Ghana’s Parliament this week approved a budget of GH₵318m for the Ministry of Aviation to support its planned programmes and activities for the 2019 calendar year.
Deputy Minister for Aviation, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, indicated that government is committed to transforming the aviation industry and a master-plan policy document towards this will be launched next year.
The aviation master-plan is intended for all aviation projects to ensure continuous implementation of projects. The master-plan is also expected to increase patronage in aviation services, which will take in more revenue
The Transport Committee of Parliament proposed that the ministry should bring on board all the relevant ministries to promote integration of services like railways, road transport services, as well as safe and convenient car parking at the various airports.