Wildlife tracking assessment tool to help cut illegal wildlife shipments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launch of an Airport Wildlife Trafficking Assessment Tool which will help defeat smugglers of endangered species.The Assessment Tool, developed in partnership with the World Customs Organization (WCO) with support from the USAID ... — Read More

Kenya Airways appoints Anthony Safo as Country Manager

Kenya Airways (KQ) has appointed Mr. Anthony Safo as the new Country Manager responsible for the Nairobi-based airline’s operations in Ghana.Prior to his appointment, he was in-charge of marketing for the airline’s operations in Anglophone West Africa.Mr. Safo, who has vast ... — Read More

Cheap fuel draws foreign airlines to Accra

An increasing number of foreign airlines are lifting aviation fuel from Accra, following a reduction in the price of the commodity from about US$3.14 per gallon to about US$2.33 per gallon.The reduction, announced by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) in August, ... — Read More

Air France makes entry next year

French flag carrier, Air France, is scheduled to start commercial flights into Accra from February next year, B&FT sources have said.Air France, headquartered in Tremblay-en-France, is a subsidiary of the Air France–KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global ... — Read More

Starbow resumes Tamale flights

Aero Surveys Limited, operators of Starbow, has re-launched its domestic flight services between Accra and Tamale, after a short break due to various challenges.The Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Eric James Antwi assured the travelling public of the sustainability of ... — Read More

Bird Strike: A Challenge for Airports

Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard (B.A.S.H) also known as Bird strike is basically an aviation term defined as a collision that usually occurs between a bird and an aircraft which is in flight or on a takeoff or landing. Bird strike is ... — Read More

GCAA bans use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on flights

 Passengers traveling through various airports in the Ghana cannot use or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on-board flights and are banned from stowing them in any checked baggage.The new directive issued by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the ... — Read More

GCAA bans use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on flights

Passengers traveling through various airports in the Ghana cannot use or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on-board flights and are banned from stowing them in any checked baggage.The new directive issued by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the ... — Read More

Starbow acquires new aircraft

Indigenous airline, Starbow, has acquired a 97-seater Avro RJ Jet to augment its fleet as it looks to expand its operations in the West African sub-region.The Avro RJ plane has four engines and can make steep approaches and short take-offs. This ... — Read More

Africa becomes dumping ground for old aircraft

Just like other products, Africa has become a scrapyard for aircraft that have outlived their usefulness in Europe, Thabani Mthiyane, CEO of South Africa’s Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) has said, calling on leaders on the continent to take their seat ... — Read More

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