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Favourable business climate crucial for new airlines


CUTS International Ghana, is urging government to put in the necessary conditions needed to attract investors into the domestic aviation industry. The assertion comes on the back of the collapse of some domestic airlines, leaving the Africa World Airlines as the only domestic airline operator. Speaking to Citi Business News on the matter, Country Coordinator for CUTS International Ghana, Appiah ...

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GCAA to sanction Starbow for possible safety breaches

Director General, Ghana Civil Aviation Authority - Simon Allotey

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has disclosed to Citi Business News it will slap sanctions on local airline Starbow if it emerges that it was liable for Saturday’s incident. The latest follows the soon to commence review of the operations of Starbow Airlines. The exercise will also include the management structure and skills set of staff of the airline ...

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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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Aviation Authority cracks whip on non-compliant airlines


The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) will from October 2017 severely punish all airlines that fail to protect consumer rights and interests of marginalized groups in their operations. It follows the completion of the Directives on Passenger Rights and Consumer Protection which is now applicable to domestic airlines. The move is also in compliance with the ratification of the Montreal Convention ...

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City Link initiates a comeback after 5 years of inactivity

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Local airline company, City Link, has initiated processes for a comeback at least within the short to medium term. This is the indication from the Director General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, Simon Allotey. According to him, the airline company in February 2017 renewed its air carrier license after five years of inactivity. “City Link has recently renewed its ...

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Tax free domestic air tickets likely to start tomorrow

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Patrons of local airlines are expected to from Saturday, 1st April 2017, enjoy 17.5 percent slash on air tickets they purchase with the passage of the Appropriation Bill by Parliament. This is the indication from the Aviation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah. The Bill which is expected to be passed today (Friday), will give approval to the tax cut announced by ...

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Domestic air travel volume unchanged during Xmas

Kotoka International Airport, Accra

Despite the increased travels that usually characterise festive seasons, domestic airlines are yet to witness any of such increases. The airlines say the volume of patronage of air transport has not changed significantly during the Christmas season. According to them, the numbers have been almost the same as expected for their fleets. “Patronage has not changed; it has been as ...

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