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Baby Jet airlines to start operations by end of 2018 – GCAA

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Baby Jet Airlines should commence commercial operations by the end of this year to drive competition in the aviation industry. This is the indication from the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The comment comes days after it announced the start of another domestic airline soon. The aviation authorities are also upbeat about the situation due to the intense competition and ...

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Ghana courts China’s support to grow aviation industry

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The Minister of Aviation, Cecilia Dapaah has impressed on Chinese investors to support Ghana’s aviation industry through the manufacturing and assembling of aircrafts in the medium to long term. She admits to the existing benefits that some airline companies are enjoying from China’s market and its impact on the local airline industry. Madama Cecilia Dapaah was hopeful of support to ...

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Premium Motors outdoors Renault KWID in Ghana

The Chief Executive Officer of Premium Motors Limited, Jihad M. Hijazi said the car was manufactured to fit into the tropical environment of Ghana and Africa

Premium Motors Limited, official dealers in Renault cars in Ghana have introduced the Renault KWID to the Ghanaian automobile market. The car, which comes in different models has 1.0 Litre engine, 7 inches multimedia tablet with navigation system, as well as driver, passenger and side airbags. The rest of the features include anti-lock braking system, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, seatbelt alert ...

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Communications, Aviation Ministries beef up IT security at airport


Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful has emphasized the importance of integrating technology into the country’s systems, to improve security at various points of entry. Mrs. Owusu Ekuful believes general improvements in security can lead to a boost in tourism for the country. Speaking to Citi Business News on the sidelines of the inauguration of seven biometric e-Gates at the ...

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Ship Owners demand explanation on fumigation exercise at ports

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Members of the Ship Owners and Agents Association of Ghana are calling on government to come clear on the modalities of the Cargo Fumigation Exercise. This comes after various associations including the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), and Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) kicked against the exercise, stating that, it will add to their cost of operations. The ...

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Increase in taxes at ports counterproductive—Economist

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Economist, and CEO at the Institute of Certified Economists Ghana, Gideon Amissah has charged government to consider new ways of generating revenue at the ports since the imposition of high taxes will be counterproductive. He warned that imposing taxes at the ports without engaging the main stakeholders could rather cause government to lose a lot of money. His complains come ...

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No significant increase in fuel prices-IES


The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has predicted prices of petroleum products to remain stable for the second pricing window in March. The IES largely attributes the prediction to the insignificant increase in the price of key indicators such gasoline on the international market. “Fortunately for consumers in this window, the international indicators have been really favorable. We have had ...

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AWA renews commitment to safe flights after Kumasi incident


Domestic airline company, Africa World Airlines (AWA), is assuring its customers of their continuous safety on the company’s flights. The assurance comes on the back of an incident it witnessed on one of its aircrafts on a flight to Kumasi on Sunday, March 11, 2018. A statement from AWA and copied to Citi Business News attributed the incident to a ...

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Air disaster looms over ‘neglect’ of safety concerns – Group


The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) is warning of what it refers to as a looming danger in Ghana’s aviation industry due to the neglect of safety standards. As a result, it is demanding a thorough audit into the operations of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The civil society group maintains that the failure by the GCAA to comply ...

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Brussels Airlines flies all-women to Ghana to mark International Women’s Day


On 8 March, flight SN289 with a 100% female crew takes flight to Accra (Ghana), where both the Brussels Airlines Country Manager and Station Manager are women. In the cockpit will be Captain Daniela and First Officer Marie. The service in the cabin will be managed by Veronique, Patty, Xandra, Isabelle, Maité, Ingrid, Caroline and Peggy. With this symbolic flight, ...

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