Africa: Stakeholders in aviation meet in Accra, Ghana to harmonise regulations

Accra stakeholders meet for aviation

Stakeholders in the air transport industry in Africa have gathered in Accra to strategise on how to liberalise and harmonise operations in the aviation industry in the continent. The meeting is being hosted by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), in collaboration with the Ghana Airports Company Limited and the Ministry of Aviation. It is a follow-up on the declaration […]

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Aviation: AIR CÔTE D’IVOIRE ramps up ACCRA Ghana flights to 11 per week

Air accra route for air cote flights

One of West Africa’s leading airline, Air Cote D’Ivoire is poised to deepen its operation on the Abidjan-Accra route as it increases its schedule to 11 flights per week. According to the airline, it is also increasing its flight frequencies to several destinations in West and Central Africa in order to ensure that it broadens it reach along the West […]

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Africa: Landlord found dead in tenant’s room after sex

A landlord has been found dead in a female tenant’s room at Shalom estate near Adenta in Accra after the two allegedly had sex, a police report has said. Twenty-four-year-old Cynthia Nubuor is being held by the Adenta Police command over the matter. In a statement to the Police, Ms. Nubuor said she left the deceased, Achi Ogu, who is […]

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Africa: Remove VAT to grow Aviation in Ghana, Airlines ask

Players in Ghana’s domestic aviation sector have renewed their call on government to withdraw the 17.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) imposed on domestic air fares two years ago. According to them, the introduction of the tax has led to a 40 per cent drop in patronage of flight services across all routes. “The market has shrunk so much […]

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SAHCOL to bid for two Airports in Nigeria’s Aviation Sector

…to expand operations in Liberia, Ghana By Friday Nwosu As Nigeria’s government plan to concession for of its major airports in the country to private enterprise, Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), a major player in grand handling operation in the industry as indicted its interest to bid for two of the airports to be privatized by the government. Chike […]

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AWA COO joins Aviation panel at Accra Weizo

The Chief Operating Officer for Africa World Airlines the leading Airline in Ghana and one of the leading Airlines in Ghana Capt. Samuel Thompson will be joining the Chief Executive Officers of the leading Airlines in West Africa ASKY, ARIK and AERO who have earlier confirmed participation at the event scheduled for the 15th of July in Accra Ghana. They […]

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Ghanaian ‘Rots’ Over Juju Rituals

A 22-year-old man, Eric Boakye, who lives at Asokore, a suburb of Koforidua, is decomposing on a daily basis for allegedly using his one-and-half-year-old son for money rituals. DAILY GUIDE gathered that Eric Boakye had two kids. For three years he worked in Accra as a washing bay attendant but last year December he returned to his family house at […]

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Medview to Use Accra for Hub Service

By Chinedu Eze Medview Airline has said it will expand its operations to more West African destinations, using Accra as operational base. The airline made this known at the weekend in Ghana’s capital when it interacted with travel agents who became elated when the airline offered them five per cent and nine per cent as commission on tickets sold. According […]

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Ghana’s visa on arrival policy will boost tourism-Minister

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare has described government’s decision to issue visa on arrival to citizens of the African Union (AU) as an opportunity to boost investments in the country. Ghana is to start issuing visa on arrival to citizens of all 54 AU member countries from July 2016. President John Mahama disclosed this during […]

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