African Aviation: Ethiopian Wins African Airline of the Year 2017 Award

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Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, is delighted to announce that it has won the African Aviation ‘African Airline of the Year’ Award for 2017, for the second year in a row, during the 26th Annual Air Finance Africa Conference & Exhibition held in Johannesburg, South Africa. The award was presented to Ethiopian in recognition of its continued rapid growth, […]

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Aviation: Will Air Peace Win Back the West Coast for Nigeria

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Will Air Peace Win Back the West Coast for Nigeria Perennial aviation fuel scarcity and its skyrocketing cost since 2016 hampered operations of Nigerian airlines in the West and Central Africa. With the dollars scarcity in Nigeria, which forced down the value of Naira, West Coast operations gave Nigerian airlines the leeway to earn foreign exchange. Early in 2016, Aero […]

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Aviation: Poor Management Threatens Survival of Arik Air

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Poor Management Threatens Survival of Arik Air Industry experts have expressed worries that Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Arik Air may go under in the next few months and over 3000 workers directly employed by the airline will lose their jobs; unless the airline is taken over by efficient management with international experience. THISDAY learnt that the initial plan prior to its […]

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Aviation: Ghana may attain Category One certification by December- GCAA

Ghana may attain Category One certification by December- GCAA The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) says it is optimistic of meeting the United States Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) technical requirements for the restoration of Ghana’s FAA Category one status by end of this year. “The FAA is helping us work on our manuals and offering some technical support and training. […]

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Aviation: Making Nigerian Airlines Profitable

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Aviation: Making Nigerian Airlines Profitable Scarcity of dollars and low value of the naira have prompted Nigerian airlines to see the need to operate regional and international routes. These routes open the door for them to earn foreign currency as many of these countries in West and Central Africa are not hard hit in terms of dollar scarcity like Nigeria […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines To Operate from Kaduna Airport

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Ethiopian Airlines To Operate from Kaduna Airport Ethiopian Airlines will join other Foreign carriers in the Nigerian aviation industry to relocate their operation from the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport to Kaduna Airport, following the government’s decision to close the airport for repairs. Reiterating its commitment to stand with the Nigerian aviation industry the airline said the closure of the Abuja airport […]

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Africa:Uganda gets $10m grant for Airport expansion project

Uganda gets $10m grant for Airport expansion project The expansion of Uganda’s  Entebe International airport  is now expected to kick off after the government of Uganda received a grant worth $10Million from the government of South Korea. Rama added that they expect the project to Kick off as soon as possible and end up on time so as to avoid […]

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Aviation: “Why AWA is wining in West Africa,” Samuel Thompson, AWA COO

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In just four years of operating in the aviation industry, leading Ghanaian carrier, Africa World Airline (AWA) has become a darling airline to air travellers in Ghana and Nigerian. The airline which started its operation on the Accra-Lagos route with 3 times weekly flight has consistently increased its frequency and now flies 4 times daily making it the airline with […]

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Aviation: AWA takes delivery of first single digit airplane

AWA takes delivery of first single digit airplane Africa World Airlines (AWA) has taken delivery of the first single-digit aircraft in addition to it’s existing four planes. In the history of Ghana, AWA will be the first airline to have bought a plane which is only a year old. As part of the only two domestic airlines surviving in the […]

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Aviation: Ghana CAA to scrap import duty on aircraft spare parts

Ghana CAA to scrap import duty on aircraft spare parts The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has given hint it will soon remove import duty on aircraft spare parts. The move is part of efforts to reduce the cost of domestic fares to boost the sector. The Director General of the GCAA, Simon Allotey, gave the hint at a ceremony […]

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