Bellview Airlines: A tale of life, peak and plunge

WHEN the name Bellview Airlines is mentioned, people will remember it as one of the airlines that came up when the country needed more airlines to handle the teeming passengers in the country. Owned by Kayode Odukoya, Bellview was at a point also the toast of the Nigerian Skies and was the biggest wig on the West-Coast route as the […]

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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 […]

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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: Aviation Fuel is higher in Ghana than other West African airports says AFRAA boss

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International airlines are shying away from Ghana as a result of the current high aviation fuel prices, Raphael Kuuchi, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Vice President for Africa has said. “One challenge I think needs to be addressed if Ghana’s aviation is going to move to the next level is addressing the high fuel price. The fuel price in Ghana […]

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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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African Aviation: Ghana’s New terminal to improve travelling experience-KLM Boss

The new terminal under construction at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), when completed, will improve the traveling experience and offer convenience to airlines, according to Axel Metselaar-Country Manager Air France-KLM Ghana. “I think from a product perspective we can all gain with it. Of course this terminal that we are using now is saturated, it is sometimes crowded — especially […]

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Ghana, Namibia deepen bilateral relations

Ghana and Namibia have pledged to deepen their trade and bilateral relations for the mutual benefit of their people. The two countries have further resolved to promote South-South cooperation in the collective interest of the African continent. The two countries made the commitment when the Namibian President, Dr Hage Geingob, made a stopover in Accra Friday on his way to […]

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