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Qatar Airways to add 12 cities in 2018, including Accra (and Abidjan)

24th April, 2017

As Emirates trims US flights by 20% and Etihad cuts global destinations and capacity, on 24-Apr-2017, the third Gulf airline Qatar Airways announced its intent to add twelve new destinations in 2018. This is on top of eight destinations for 2017 that it announced in late 2016.Three of the twelve are in Africa and include Accra, Abidjan and Mombasa.Mombasa will be one of Qatar Airways typical new m... Read More

 

Celebrating KQ@40 with up to 40% off.

24th January, 2017

Celebrating KQ@40 with 40% off Let’s fly! Learn more and click here to view destinations on offer.Sale date: 22 January to 5 February, 2017 for flights all year-long.... Read More

 

KLM strengthens position in Africa with new routes to Monrovia and Freetown.

18th November, 2016

With the start of its new 2017 summer schedule, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly to Freetown, Sierra Leone and Monrovia, Liberia. This will serve to further expand KLM’s African network.  “With the addition of Freetown and Monrovia, KLM will be serving thirteen destinations in Africa in 2017. In this way, we will strengthen our position in Africa considerably and offer our passen... Read More

 

Air France to launch Accra route

23rd September, 2016

Air France-KLM: leader between Europe and Africa Starting 28 February 2017, Air France will offer three weekly flights to Accra in Ghana from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.  In this way, Air France is expanding on one of the most important markets on the African continent for traffic to and from Europe and North America. These flights will be operated by Airbus A330 with a capacity of 208 seats ... Read More

 

Relocation to Ghana: Nigeria to lose $12bn foreign airlines investments

23rd August, 2016

Nigeria is on the verge of losing $12 billion investment in aviation sector as major foreign airlines have started relocating to Ghana due to what they termed unfriendly business environment in Nigeria. The international airlines which hitherto had their regional operational headquarters in Nigeria had started moving to Accra, Ghana from where they came to pick passengers in Nigeria. This recen... Read More

 

Meridiana starts flights from Accra to Milan, Italy

20th July, 2016

Dre Aviation are pleased to advise the commencement of services by Meridiana Fly to Accra. Initially, the airline will commence operations with a weekly service (every Tuesday) from Accra to Milan, Malpensa, but the frequencies are expected to grow in 2017. With the addition of Meridiana Fly to its portfolio in Ghana, Dre Aviation continues to provide a market leading service to its airline part... Read More

 

Emirates baggage policy for Africa moves from weight to piece concept

15th April, 2016

As of April 15, 2016, Emirates baggage policy is moving from weight concept to piece concept. The new policy is actually better than before as passengers from Ghana and Africa may now check-in two pieces of maximum 23kg compared to a single piece of maximum 30kg.Note: each piece of baggage weighing over 23kg (to a maximum of 32kg) and/or exceeding 59IN/150CMS (total of lenght/width/height) at... Read More

 

Increased security at airports in Ghana

24th March, 2016

The Ghana Airport Company Limited issued a public notice in March regarding security at airports in Ghana. The Ghana Airport Company wishes to inform the traveling public that additional security measures have been introduced at Kotoka International Airport in Accra and regional airports. The new measures include screening of passengers before entering the departure hall, restricting entry into... Read More

 

Ghana Airports Company flagship project

7th March, 2016

During an official visit last week and along with President Mahama, Turkish President Erdogan cut sod for the International Terminal 3 to be built with the Turkish company MAPA with a capacity of over three times the current traffic. Discover the future of Kotoka in this video. The date of completion has not been communicated.... Read More

 

Ghana race to certify airports by 2017

6th January, 2016

Aviation regulators are fervently working to certify all aerodromes in the country by 2017 in conformity with the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) requirements. The ICAO requires that in-country Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA) certify aerodromes in all countries which are signatories to the Chicago Convention. The Convention, among others, seek to ensure the safety of pa... Read More