Despite the visibility challenges that come with the Harmattan, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is giving the flying public assurance of their safety at the country’s airports.
Hundreds of 737 Max jets are sitting, grounded, as Boeing awaits approval from aviation regulators for the troubled plane to return to flight. But now, the company has discovered yet another potential hurdle.
Japan Airlines is giving away 50,000 free round-trip domestic air tickets to international tourists next summer -- but there's a catch.
The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority is notifying passengers travelling by air of potential challenges in the operations of airlines as the Harmattan season approaches.
Boeing has fired its chief executive, Dennis Muilenburg, a move the board of directors said "was necessary to restore confidence" in the firm.
The International Civil Aviation Organization is looking at developing more routes to fuel more activity by airline operators to take full advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, is requesting all airlines not to insist on entry visas from passengers travelling to Ghana before boarding.
Regional Airlines ASKY has introduced its new Boeing 737-800 aircraft on its major routes including Ghana to provide improved services to passengers in the wake of growing competition.
Air Senegal Monday resumed new operations to Ghana introducing direct flights between Accra and Dakar.
Emirates cabin crew has been named World's Leading Cabin Crew 2019 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony.
British Airways has been named Airline of the Year at one of the aviation industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies.
South African Airways (SAA) was set to enter a business rescue process on Thursday, with a 4 billion rand ($272 million) lifeline from government and banks announced by a minister.
The peak holiday season started off with a thud for cargo airlines, as demand continued to fall short of supply, amid slowing global growth and a trade war that continues to weigh on the sector.
Celebrating the unique unifying power of diversity in the UAE, the historic one-off Emirates A380 flight marking the 48th UAE National Day and the UAE Year of Tolerance has returned to Dubai International Airport.
Market jitters over the future of SAA on Thursday saw one of SA’s largest travel ticket retailers decide to stop selling SAA tickets and a top travel insurer withdrawing insolvency cover for tickets sold going forward.
Employees at troubled state airline SAA will be paid 50% of their November salary and 13th cheque on Wednesday, the company said in a notice.
Shop owners and businesses at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) that are not utilizing their space or performing well could have their shop spaces repossessed, the Managing Director of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) Yaw Kwakwa has said.
The founder and CEO of one of Nigeria’s largest airlines, Air Peace, has been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice on charges of bank fraud and money laundering
British Airways and its pilots’ union BALPA have reached a preliminary agreement to end the pay dispute that resulted in the first walkout by pilots in the airline’s history, the union said on Friday.
British Airways flights have been disrupted by what the airline describes as a "technical issue."
The Ranking Member on the roads and transport committee in parliament, Kwame Agbodza says there is no documentation or agreement anywhere that shows that the government will buy six planes to run a national airline.
Government has announced its intent to purchase GEnx-1B engines for its three Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will be used to re-launch a national airline.
GIG Mobility (GIGM), a technologically powered transport platform is set to enter Ghana’s intercity transportation sector.
Ghana and Boeing company Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Dubai Air Show for three airplanes with a list price value of $877.5 million according to list prices.
The International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations (IFATSEA) is pushing for the licensing of Air traffic Safety Electronics personnel on the continent to encourage and maintain high passenger safety in Africa and across the globe.
Documents seen by the BBC cast doubt on a claim by American Airlines that an "odour" on a flight, which led to two cabin crew falling unconscious, was due to "a spilled cleaning solution".
Airbus has won $30bn (£23bn) worth of orders for 170 aircraft in another sign of the continued expansion of Middle East airlines.
SAA announced on Monday that it would resume flights to six destinations on the African continent from Tuesday.
South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday because of a pending strike by a majority of employees but said on Thursday it hoped its revised wage offer would avert the walkout at the state-run carrier.
Trade union the National Transport Movement has threatened to shut down South African Airways after the embattled state airline announced that it would undergo restructuring.
Access Bank Ghana and Emirates airline have sealed a deal to fly their customers across the world and payments splashed over a period.
South Africa Airlines says grounding was not related to its financial stress.
South Africa’s cash-strapped national airline SAA said on Tuesday it may operate an amended flight schedule following a decision to recall some of its planes to undertake compliance checks in line with regulatory requirements.
The Airport Council International (ACI) has ranked the Kotoka International Airport the first in West Africa.
KLM Royal Dutch airline after 100 years of moving goods and people to and fro globally held a brief ceremony at the residence of the Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana to celebrate the feat.
Africa World Airlines (AWA) has signed a partnership agreement with Lufthansa Group operators of Brussels Airlines to conduct a single air ticket for travellers across nine African destinations.
An Ethiopian Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing minutes after taking off in Senegal because an engine had caught fire, an airport spokesman said.
Ethiopian Airlines’ operating revenue jumped nearly 30% in the year to July 31, a senior government official said on Tuesday, helped by a surge in passenger numbers.
The Director-General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Simon Allotey has been nominated as the Chairman of the Technical Commission at the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) 40th Assembly in Montreal.
The Minister for Aviation Kofi Adda is charging African countries and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to work on eliminating cumbersome flight connectivity on the African continent by 2022.
The United States of America is dedicating unprecedented resources to investigate the safety and certification of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in a bid to enhance air transport safety, United States Secretary of Transportation has said.
Ghana is committed to improving aviation infrastructure and policies to support the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCTA), Aviation Minister has said.
Ghana has won two prestigious awards at the ongoing 40th International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly in Montreal, Canada.
Families who lost relatives in fatal Boeing 737 Max air crashes are set to receive about $144,500 (£116,200) each from the company.
Emirates has clinched its third consecutive award for Best Entertainment at the 2020 Passenger Choice Awards held during the APEX EXPO in Los Angeles on Monday.
Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme for Emirates and flydubai, has touched a new high with 25 million members.
This week's British Airways strike has caused chaos for an estimated 280,000 passengers who were due to fly with the airline.
British Airways pilots have begun a two-day strike in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.
The GRA has embarked on a search exercise with the help of sniffer dogs at the Kotoka International Airport to screen any infractions on passengers and their luggage.
UK-based Ryanair pilots have voted for seven further days of strikes as part of a row over pay and conditions.
The Aviation Ministry says the Wa Airport would be opened for commercial flights by Africa World Airlines on October 15, 2019.
Dozens of flights were cancelled or delayed at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on Monday morning due to a strike by ground staff at KLM, the Dutch subsidiary of Air France-KLM.