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.
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.
Uganda has revived its national carrier, Uganda Airlines, 18 years after it was grounded.
Uganda on Tuesday relaunched its national carrier, Uganda Airlines, hoping to take a slice of the East African aviation business that is dominated by Ethiopian Airlines.
The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is cautioning the public against transacting business with Global Ghana Airlines stating that the Airline has not been licensed to operate in the country.
British Airways passengers have expressed their anger at being unable to get through to the airline following the confusion over cancelled flights.
Air Namibia has suspended its operations on the Windhoek – Lagos – Accra route following an ongoing diplomatic impasse between Namibia and Nigeria.
Africa World Airlines (AWA), ASKY Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines have teamed up to provide passengers with seamless and stress-free air travel within the West Africa sub-regional and various international routes they serve.
The Aviation Minister is urging more private sector participation in the country’s aviation sector through Private Public Partnerships to access the necessary capital needed to expand the industry.
UBA, Ghana Limited, partnered IATA to bring together stakeholders in the Aviation industry from Africa, Middle East and Europe at the just ended Summit and Gala Night Dinner.
Local banks are continuing to drip-feed state-owned entities with credit to help keep them on their feet despite difficulty in holding them to repayment commitments.
The South African Airways has apologised to its passengers on board a flight to the United States of America on Sunday following some operational glitches.
The boss of British Airways-owner IAG has said a pay deal being offered to its pilots is "fair", adding that he is hopeful strikes can be averted this summer.
Tension is mounting at the Ghana Airports Company Limited as CHRAJ probes a case of abuse of power and arbitrariness against the Aviation Minister, Joseph Kofi Ada.
Kenya's parliament voted on Tuesday to nationalize the country's main airline Kenya Airways to save it from mounting debts.
The German airline Lufthansa resumed daily direct flights to Cairo on Sunday after a one-day suspension due to unspecified safety concerns.
Contractors have commenced work on parts of the apron and tarmac of Terminal 3 of the Kotoka International Airport to fix a faulty drainage system.
Zimbabwe owes airlines about $196 million that’s stuck in the country due to a shortage of hard currency, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Qatar Airways, the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar, is looking to commence passenger flights to Ghana the Minister for Aviation, Kofi Ada, has revealed.
The UK High Commissioner to Ghana, Iaian Walker, says his government is looking to support Ghana’s Ministry of Aviation with the redevelopment of the Tamale Airport.
British Airways is entering conciliation talks with pilots in a bid to head off a walkout over pay at the height of the summer travel season.
Kenya Airways has selected GE Aviation for the Flight Operations suite of digital products across the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737, 787 and Embraer E190 airplanes.
The sweeping approach along a slick set of motorway junctions is convincing enough - although there is curiously little traffic.
The Vice President has challenged African leaders and stakeholders in the Aviation industry to work harder towards achieving the single African Air Transport Market.
The Minister for Aviation has expressed interest in Ghana possibly adopting the use of solar energy for power generation at its airports.
Boeing's sales drought has come to an end. The embattled aircraft maker announced Tuesday that it has sold 30 of its 787 Dreamliner jets to Korean Air, which already had purchased 11 of the wide-body jets for its fleet.
Emirates as part of a commitment to reducing single-use plastics on board its aircraft has introduced eco-friendly paper straws have on all Emirates flights.
Kenya Airways plans to double its fleet over the next five years, its chairman said on Monday, as the loss-making carrier combats regional rivals like Ethiopian.
Back in 1972, the United Nations established June 5 as World Environment Day in an effort to raise awareness of the various harmful ways humans affect the planet. This year, air pollution is the theme.
Emirates is contributing to protecting the environment from plastic pollution while fostering recycling and innovation as World Environment Day is marked, Wednesday.
Emirates Airline has unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the Expo 2020 Dubai which takes place from October 20, 2020, to April 10, 2021.