South African Airways cancels flights, offers striking employees new wage increase

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.

Union threatens ‘total shutdown’ of South African Airline over proposed job cuts

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, Emirates launch “fly now, pay later” promo

Access Bank Ghana and Emirates airline have sealed a deal to fly their customers across the world and payments splashed over a period.

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South Africa aviation regulator says SAA planes are safe

South Africa Airlines says grounding was not related to its financial stress.

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South African Airways recalls some aircraft for compliance checks

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.

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KIA is the best in West Africa

The Airport Council International (ACI) has ranked the Kotoka International Airport the first in West Africa.

Posted: 30 days ago   Views: 6164
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KLM Royal Dutch Airline celebrates centennial anniversary 

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. 

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Brussels Airlines, AWA sign partnership to operate single ticket

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.

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Ethiopian Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Dakar, no casualties

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.

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Ethiopian Airlines annual revenue up 29%

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.

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GCAA boss chairs technical commission of ICAO

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.

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ICAO Session: Ghana champions air connectivity in Africa by 2022

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.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 1429
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US commits ‘unprecedented resources’ to investigate safety, certification of Boeing 737 max aircrafts

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.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 892
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