Ms. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister of Aviation, has called on airlines in China to take advantage of the numerous Bilateral Air Service Agreements with various African countries and begin operations to several destinations on the continent, including Ghana and vice versa. She said Africa World Airlines (AWA) was birthed...
  Government is to invest more in aviation infrastructure to ensure that the necessary facilities and infrastructure are in place to match the increased growth in air traffic, Ms. Cecilia Dapaah, Aviation Minister has said. International passenger throughput increased by 3.6 percent in 2017, from 1,746,699 at the end of 2016...
Moroccan national carrier, Royal Air Maroc (RAM), has announced plans to launch flights to five other East African cities only two years after it began its Casablanca-Nairobi operations. Country manager Othman Baba said the move, inspired by Nairobi experience, is part of RAM’s efforts to claw back a share of...
Ethiopian Airlines is to operate direct flights between Accra, Ghana and Texas, USA, following the granting of Fifth Freedom Rights to the Addis-Ababa-based airline, AviationGhana can exclusively reveal. The new service, when it commences, will further improve direct connectivity between Ghana and the USA, and offer passengers more travelling options into the...
A new terminal set to open at Accra’s Kotoka International Airport (KIA) aims to ease congestion and is expected to help facilitate tourism growth. Officials are preparing for the launch of a third international terminal at KIA, the country’s largest aviation gateway, in the second quarter of this year. Spread over...
Ms. Cecilia Dapaah, Minister for Aviation, has advised the Volta Regional Coordinating Council to develop a business plan to market the yet-to-be-commissioned Ho Airport. She asked the Council to consider official launches in nearby Republic of Togo, Benin and Nigeria to promote the Airport and open up the Volta Region. Madam...
Aviation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, is upbeat that the completion of the Terminal 3 at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) would increase passenger throughput by 50 percent. “I believe we could grow by 50 percent. It is not beyond us, because in the West Coast, Accra is a major connecting...
A two-day sub-Saharan Africa Aviation Security Regional Workshop to discuss ways of dealing with current and potential threats to air travel is underway in Accra. Opening the workshop, Aviation Minister, Ms. Cecilia Dapaah, noted that the threat to aviation remains compelling, given the interconnectedness of global air travel and trade. “As...
Chicago has become one of the newest dots on Ethiopian Airlines' global flight map. The carrier is set to begin flying from O’Hare International Airport on June 10, offering three flights a week to its hub near Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa. The flight from Chicago is scheduled for 13 hours,...
Togbe Afede XIV, the founder and co-chairman of Africa World Airlines (AWA) has called for an expeditious investigation into the circumstances leading to the murder of Prince Kwabena Kumi, an aircraft maintenance engineer of the indigenous airline. He made the call when he led a delegation of the airlines’ executives...