The International Air Transport Association (Iata) is “not quite satisfied” with the levels of security at airports in Africa, the airline body’s regional vice-president for Africa and the Middle East, Kamil Alawadhi, told Business Day in Geneva on Thursday.

On the sidelines of Iata’s annual Global Media Day, he responded to a question about whether Iata is satisfied that African countries are investing enough in their security capabilities, for example to combat threats to aviation, smuggling and illegal product trafficking...

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