The Captain of Ghana’s senior national soccer team, the Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan, is to establish an airline to be known as Baby Jet Airlines .
The football ace has been granted an Air Carrier License (ACL) by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and is now working to start flying soon.
President Nana Addo Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, disclosed this at the official opening of the 3-day maiden African Air Show which is on-going at the Kotoka International Airport.
Over 100 exhibitors from around the world, including aircraft manufacturers, airlines, catering companies, and other service providers in the aviation industry, and over 200 delegates are attending the event.
The African Airshow is the first aerospace and aviation exhibition and conference of West Africa and is being organised by Dubai-based 4M Events, organisers of the successful Abu Dhabi Air Expo for the past 3 years. Designed to connect professionals across all areas of the industry with the African market, it is directly in line with the government’s vision of making Ghana the aviation hub of West Africa.