Thursday, October 6, 2022
Emirate Airlines’ Senior Vice President for Commercial Operations in Africa, Orhan Abbas, has said the Dubai based national carrier is not interested in partnering Ghana or any other country in national airline operations. Mr. Abbas, who spoke to the B&FT at the national headquarters of Emirates Airline in Dubai, stated...
National boxing legend and former WBC featherweight  and WBC super featherweight champion, Azumah Nelson, has held discussions with the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)–the aviation industry regulator–about establishing an airline. www.aviationghana.com sources say, the discussions took place months ago and the boxing ‘professor’ and his business associates are now expected to submit some...
Domestic and foreign investors have submitted various proposals to the Aviation Ministry to partner government in the development of on-ground aviation infrastructure, in line with the country’s vision to be an air transport hub. B&FT sources say that a proposed airport in the Western Region, development of the KIA Airport...
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...
Dozens of investors have submitted proposals to the Aviation Ministry to partner government in the development of various on-ground aviation infrastructure, Ms. Cecilia Daapah, Aviation Minister has said. ” The Aviation Ministry is Inundated with various infrastructure proposals and they are carefully being considered,” Ms. Dapaah said at the official...
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...
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...
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