Lufthansa grounds long-haul flights as strike drags on

More than 100,000 Lufthansa passengers are facing disruption as a strike by pilots dragged on for a third day.The German airline cancelled about 830 flights on Friday, with long-haul journeys facing disruption over the weekend as the dispute intensifies.Lufthansa has cancelled ... — Read More

Wa Airport ready for operations

President John Dramani Mahama is set to inaugurate the Wa Airport in the Upper West Region for the start of commercial operation by end of this month, B&FT sources have revealed.The airport has undergone extensive renovation including the construction of a ... — Read More

Air ticket sales to hit US$200m

Ticket sales through the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) in Ghana could hit US$200 million by year end, which points to the prospects of the aviation market, drawing more airlines into the country.The BSP system is ... — Read More

Nigeria debates how to manage its airports

The Nigerian government is seeking to place its existing airports under private care in a concession proposal that has generated mixed reactions.Whilst some experts have called for the adoption of the Ghana Airports Company Limited model, for a state-owned commercial entity ... — Read More

GACL seeks private capital for Airport City II

The Ghana Airports Company Limited is seeking private capital to execute its Airport City II project, designed to enhance facilities at airport enclave and improve its non-aeronautical revenue.The Airport City II project, to be sited on the southern side of the ... — Read More

New airline begins flight this week

Malabo-based Cronos Airline is set to start operations in the country on Friday. The airline is expected to operate twice-weekly flights on Fridays and Mondays between the Equatorial Guinean capital and Accra, Ghana. The airline, which is likely to use a ... — 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

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