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President appoints Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as Commissioner of AIB

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh, as the Commissioner for the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention Bureau (AIB), Ministry of Aviation. Prior to his appointment, Mr Prempeh was the Coordinator for the Accident Investigation Unit at the Ministry, a position he held for …

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Ten fast growing tourist destinations in Ghana

The Volta region is fast becoming Ghana’s tourism hub aside the Central region. The region has over 20 tourist attractions and hospitality places for leisure. If the region is partitioned into three – Southern, Central and Northern, one can conveniently choose a place to visit depending on interest. Southern part …

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Ghana government says it’s strengthened COVID-19 safety protocols at airport

Government has announced new guidelines at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), to strengthen the existing protocols to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in Ghana. As of January 1, 2021, 712 positive cases of COVID-19 have been recorded at the KIA, out of 118,278 tests conducted. The positivity rate among …

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COVID-19 pandemic wipes out 21 years of global air passenger traffic growth – Report

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, leaving many sick, dead, economies shut and deepening poverty, the airline industry is already counting its losses, as new data released this week shows the impact on the business of aviation around the world. According to data from the Johns Hopkins …

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The ultimate packing list for solo travel

Solo trips give you the best life experiences. Many of you may assume it to be boring, but it’s not. Once you get the taste of traveling solo, you would never want to travel in groups again. However, we are not here to discuss how good solo trips are. When …

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COVID-19 hits global air passenger numbers, drop by 60% in 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the world, the airline industry was one of the sectors of the economy to suffer a hit. Countries around the world shut their borders and limited travel to control the spread of the viral disease. Travellers cancelled their reservations in large numbers leading to losses …

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New COVID-19 infections may lead to job losses – Hoteliers   

Some entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry have expressed fear of new coronavirus infections (COVID-19) might lead to more job losses with serious economic implications in 2021. Already, countries globally are experiencing the rippling and devastating effects of new COVID-19 infections as many have locked down to control the spread of …

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Ghana ranked fifth in Visa Openness Index

Ghana ranked fifth and scored 0.875 on the 2020 Africa Visa Openness Index with 24 requiring no visa to enter the country, 28 requiring visas on arrival with travellers from Morocco requiring visa to enter the jurisdiction. The Index shows Benin, Seychelles and the Gambia topping the ranking in allowing visa-free access …

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Berlin’s new airport counts just 6,000 passengers daily

Berlin’s BER Airport registered just 6,000 passengers on average per day in the first month of its existence, the operator said on Friday. Some 180,000 people flew from the new airport or landed there in November, the state-owned FBB Company reported. Another 33,000 people flew via Tegel Airport in the …

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