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Passion Air starts Accra-Takoradi flights

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Patrons of domestic flights from Accra to Takoradi and vice versa, now have an alternative service. It follows the commencement of flights by Passion Air. The route has until now been served by only Africa World Airlines. The coming on-board of Passion Air forms part of the airline’s plan to meet the needs of as many people as possible, who ...

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Aviation Ministry reviews cost of aviation fuel

Joseph Kofi Adda - Aviation Minister

The Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda has disclosed to Citi Business News his outfit is reviewing the cost of aviation fuel in Ghana as it works to ease the cost of doing business for airline operators. The outcome of the review is expected to be forwarded to the Finance Ministry for further action which could mean a drop in ...

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GFZA condemns diversion of goods from its enclave

Executive Secretary of the GFZA, Michael Okyere Baafi

The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) has stated that it will help the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to stop the diversion of goods produced under its enclave for export. The pledge comes after the Customs Division off the GRA announced on 12 November, 2018  that COMET Ghana limited, a company operating in under the Free Zone ...

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Guyana, Ghana, and Tanzania to sign open skies air services agreement


Guyana is expected to sign Air Services Agreements (ASA) with Tanzania and Ghana later this month to pave the way for any airlines that might be interested in flying between Africa and South America, a senior official of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced Wednesday. GCAA Director of Air Transport Management, Saheed Sulaman said the accords would be inked ...

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Fuel prices to drop by 4 percent—IES


Prices of fuel are expected to see a drop of between 2 and 4 percent. The Institute of Energy Security (IES), has predicted. Fuel prices went up in the last pricing window in the middle of October bringing a litre of both petrol and diesel to 5 cedis, 21 pesewas. Explaining the reasons behind the prediction, the IES said the ...

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thyssenkrupp enhances new terminal at KIA with advanced mobility solutions

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In a defining gesture of the leadership’s focus on enhancing the country’s infrastructure, the Kotoka International airport Terminal 3 marks a milestone with its facilities on par with the best in the world. Further strengthening the horizon of urban mobility and transport for the country, Terminal 3 has several impressive features that serve as a benchmark for similar developments in ...

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Aviation authorities attend 13th ICAO conference in Canada


The Deputy Minister of Aviation and MP for Takoradi,  Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah has led a team of Aviation experts from the Ministry of Aviation and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority to attend the Thirteenth Air Navigation International Civil Aviation Conference(ICAO) conference currently ongoing in Montreal, Canada. Also part of the delegation are seasoned experts from the Ghana Meteorological Agency. ...

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GRA sued over implementation of CTN


A member of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders, John Kwame Adu Jack has filed a suit at the Supreme Court to prevent the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN), which is due to take off next Monday [October 15,2018]. Amongst others, Mr. Jack wants the Supreme Court to declare that the introduction of the CTN in its current ...

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GRA’s insistence on CTN is bad faith – Freight forwarders

Kwabena Ofosu Appiah - President, Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders

The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) has registered its displeasure again over GRA’s latest decision to go ahead with the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN) system despite their arguments against it. The President of the Association, Kwabena Ofosu Appiah in an interview on Eyewitness News described the development as a “monumental display of bad faith.” The GRA ...

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GRA’s ‘controversial’ CTN policy takes effect October 15


The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced that it will fully implement the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) system at Ghana’s ports from October 15, 2018. The system was meant to be implemented in August 2018 but was postponed after pressure from the Freight Forwarders Association. But a letter addressed to the Shipowners & Agents Association of Ghana, and sighted by ...

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