Goldstar Air will allow three free bags of 23 kilos each on board per passenger.
Goldstar Air, a wholly owned Ghanaian company, has received an Air Carrier Certificate from the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to operate scheduled and non-scheduled flights to 11 destinations across the world, including Baltimore in the United States of America and Gatwick in the United Kingdom.

 
 
NDC lost vs NPP, in the last General Elections 2016, December 7.
Ghana has suspended plans to get a partner for the new national airline. This is because the work of the approval committee in the Public Private Partnership process has stalled following the election of a new government.

The halt in operations of the committee will continue until the incoming NPP administration concludes appointments to key ministries, departments and agencies and subsequently form a new approval committee.

 
 
Source: B&FT Ghana - Ticket sales through the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) in Ghana could hit US$200 million by year end, which points to the prospects of the aviation market, drawing more airlines into the country.

 
 
Source: GNA - Cronos Airlines, an Equatorial Guinean airline, has begun commercial flights to Accra, with the aim of facilitating movement between the two countries and across West Africa.
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The airline will operate two flights a week between Accra and Malabu on Mondays and Fridays and provide easy access to Sao Tome and Duala.

Mrs Abena Agyeman-Rebollar, Business Development Manager of Cronos, said there was a traffic on the route as many oil and gas employees travel between Malabu to Ghana but currently what exists is a weekly flight between the two countries.
This difficulty of moving between the two countries, she explained, prompted the decision by Cronos to start the flights.

 
 
Kenya Airways was last night named Africa’s Leading Airline 2016 at the World Travel Awards gala ceremony held in Zanzibar, Tanzania. 

Kenya Airways beat other nominees including Egypt Air, Royal Air Maroc, South African Airways and Tunisair to win the coveted trophy voted by customers. The airline also bagged Africa’s leading airline in the Business class for the fourth consecutive year. 

 
 
Source: B&FT Ghana - More passengers are opting to travel by road to major capitals in the country, as air fares remain elevated due to the imposition of a 17.5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on domestic air transport in July 2015.

Latest statistics show a very significant slump in passenger throughput from an average of 55,000 passengers per month in 2014 to just under 20,000 passengers per month as at December 2015.

 
 
Source: TV3network. com - Passengers who travelled through the Kumasi International Airport last Friday evening were subjected to a harrowing experience when they were made to walk through rains from the tarmac to the arrival hall.

The passengers, who arrived in a Starbow flight from Accra around 6:30pm at a time that it was raining, had to walk about 100 metres in the rain from the tarmac to the arrival hall with umbrellas provided by officials of the airline.

 
 
Source: Citi FM Ghana - Airfares are likely to be reduced if the operation costs of airline companies are reduced. 

This is the verdict of Vice President, Africa of the International Air Transport Association, Raphael Kuuchi. 

 
 
Source: B&FT Ghana - 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.

 
 
Source: GNA - Goldstar Airlines, a private Ghanaian airline company, is to roll out a training programme for its cabin crew workers after a recruitment exercise, which would field mostly suitably qualified Ghanaians.