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KIA’s Terminal three to be ready in April

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Aviation industry authorities have disclosed to Citi Business News the new Terminal three (3) project at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) will be completed by April 2018. This is one month earlier than the initial completion scheduled date of May 2018. According to the Ghana Airports Company Limited, the Terminal, when completed, will process about 5 million passengers annually. This ...

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Starbow halts operations after crash at Kotoka

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Starbow Airlines has halted operations, following the Saturday crash involving one of its aircrafts at the Kotoka International Airport. The crash, which resulted in five minor injuries, occurred after the aircraft skidded off the runway during its take-off run. A statement from Starbow said it had “suspended its operations with immediate effect.” It added that “guests with future reservations are invited ...

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Ghana woos Nigerian airlines into its domestic market

The Ministry of Aviation has indicated its readiness to allow competition into Ghana’s domestic air travel space in the short to medium term. The Ministry believes the move should contribute to Ghana’s competitiveness and make the country an attractive aviation hub within the sub-region. According to the Deputy Minister of Aviation, Kwabena Okyere Darko, attempts by the NPP administration to ...

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Cecelia Dapaah nominated for new Aviation Ministry

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Former Member of Parliament for Bantama, Cecilia Dapaah has been nominated for the newly created Aviation ministry. Her mandate involves working to develop Ghana’s aviation industry to make it very competitive within the sub-region. This also ties in with the government’s target to make Ghana a hub for West Africa to attract large volumes of traffic within and beyond the ...

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Marine gas oil to drop by 20%

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President John Mahama has disclosed that discussions are far advanced for Ghana to reduce the cost of marine gas oil by at least twenty percent. The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is however expected to announce the ultimate decision and determine the subsequent implementation. According to President Mahama, the reduction is expected to attract other maritime service entities to fuel in ...

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