Aviation: AWA takes delivery of first single digit airplane

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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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Aviation: ‘Domestic airlines pay 40% of ticket revenue as tax’

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‘Domestic airlines pay 40% of ticket revenue as tax’ The Airline Operators of Nigeria has said the domestic carriers in the country are being stifled by the manipulation, feasting and pushing of their finances through multiple taxes, charges and levies to the extent that the airlines are now groaning under the pressure and some are going bankrupt. The Chairman, AON, […]

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Aviation: Despite Recession, Airlines Sold N330bn Tickets in 2016

Despite Recession, Airlines Sold N330bn Tickets in 2016 Despite the economic downturn, which has eroded the purchasing power of Nigerians, air travel still recorded ticket sales of N330,548,324,796.84 from January to October 2016, a little less than N385,909,897,028. 80 sold between January to December in 2015. It is however projected that the total number of ticket sales last year would […]

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Aviation: How 45 Airlines Collapsed in Nigeria and why more will follow

By Anthony Awunor No fewer than 45 domestic airlines have shut down operations in Nigeria in the last 35 years, investigations by LEADERSHIP have revealed. The effect of the negative trend is evident in the number of industry professionals who have either lost their jobs or remained unemployed after many years of qualification. Investigation by LEADERSHIP revealed that no fewer […]

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