McDan Airlines company has acquired a commercial air carrier licence, in a monumental development for the domestic aviation industry. The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) - industry regulator - lauded McDan's commitment to reshaping the face of aviation in the country. The regulator expressed confidence in McDan’s entry into the...
In the UAE Year of Sustainability, and at the 3rd ICAO Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels (CAAF/3) held in Dubai, eight founding entities announced the launch of the ‘Air-CRAFT’ initiative – a UAE-based research consortium focused on developing, producing and scaling sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technologies. Air-CRAFT, or the...
The Accra route plays a critical role in the growth of British Airways operations within the sub region, Director of Network and Alliances, Neil Alan Chernoff, disclosed to a group of journalists in London last week, during the maiden flight of its London Gatwick route. ‘’We consider our Ghana operations one...
Delta Air Lines, the leading US carrier in Ghana, has been named the recipient of the prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Excellence Award for Aviation in Ghana at the10th edition of the Ghana CSR Excellence Awards (GHACEA). The award is a testament of Delta’s unwavering commitment to investing in...
Enjoy some winter sun and use your Emirates boarding pass for five months of exclusive offers at hundreds of locations in Dubai and the UAE Emirates has announced the return of its popular My Emirates Winter Pass. Starting from 1 November 2023 to 31 March 2024, My Emirates Winter Pass...
British Airways  (BA) is expanding its daily London (Heathrow) - Accra - London (Heathrow) route by introducing three extra flights. These additional flights will be available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, landing at London's Gatwick Airport. In an interview with B&FT, Moran Birger, the Head of Sales for Africa, Middle...
The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is at the forefront of aviation safety, with a focus on the allocation of 24-bit addresses and interrogator identification codes for Secondary Surveillance Radar Mode S. This innovative technology promises to enhance aircraft identification and separation within the airspace, ultimately improving aviation safety. In...
Who in their right senses will derail an industry with such promising future? Yes, just as anything in this world, aviation has suffered its good and bad sides as it evolved from the early 19th or 20th century to date. It has also had its fair share of ups and...
British Airways’ has launched a new route thus from London Gatwick to Accra, to give travellers more choice of flight times and airports. On October 29, 2023, the first flight from London Gatwick to Accra touched down at Kotoka International Airport (ACC). This means that British Airways will now be operating...
The Deputy Minister of Transport, Hassan Tampuli, has revealed that the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has granted an initial licence for the eagerly awaited national carrier. This approval follows the entry into an agreement with a private group, the deputy minister told journalists on the sidelines of a ceremony...