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FG silent on Ghana taking over as regional aviation hub, decries funding gaps

Amaechi Seriika

Federal government is yet to react to recent discovery that several international carriers have fallen in love with Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport, Accra, thus making the centre the West Africa’s aviation hub. Several years ago, Lagos International Airport had been West Africa’s hub, but due to gradual collapse of strategic infrastructure, several global carriers now divert flights to Ghana from ...

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Air Namibia unveils Windhoek-Lagos-Accra flight to tap from Ghana regional hub

Air Namibia

No doubt, several African airlines have started linking up to the risen aviation hub status of Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana. Recent occurrences’ have shown that the international status of Kotoka Airport has surpassed those of Abuja, Lagos, Dakar and others in West Africa as several international carriers now prefer to land in Ghana before their passengers are distributed ...

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Ghana overtakes Nigeria in regional aviation hub as economy grows 8.5% in 2017

Ghana Aviation

Investigations by Business Hilights Ghana Bureau chief during the first quarter of 2018 has shown that Kotoka International Airport, Accra now has the highest operations of international airlines, thus relegating Nigeria’s Lagos and Abuja international airports to second fiddles. This is as the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) disclosed that the economy jumped provisionally by 8.5 percent in 2017 compared to ...

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SITA Tech wins management of new kotoka Airport terminal in Ghana

Ghana Aviation

South African digital giant in airport terminal management, SITA Technology has been selected to provide its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new Terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport in Accra Analysts say the new move will among other things; drive the airport’s emerging position as a vital regional hub. Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana’s largest airport is expanding its capacity ...

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AfBD pumps $120m to new airport terminal in Accra for regional integration

afdb

The president of African Development Bank (AfDB), Nigeria’s Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina has given insights on why the bank facilitated the construction of a new flagship terminal at the Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana, saying it is expected to make the country a destination of choice with a yearly target of five million passengers. Coming on a $120m bill, a statement ...

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Attractive policies in Ghanaian aviation robbing Nigeria’s comparative advantage–Experts

Ghana Aviation

There are serious indications that Ghana, with less number of both local and international airports are ahead of Nigeria in the control of aviation hub in the sub-region. Nigeria currently sits at the trigger point of the continent and the shortcut (about six-hour travel time) to the rest of the world. With 170 million plus population, internal movement of about ...

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