AFRICA: Cameroon’s new carrier turns to ECS Group

Camair launched operations at the end of March 2011 with a B767-300 passenger and cargo service linking Cameroon’s Douala and Yaounde with Paris. The aircraft offers up to 15 tonnes of cargo capacity and operates five days a week on the route. This will increase to six flights a week in June. ECS plans to […]


Camair launched operations at the end of March 2011 with a B767-300 passenger and cargo service linking Cameroon’s Douala and Yaounde with Paris. The aircraft offers up to 15 tonnes of cargo capacity and operates five days a week on the route. This will increase to six flights a week in June. ECS plans to open a new office in Douala to support the development of Camair’s cargo product. “We are proud to have won this contract to represent the national carrier of Cameroon on a worldwide scale,” said Adrien Thominet, ECS Group’s senior VP, sales & marketing. “The new airline was created by the decree of the President of Cameroon and he hopes it will become an inspiration to other airlines in Africa. We are confident Camair will soon become a major carrier in the African continent. “We have already identified cargoes of medical equipment and products, telecommunications equipment and perishables shipments thanks to our large network and strong expertise in the African and Cameroon markets. We have also created a number of important bilateral interline agreements with other carriers to ensure we maximise the flight connections and revenue generation opportunities for Camair, notably from the US, Asia and Middle East,” Thominet added. Camair plans to extend its network this winter with new flights from Douala to Dubai and Guangzhou.