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Ghana Airports Company Ltd generates over GH¢180,000 revenue in 2014

Following government’s policy to cede the additional 60% of the Airport Passenger Service (APSC) Tax to the Ghana Airports Company Ltd (GACL), the company realised a significant growth in revenue for the year 2014. “The year 2014 was therefore the first full operational year, in which the GACL received the …

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Kente industry vital to tourism development – Minister

The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Dzifa Abla Gomashie, says the arts and crafts industry holds the key to the development of tourism. She said the Ministry is much committed to implementing the patronage of “Made-in-Ghana Goods”, to promote the work of local artisans to produce Kente …

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Committee to investigate Starbow Airline crash inaugurated

Mrs Joyce Bawa Mogtari, Deputy Minister of Transport, on Friday inaugurated a five-member committee to investigate the cause of the October 5 Starbow Airline accident at the Tamale Airport. She said the setting up of the committee was in line with Annex 13 of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) …

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Ghanaian wins Ethiopian Airlines global logo competition

Nii Okai Koi Adjaidoo, Founder of DreamBrander has been adjudged the winner of the Ethiopian Airlines Global Logo competition. The competition is part of the Airlines’s 70th Anniversary to design a logo for the celebrations. For his prize, won two Ethiopian Airlines economy class tickets to any destination of his …

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Domestic tourism surging in Ashanti

Domestic tourism is surging in the Ashanti Region, with the Kumasi Zoological Gardens alone generating revenue in excess of GH₵137,000, last two years. There were 67, 544 visitors to the Zoo during the period compared with the previous year’s figure of 57,721. Mr. Ekow Sampson, Regional Manager of the Ghana …

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Engineers express satisfaction with Bunso Canopy Walkway

Mr Ben Richard Aniagyei of the Ghana Institutions of Engineers has expressed satisfaction with the work done on the Bunso Canopy Walkway after an inspection of the repair works. He said the management of the tourist centre has been cooperative to ensure that all the areas that needed further improvement …

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Team investigating Starbow accident completes preliminary work

A team of aviation experts investigating the cause of a Starbow Airline Flight over-shooting the runway at the Tamale Airport has completed gathering preliminary information about the accident. The team, which completed the work on Wednesday, has since returned to Accra to assess the information to come out with a …

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Ghana Civil Aviation Authority and Starbow react to Tamale Airport accident

A Starbow airline flight, over-shot the runway on landing at the Tamale airport on Tuesday, at 08:31 hours. The aircraft, a British Aerospace 146 jet with flight number 110, was from Accra, and carried 76 passengers. A statement from the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in Accra and copied to …

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Starbow aircraft crashlands in Tamale

A Starbow aircraft on an internal flight from Accra to Tamale burst a front tyre upon landing at the Tamale Airport Tuesday morning. There were no casualties. Efforts by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to get authorities of the airline for details of the accident have so far proved futile. …

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