Tuesday, September 28, 2021
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometres, rose 7.2 per cent compared to the same month last year. Capacity grew 6.2 per cent and load factor climbed 0.8 percentage point to 80.8 per cent, which...
Indigenous airline, Africa World Airlines (AWA), the only airline currently providing domestic air services in the country, has increased its flight frequency between Accra and Kumasi, and Accra-Tamale, to help meet the increased demand. This follows the suspension of operations of Starbow–the second domestic airline operator. AWA has increased its Accra-Kumasi-Accra...
Indigenous airline, Africa World Airlines (AWA), the only airline currently providing domestic air services in the country, has increased its flight frequency between Accra and Kumasi, and Accra-Tamale, to help meet the increased demand, following the suspension of operations of Starbow–the second domestic airline operator. AWA has increased its Accra-Kumasi-Accra...
“Together, let’s open up the skies of Africa, and together let’s integrate Africa. By so doing, we will build stronger and more resilient economies.” – Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on African countries to implement the 1999 Yamoussoukro agreement for...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for bold actions to improve connectivity, market access, and cost reduction in Africa’s aviation sector. Pierre Guislain, AfDB Vice-President for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization, made this call at the third ICAO World Aviation Forum in Abuja. The AfDB is partnering with the Nigerian...
Airlines operating flights to and from Accra, Ghana are changing their aircraft in response to increased capacity on the route, demand by passengers for enhanced comfort and improved on-board services, starting a healthy competition that will benefit consumers. Given the capacity of these aircraft, airlines would have to be creative...
Mr. Kwabena Okyere Darko (MP), Deputy Minister of Aviation, has disclosed that about 20 international and local airlines have expressed interest in partnering government for the establishment of a new national carrier. Mr. Okyere Darko, who represented the sector minister, Ms. Cecilia Dapaah, at the welcome ceremony to receive Ethiopian...
Construction of a new terminal building for the Tamale Airport is expected to begin in the coming months, as government seeks to position it as the second international airport of the country. The country has only one operational international airport, and completion of the Tamale Airport Terminal and designation of...
Dubai-based Emirates Airlines says it is “very very happy” with its current operations in Ghana from where it exercises fifth freedom right and flies to neighbouring Ivory coast. Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations-Africa, said: “We are very very happy with our operations in Ghana. We enjoy good...
Addis-Ababa based Ethiopian Airlines  will start operating into Accra, Ghana with the new generation  ultra-modern wide body Airbus A350 starting  November 14, 2017. The Airbus A350 was introduced last year and Ethiopian Airlines in its tradition of being the first in Africa picked up some of the planes. The airline in...
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