Source: mynewsgh. com - Heaps of sand meant for expansion works at the Kumasi airport are being carted and sold to private developers within the Kumasi Metropolis of the Ashanti region, mynewsgh.com investigations have uncovered.
Source: B&FT Ghana - The thebftonline.com has gathered that, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is working with government to eliminate import duty on aircraft parts and other ancillary aircraft equipment.
According to the GCAA, this when done it will come up to add to the government’s removal of VAT on domestic airline tickets which is expected to increase the patronage of domestic air travel in the country.
Source: todaygh. com - Management of indigenous airline, Starbow, has refuted claims that one of its Accra-bound domestic flight S9103 returned to Kumasi because it endangered the lives of its passengers.
A Starbow flight S9103 en-route to Accra from Kumasi, had to return to Kumasi last Sunday due to bad weather conditions in the capital, Accra.
Source: ultimatefmonline. com - Passengers who boarded a Starbow flight from Kumasi en-route to Accra on Sunday afternoon were only lucky to be returned to the Kumasi Airport after an hour and half of veering off flight path.
The airplane was unable to land in Accra as scheduled because of bad weather resulting from Saturday’s heavy rains in the national capital Accra.
Passengers traveling by air between Accra and the four main domestic airports in the country--Kumasi, Sunyani, Tamale and Takoradi-- are paying 17.5 percent less, with a further drop in airfares expected in the coming months.
Source: citifmonline. com - Local airline company, City Link, has initiated processes for a comeback at least within the short to medium term. This is the indication from the Director General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, Simon Allotey.