Source: B&FT Ghana - Depreciation of the Cedi against major trading currencies is only a temporary situation and would not affect air travel in the long run, Henok Teferra, Chief Executive Officer of Asky Airlines has said.
Source: ch-aviation.com - Antrak Air is in the process of acquiring a pair of ATR72-500s ahead of a planned restart during the last quarter of the year Ghana's Citi Business News has reported.
Having suspended operations in June to restructure its business model, Antrak is now planning to resume domestic Ghanaian flights in early October.
Source: B&FT - The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) is seeking to raise an additional US$150million to finance the construction of a new airport at Ho in the Volta Region, and to rehabilitate the Wa airstrip in the Upper West Region as it deepens efforts to improve domestic aviation
Africa’s aviation industry has the potential to make an important contribution to economic growth and development within Africa if investment is made in aviation infrastructure, Mr. Chris Diaz, Marketing Director of Kenya Airways, has said.
“Air transport can open and connect markets, facilitating trade and enabling African firms to link into global supply chains,” he said.
Speaking in an interview with a section of the media at a cocktail organised by the Kenya Airways to fraternise with the executives of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana in Accra he said the aviation industry played an especially pivotal role in just-in-time global manufacturing production and in speeding fresh produce from agricultural communities in developing economies to markets in the industrialised world.
Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM), has started operating on a daily basis, its Boeing 777-200, between Accra and Amsterdam, with a fully renovated cabin interior in both World Business Class and Economy Class.
The in-flight entertainment system has also been fully renewed.
Mr Charles Asare the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Airports Company Limited says the company will continue to source funding to improve infrastructure that will attract both local and foreign patronage.
Source: GNA - Following a resolution of the impasse between Goldstar Airlines and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) over the inspection of the airline’s aircraft, Mrs Dzifa Attivor, Minister for Transport has requested the Authority to go and inspect the aircraft with the Ghana business registration.
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