Category archives for: Aviation

Ghanaian Pilot Shares His Experience in Flying, Consoles Families of Ethiopian Airlines Disaster

Accra, Ghana, March 17, 2019//-Ghanaian pilot, Mills Lamptey (Capt.) with 40 years of flying experience and has flown on eight different aircraft expressed condolences to the bereaved families of the Ethiopian Airlines disaster .

How Visa Openness Drives Airline Traffic in Africa

March 11, 2019//-One of the practical aspects of air travel is the ease with which people travelling from one country to another can enter a country.

Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash: No Survivors Among 157 on Board

March 10, 2019//-There are no survivors among 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Ethiopia’s state broadcaster reported. 

Ghana: Cedi Woes, Aviation Fuel Raise Airlines’ Cost

Accra, Ghana, February 18, 2019//-The recent fall in the value of the cedi has raised the cost of operations for airlines and put their margins under pressure – in a dollar-dominated industry that requires operators to pay for services rendered in dollars or at the benchmark dollar rate.

Leading from the Front Line: How Airlines Can Boost Ancillary Revenues

February 18, 2019//-Ancillary revenues are rising, and airlines increasingly depend on them. The next step forward: Efforts to help frontline employees collect these fees and charges more effectively.

Chris Zweigenthal to Receive the Ato Girma Wake Lifetime Achievement Award at AviaDev

February 13, 2019//-The Ato Girma Wake Lifetime Achievement Award for an outstanding contribution to route development in Africa is a coveted award named in honour of the Godfather of African aviation, Ato Girma Wake.

Unpacking the Complexities of Africa’s Aviation Sector

February 11, 2019//-The African region makes up at least 12% of the world´s total population and yet only constitutes 2.5 % of the global passenger air traffic, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD, 2018).

Industry Leaders Challenge the Status Quo in African Aviation

February 8, 2019//-The opening panel at AviaDev has brought together African aviation’s brightest minds to determine a way forward.

Helicopter Carrying Nigeria’s Vice President Crash Landed

February 2, 2019//-Reports say a helicopter carrying Nigeria’s Vice-president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and his entourage crash landed in Kabba, Kogi state.

U.S Sanctions Ghana for Indecent Behaviour, Orders Consular Officers to Implement Visa Restrictions

February 1, 2019//-United States’ Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced, in coordination with the Department of State, the implementation of visa sanctions on Ghana due to lack of cooperation in accepting their nationals ordered removed from the United States (U.S).

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