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Over 300 workers of Aviation Handling Services sent home

Over 300 workers of the Aviation Handling Service Ghana, have been sent home in a redundancy exercise due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. A letter titled: “Notice of Redundancy,” dated March 4, 2021 and singed by Thierry Maillot, the Managing Director to the affected staff, made available to …

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I will generate $5b from tourism by December 2022 – Dr Awal

Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Awal, Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, has stated his resolve to generate $5 billion from the Tourism industry by December, 2022. He said he was ready to use his business expertise and entrepreneurial skills to change the face of Ghana’s tourism industry, emphasising he would infuse …

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Spanish government to partner government to train young tourism entrepreneurs

Madam Alicia Rico Perez, Spanish Ambassador to Ghana, says the Spanish government will partner the government of Ghana through the Tourism Ministry to train young Ghanaian entrepreneurs in tourism. This, according to her, would position the young entrepreneurs in the country’s tourism sector to become globally competitive. She said this …

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FAA to address Boeing 787 production issues 

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday said it will inspect four newly-produced 787 Dreamline jets, stripping off the company’s authority to sign off the jets. “The FAA is taking a number of corrective actions to address Boeing 787 production issues,” the agency said in a statement. “One of …

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Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary Governing Council inaugurated

A seven-member Governing Council for the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary and Cultural Village, has been inaugurated with a charge to ensure proper governance of the site. The members are Mr Francis Anku, Representative of Traditional Authorities, Mamaga Dewude IV, Women’s Rep., Mr Alphonse Asumah, Youth’s Rep., Mr Palas Ntsuga, Land …

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Ghana Airport Company receives $10 per passenger for COVID-19 test

The Frontier Healthcare Services (FHS), the company awarded the contract to undertake COVID-19 Antigen Test at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) pays $10 per passenger to the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL), as rent royalty for operating in an office space at the Terminal Three. The agreement for the contract …

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Boeing 777 suspended from flying in British airspace after crash

Britain has temporarily banned Boeing 777 jets from its skies, following an engine failure in the US at the weekend that resulted in pieces of the plane raining down on houses below. British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said in a statement on Monday that Boeing B777s with Pratt & Whitney …

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COVID-19: Hotels still suffering – Association

Dr Edward Ackah Nyamike, President, Ghana Hotels Association, says hotels are yet to recover from the negative impacts of COVID-19 on the industry. He said though a few hotels were resuming operation after the lockdown, they were struggling and “suffering.” Dr Nyamike, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency …

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Minority demands probe of Frontiers Healthcare Solution COVID-19 testing, NDA contracts

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority Caucus in Parliament has announced plans to launch a bipartisan parliamentary probe into the award of COVID-19 testing contract to Frontiers Healthcare Solution Services Limited at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) by the government. The NDC Caucus said at a press conference in Accra …

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