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Passion Air joins domestic aviation industry

Passion 2

Patrons of domestic air travel should get access to alternatives by the end of August 2018. This is because a new airline, Passion Air, has joined the space to provide air transport services for the local market. This brings to two, the number of airlines operating in Ghana’s domestic aviation market. Speaking at the official ceremony to inaugurate Passion Air’s first ...

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KIA’s Terminal three to be ready in April

John Attafuah - MD, Ghana Airport Company Limited

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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Sacked Starbow workers not to get any compensation


Citi Business News has gathered that workers of Local airline, Starbow, who have been dismissed will not receive any compensation package. Scores of workers of the airline yesterday were issued with letters terminating their employment contract. A letter sighted by Citi Business News signed by the CEO of the company, Mr. James Eric Antwi stated that contracts of workers have ...

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New national airline in the offing

John Attafuah - MD, Ghana Airport Company Limited

Government has intensified processes towards launching a new national airline soon. According to aviation industry officials, processes have advanced in establishing the necessary policy framework to guide the smooth implementation of the plan. Citi Business News also understands that there have been negotiations with some leading airline companies on best practices to get the national carrier running. Ghana is yet ...

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Civil Aviation prepares to offload air navigation role

Deputy Aviation Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko

 The policy statement on the decoupling of air navigation services from the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is set to be made by the end of this month [October]. This should also deepen the regulatory function of the Authority. The Deputy Aviation Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko disclosed this to Citi Business News at the sidelines of the first African Air ...

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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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Aviation Minister hopeful of more funds after GH¢59m allocation

Aviation Minister - Cecilia Dapaah

The Aviation Minister, Cecelia Dapaah is confident her outfit’s performance in the aviation sector would warrant an upward review of its budgetary allocation in the mid-year budget review. It follows Parliament’s approval of 59, 392, 362 cedis to the Ministry for 2017. According to her, the ambitious plans outlined by the ministry should culminate in making Ghana an attractive hub ...

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John Attafuah is new MD of Ghana Airports Company Limited

John Dekyem Attafuah; Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL)

President Nana Akufo Addo has appointed Mr. John Dekyem Attafuah as the new Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL). The appointment was confirmed in a statement dated March 20, 2017, by the Ghana Airports Company Limited and copied to Citi Business News. Mr. John Attafuah, a Management Consultant, replaces Mr. Charles Asare who will be resigning as the ...

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