The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) announced a Memo of Understanding with the Commercial Aviation Association of South Africa (CAASA). The purpose of the agreement is to ensure that both parties provide continued support to each others’ ongoing promotion of Business Aviation as an efficient and safe mode of transport across the continent of Africa. The announcement of the agreement took place during day one of the inaugural AfBAA Expo event, Africa’s first dedicated business aviation exhibition, taking place at the Marrakech FRA Airport, 23 – 26 April 2014. This is the first time AfBAA has formed an alliance with a commercial aviation association and exemplifies its commitment to its original primary objective of promoting the understanding and benefits that Business Aviation provides for the continent’s economic development and prosperity. The unique agreement will enable both parties to maximise the opportunities presented by jointly advocating for, raising awareness of, and supporting the aviation sector, through collaboration on a variety of projects, events and ideas which will take advantage of the collective knowledge of their individual members.