Air France Team Pays Courtesy Call on the SLCAA

04th October 2022

SLCAA Conference Hall, Freetown

A team from Air France today paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Director-General of the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority during which they formally introduced the new Regional Management team for West Africa based in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

In a short statement, the new Air France Regional Manager, Anthony Michael Simon, expressed delight to the SLCAA for the continued oversight function in the industry.

He revealed that they are happy to see the ongoing work at the airport, which they believe will enhance the safety and security of all aircraft.

The team promised to improve on their services to ensure more customers and efficiency on their routes, despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Representing the SLCAA Director General, the Deputy Director-General – Administration, Floyd A. P Davies Esq. thanked the new Air France Regional Management while stating that over the years, the SLCAA has enjoyed a very good working relationship with the management of Air France, especially in adhering to both safety and security concerns and responding to consumer complaints.

“Let me also remind you that you have taken this appointment at a time when the Freetown International Airport is under construction by the SUMMA Group of companies. We will have new facilities, including resurfacing of the runway, new parallel taxiway, new apron pavement, new terminal building with two aerobridges, new rescue and fire station, etc,” he said.

The Deputy Director-General raised concern about their operations which the new Management Team tagged as a priority and promised to address as soon as possible.

Air France is one of the scheduled airlines flying the Sierra Leone route and is a subsidiary of the Air France – KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance.

Deputy Director General Administration
Air France Regional Manager