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Iberia launches mobile booking for Ghana service

Iberia’s website has launched a new function on the cell phone-enabled version of the site, via www.iberia.mobi which allows customers to reserve any Iberia air ticket using cell phones or other mobile device. Once booking has been made, customers flying from Ghana can pay at the Standard Chartered Bank Ghana …

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Starbow launches five times weekly flight to Cotonou

Starbow Airlines on Friday officially launched its regional flights to Cotonou, Benin at a ceremony at the Cotonou Airport. Starbow’s flights to Cotonou mark the beginning of what the airline’s Co-Chief Executive Officer, Dr Brock Friesen, calls “it’s real mission” to serve all major cities in West Africa. Dr Friesen, …

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Emirates, Qantas announce major global aviation partnership

Emirates Airlines and Qantas are set to give their customers a seamless international and Australian network with the announcement of their new global aviation partnership. The partnership would also give customers exclusive frequent flyer benefits and world‐class travel experiences. A statement released in Accra on Friday said under the agreement, …

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Africa World Airlines to get second of second Embraer aircraft

Africa World Airlines, a new domestic airline to start operating in Ghana soon, will receive its second aircraft on Saturday, September 8, following the delivery of its first aircraft on August 30. A statement from the company, whose founder is Togbe Afede, the Agbogbomefia of Asogli, said the jet with …

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Minister seeks contribution towards tourism levy implementation

The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Mr Mohammed Ahmed Baba-Jamal, has called on all players in the tourism industry to contribute towards the implementation of the tourism levy, which was established under the new Tourism Act of 2011. He explained that the one percent tourism levy that would be charged on …

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Ghana partners Google to put tourism online

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) in its effort to place Ghana’s tourism on the global tourism map, and in conformity with modern trends, is collaborating with Google on a project dubbed: “Tourism-Online”. This project is to ensure that all tourism units and enterprises in Ghana have their own websites, which …

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Ghanaian airline Starbow adds another flight to Takoradi-Accra route

Starbow, a domestic airline , on Monday announced that it has added another flight on its Takoradi-Accra route to enable customers to attend to their businesses in Accra and to connect to Europe and other parts of the world on time. It said in a statement released in Accra that …

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Video: Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes historic landing in Ghana

On September 1, 2012, Ghana became part of Africa’s aviation history as Ethiopian Airlines landed its Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner aircraft in Accra. Ethiopian has named it ‘Africa First’. The Dreamliner has a spacious cabin. In economy class, the 787’s aisles are typically 55 centimeters wide. That is more than six …

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Fall in business confidence slows global air travel, freight traffic – IATA

Global air traffic growth slowed in both air travel and freight during July 2012, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced August 30, 2012 in its global traffic results. According to IATA, July 2012 passenger demand in aggregate was 3.4% higher than the same month last year, compared to a …

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