Friday, October 22, 2021
Activities of nomadic herdsmen, who have breached the perimeter of Ho Regional Airport in the Volta Region in search of fresh grass for their cattle, threaten the facility’s completion and scheduled opening date. This revelation came to light when the Aviation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, came to Parliament to answer...
Domestic passenger throughput for the first nine months of this year has increased by 26 percent - from about 136,731 to 184,772 - following abolition of the 17.5 percent Value Added Tax on domestic airfares. The Deputy Minister of Finance, Kweku Kwarteng, told this to Members of Parliament on the...
A Birmingham Airport-bound passenger plane declared an emergency in mid-air - after suffering a cracked windscreen. Flight number BM1424, a BMI Regional service from Nuremberg, declared the emergency over Coventry, reports the Coventry Telegraph . It landed safely at Birmingham shortly before 4pm on Thursday. The twin-engined Embraer ERJ-145 was carrying 15 passengers at...
Beijing is getting ready to unveil a brand new airport that's set to become the world's largest. The Beijing Daxing Airport is being built 42 miles south of the Chinese capital. It's a looming steel infrastructure meant to relieve pressure on Beijing's existing airport, which opened a new terminal in...
She was flying Lucky Air, but that wasn't enough for an elderly Chinese woman who tossed coins at the jet's engine to wish for a safe flight, prompting authorities to detain her and ground the flight. The incident occurred on Wednesday (Oct 19) at the airport in the city of...
The Aviation Ministry is seeking a deeper collaboration with its Turkish counterpart in the area of aviation training, as Ghana positions itself to be the hub of choice in the West African sub-region. Ms. Cecilia A. Dapaah, the Aviation Minister said: “ Ghana and Turkey can collaborate in the area...
Government is keen on accelerating the expansion of other regional airports to ease the pressure on Kotoka and boost domestic economic activity, Aviation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has said. She explained to the Spanish ambassador to Ghana, Maria Jesus Alonso, who paid a courtesy call on her at her office...
Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited has concluded the deployment of an online platform for Africa World Airlines (AWA) for the sale and purchase of air tickets. The deployment on the bank’s “Book Easy, Pay Easy” system is powered by the Bank’s safe and secure online payments and collections platform, GTPay,...
TAP Victoria - the Lisbon-based airline's loyalty program –has been awarded at the 27th Freddie Awards. The awards ceremony took place in Jersey City, New Jersey, in the US, where the world’s most outstanding frequent travel programs were recognised. Named in five categories, within a 223 loyalty programs competition, TAP Victoria...
A financial consultant and economist, Daniel Amateye Anim, has added calls for the country to revive the national carrier as a matter of importance to boost the country’s economic fortunes. Speaking to the B&FT in an interview ,Mr. Anim who is the Executive Director, Policy Initiative for Economic Development, Africa...
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