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Lufthansa sets new fuel efficiency record

Airlines in the Lufthansa Group, have set a record for fuel efficiency of 3.84 litres of kerosene per 100 kilometres per passenger in 2014, representing an improvement of 1.6 per cent over the previous year. A statement issued in Accra by Lufthansa said as in previous years, the Group had …

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Ghana faces shortage of skilled personnel for the hospitality industry

Mr Herbert Acquaye, the President of the Ghana Hotels Association, has said Ghana’s potentials to make money through the hospitality industry could be wasted if attention was not given to the training of more professionals. According to him, there was a massive shortage of skilled personnel to manage the hotel …

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We flew two million passengers in five years – ASKY Airlines

ASKY Airlines says it has carried two million passengers after five years of its operations in West and Central Africa. The airline made the announcement in a press release issued and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com Monday May 18, 2015. “After 5 years of operations in the subregions of West and Central …

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Kotoka International Airport to be de-congested

Passengers traveling through the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), would now have some relief from the congestion and long queues that characterized activities at the arrival and immigration halls at the airport. This follows works by the Ghana Airports Company limited (GACL), to expand the arrival hall by adding 5,142meters squared …

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Ghana’s focus on oil money dwarfs tourism industry – Lecturer

The discovery of oil in commercial quantities from the jubilee field has swayed government attention from the country’s rich tourism sector, says Dr Kobby Mensah, Lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School. The move has led to the halting of activities earmarked to develop and promote Ghana’s historic sites …

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Africa World Airlines increases flights to Takoradi

Passengers flying to Takoradi can now do so with ease and flexibility with the launch of Africa World Airlines (AWA) three-times-weekly flight to Takoradi. The launch is expected to facilitate travel to and from the city for tourists and business people including the personnel of the oil and gas companies …

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No show at Aboakyer festival

A large number of people including government officials and chiefs who visited the Zion Park, at Winneba to witness the arrival of a captured life deer as part of the Aboakyer festival were disappointed. The two Asafo companies sent the captured animals to the Otuano House instead of the durbar …

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Ethiopian Airlines begins first direct flight from Africa to Japan

Ethiopian Airlines, has announced a direct flight to Tokyo, Japan. The announcement heralds what is the first direct flight from an African country to Japan, making the airline the first to flight directly from Africa to the Asian country. The Airline made the announcement Thursday April 23, 2015. According to …

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Ghana to increase tourism traffic from China

Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has said Ghana’s Tourism sector was leaving no stone unturned in its quest to increase tourism traffic from China to Ghana. She contended that the first quarter of 2015 had seen the sector making strong presence at leading International Fairs in …

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Africa World Airlines to start flights to Takoradi

Africa World Airlines (AWA) is set to commence flights to Takoradi, Ghana’s oil and gas city, with a maiden flight on May 1. This follows more than two and a half years of having tried and tested the domestic market and entering successfully into the regional market. A statement issued …

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