Aviation: Ghana domestic Airlines expands to serve new domestic airports at HO

Ghana domestic Airlines expands to serve new domestic airports at HO Two new domestic airports are set to open in Ghana, as part of the government’s plan to ensure each of the country’s ten regions has an airport. Ho Airport, in the Volta Region of Ghana’s south east, is a brand new facility, while Wa, in the Upper West Region, […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Aviation: 5m passenger Terminal 3 at KIA Ghana ready in 2017

The status of work on the state-of-the–art terminal three of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) is 20 per cent up, the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has said. According to GACL, the project is progressing steadily, and will be completed on schedule (2017). It will be recalled that in March this year, President John Mahama and his Turkish counterpart President […]

Read more

Dre aviation reviews Kumasi-Lagos plans

  Dre Aviation, the lead sponsor for Dana Air’s expansion plans in the West Coast, is reviewing its plans to operate direct flights between the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi and Lagos, Nigeria, following an intense and prolonged harmattan season. A statement by the company said: “Kumasi expansion plans for the Dre Aviation business is under review. The extreme harmattan conditions […]

Read more

Ghana to launch National carrier, build new terminal as Turkish goes double daily to Accra

President John Dramani Mahama says government is working assiduously to get a new national airline established on a Public-Private-Partnership basis soon, after a successful prefeasibility study. “Government’s plan to set up a new national airline under a PPP arrangement to support the policy-objective of establishing Kotoka International Airport (KIA) as an aviation hub is also on-going. It is my expectation, […]

Read more