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: Ghana New Minister wants a fast tracked National Carrier in 12 months

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Ghana New Minister wants a fast tracked National Carrier in 12 months Minister-designate for Aviation has promised to see to an airline flying the Ghanaian flag in the next one year should her nomination be approved. Cecelia Dapaah said the time is ripe for Ghana to have a national carrier and she cited a feasibility study done by PricewaterhouseCoopers under […]

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Africa: Ghana Civil Aviation Authority to support Africa Airshow in Accra

Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) will support the First Aerospace & Aviation Exhibition and Conferences of Western Africa, in Accra, from 24 to 26t of October 2017. “We are happy to announce this partnership and support this event, our expertise will help the organiser in the conference, we are aiming at three days of networking for accelerated Air Transport growth […]

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Africa: Nigeria debates how to manage its airports

The Nigerian government is seeking to place its existing airports under private care in a concession proposal that has generated mixed reactions. Whilst some experts have called for the adoption of the Ghana Airports Company Limited model, for a state-owned commercial entity to be set up to run the country’s airports, others believe private sector involvement is the way to […]

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Aviation: Ghana to separate Air navigation department from GCAA by 2017

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A two-day conference of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) has opened in Accra, with a call on African states to increase collaboration and partnership to address concerns in the African aviation sector. The two-day conference, on the theme: “Ensuring safe and efficient airspace — Separating regulation from service provision”, will address how air navigation service providers (ANSPs) can […]

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African: Aviation strike cost Domestic Airlines in Ghana as union targets international flights

Unionized workers of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority have threatened to withdraw essential services to international airlines if government fails to meet their demands. The irate workers grounded domestic flights on Saturday, after they embarked on a strike to drive home demands for the release of the 640 acres of land belonging to the GCAA that has been encroached upon […]

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African: Ghana upgrades Aviation facilities as New laws approved

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is assiduously developing the Ghana Aviation Training Academy (GATA) into a regional Aviation training academy to attract people from the sub region, Mr Simon Allotey, GCAA Managing Director has said. The Authority has been designated by the African Regional Aviation Safety Group as the lead organisation to assist states with significant aviation safety concerns […]

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Africa: Ghana Civil Aviation lose Airport land to housing development

By Ismail Akwei The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) says it faces a possible shutdown in the provision of aviation services as a result of the government of Ghana’s takeover of their lands in the capital Accra for residential purposes. The aviation regulation agency in a statement issued on Monday blamed political action in the last 10 years for the […]

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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 […]

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Kumasi attracts regional flights

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Dre Aviation, the lead sponsor for Dana Air’s expansion plans in the West Coast, is in advanced talks with the Ghana Airports Company and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to start direct flights between Kumasi and Lagos by May. The airline will be the first regional carrier to operate the route, barring any last-minute hitches, and is expected to […]

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