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 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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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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Aviation: Air France to start Direct Accra-Paris flight in 2017- President Mahama

President John Mahama has indicated Ghana will from next year have a direct flight to France. According to him, the move is part of efforts to make Ghana become an aviation hub in Africa due to its strategic location. Modalities of the airline to offer the direct flight is yet to be known. He made this comment on his arrival […]

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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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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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