Africa: Seven months after Ghanaian carrier Starbow to resume operations July

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Seven months after it suspended it flight operations following an incident at the Kotoka International Airport, Ghana, Starbow Airlines has announced that the airline is soon to resume full commercial operations in July. The carrier according to skidded off the runway at Kotoka International Airport on Saturday 25th November 2017 during its take-off with 63 passengers on board. Deputy […]

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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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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 National Carrier: Ghana invites Airlines for partnership


The Ghanaian government has embarked upon the search for an elite airline operator as a strategic partner in the establishment of a new national carrier. The Ministry of Transport released an expression of interest (EOI) calling for the partnership with highly skilled aviation specialists, stating that the feasibility studies [for the establishment of a new national carrier] also demonstrated the […]

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Starbow airlines aircraft crash lands at Tamale airport

A 7am Starbow flight from Accra to Tamale on Tuesday endured a “severe crash landing” on the Tamale Airport runway, forcing the initiation of safety procedures for scared passengers and crew. Images of the incident circulating on social media show gas masks hanging in the plane while the front end sits on the bare runway with the front tyres missing. […]

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Ghana Starbow receives IOSA certification

By Dominick Andoh Indigenous domestic operator and regionally accredited airline, Starbow, has been presented with an IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority in Accra. This follows two years of stringent safety audit by IATA and implementation of various remedial measures to ensure the airline meets the highest safety standards. Share our story:

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