Sunday, June 26, 2022
  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...
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...
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...
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...
Indigenous airline, Africa World Airlines (AWA), has allayed fears of the travelling public over the safety of one of its aircraft which was involved in a bird strike during the landing phase at the Kumasi Airport on Sunday March 11, 2018. AWA’s Embraer ERJ145 aircraft operating AW108 hit a bird...
Ghana’s only domestic and regional airline, Africa World Airline (AWA), will from January 16, 2018 start Lagos-Monrovia service via Accra, as it seek to improve connectivity withing the West African sub-region. The airline is offering a promotional fare of starting from US$199 on the Lagos-Monrovia route and passengers can log...
Africa World Airlines (AWA) has submitted a proposal and held discussions with the Aviation Ministry to be designated as the country’s flag-carrier, Togbe Afede XIV - Co-Chairman of AWA and Chief of Asogli State - has said. When designated as the national flag-carrier, AWA will be able to operate flights...
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...
“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...
TAP Air Portugal and the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) are investigating an incident involving two Ghanaian passengers who were denied boarding on an Accra-Sao Tome and Principe bound flight on December 23, 2017. The airline, in a statement copied to the B&FT said: “We sincerely apologize to all who...
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