Friday, October 22, 2021
…flight to resume operation in Oct The Minister for Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has indicated that rehabilitation and expansion work on the first phase of Sunyani’s airport, is near complete (94 percent), and would be opened for flights to resume operation by end of October. According to the minister, the first...
Emirates has re-opened its dedicated First Class Lounge at Dubai International (DXB's) Concourse B to serve the growing volume of premium customers travelling from and through Emirates' hub, as more markets around the world ease restrictions and put in place protocols that enable international travel. Emirates will also continue to...
"Airlines are not usually very good at information technology," says Pascal Buchner, the chief information officer of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) - the trade association for the world's airlines. Anyone who has had their baggage lost, or their flight delayed, would probably agree. But airlines are betting they can...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released April 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels (April 2019) with demand up 12%. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*),was up 12% compared to April 2019 and 7.8% compared to March 2021....
-Dutch Ambassador to Ghana The Dutch Ambassador to Ghana, Ronald Strikker, has described the Dutch airline giant, KLM, as a remarkable torchbearer of the excellent Ghana-Netherlands diplomatic ties. He made these remarks during a Fireside Chat series organised by the Institute of International Affairs Ghana (GhIIA.org) to mark 60 years...
Some airline operators are anticipating that in the coming months, governments across the world would ease COVID-19 protocols for persons who are fully vaccinated. They believe this would spur the sector's recovery and serve as an incentive to make COVID-19 vaccination catch on globally. The European Union (EU) is set to...
The daa has said it could be as far away as 2025 until the aviation industry gets back to pre-pandemic levels. Speaking on RTÉ's News at One, daa Communications Officer Paul O'Kane welcomed the resumption of travel from mid-July, and said they will be working with all airlines to resume...
The Managing Director for the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL), Yaw Kwakwa, has said that all is set for resurfacing the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) runway in October. He explained that the resurfacing has become critical, as the nation is working hard to maintain its high safety and security reputation...
The Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention Bureau Act, 2020, Act 1028 mandates the Bureau to establish and operationalize standby investigators as first respondents to aircraft accidents and serious incidents. During the inauguration of the first Committee of Investigators, made up of experienced professionals in aircraft accident and incident...
Air exporters in the country have undergone extensive training on how to position themselves to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic as the world prepares to return to normalcy. The Ghana Shippers' Authority (GSA) organised this training to abreast air exporters on the challenges COVID-19 has caused the world’s supply...
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