These snapshots of the global and African airspaces taken at 14.00 UTC on 16 April reveal the relatively low number of flights across the continent compared to other regions. The picture would be slightly different during the morning or evening, when many international flights to and from the continent land and take off.
Africa's share of the global aviation market
Demand is expected to grow by 8% in 2018.
Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa represent over 70% of intra-African air traffic
Deregulation between just 12 African countries would create 5m new passengers...