billions of foreign dollars in capitalising the African mining value chain. SAA has been a partner for eight years.
Tlali Tlali, SAA spokesperson, pointed out the conference attracted delegates from all over the world who have existing business in Africa or the potential of developing new business.
“The Indaba offers SAA the opportunity to showcase its product to these customers by inviting them on board our flights. It also reinforces the benefits of our Johannesburg hub as the hub for business travellers in Southern Africa,” said Tlali.
The annual Mining Indaba takes place from February 6-9 in Cape Town. Ministers from 24 African countries were expected at this year’s convention.
It is a gathering where investors, financiers, governments, mining executives and other industry stakeholders from 100 countries converge to network and interact with other participants to develop new business opportunities.
As part of SAA’s participation, registered attendees qualify for discounts offered by SAA for flights to the event, and this has stimulated revenue for the airline from all parts of the world.
“As one of the leading carriers on the African continent, we support the valuable role this Indaba plays for the South African mining industry and, ultimately, the country’s global competitiveness,” said Tlali.
– CAJ News
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