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Precision Air plane crash update: Investigators say fire and rescue brigade ill-equipped

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB), has recommended the government to build adequate capability to its rescuing units for the implementation of search and rescue operations during occurrences. Citing the Airports Rescue and Fire Fighting Services and Marines Rescue Unit as an example, AAIB added that there should be a well-structured and effective coordinated aviation and marine search and rescue operation. The recommendations from the investigation unit which is under […]

todayNovember 24, 2022 7

Airline News

Tanzania Precision Air crash: ‘I tried to save pilots but was knocked unconscious’

A fisherman who was one of the first responders at the site of Sunday's plane crash which killed 19 people in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, has described how he tried to save the pilots stuck in the cockpit and how he nearly lost his life trying to rescue them. Majaliwa Jackson has been officially declared a hero, awarded 1 million Tanzanian shillings ($430; £370), and offered a job in the fire […]

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Events

Northern Ghana Diaspora Celebrates 2nd Edition of Damba Festival in Jersey

The second edition of the Damba festival organized by Magsungsim was celebrated in Jersey City, New Jersey in the United States of America on the 11th - 12th November, 2022. Damba is an important festival celebrated by the northern people of Ghana every year, where the children of Gbewa come together to take stock of the past year, and strategize for the coming year and beyond. The two day event saw […]

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Airport News

Software meant to enhance Aviation Safety out doored at AIB event

A technology software meant to enhance aviation safety by providing real time tracking performance and predict incident-occurrence on aircraft has been introduced to stakeholders in the country’s aviation space. Known as the In-Flight Safety Monitoring System (Star-ISMS), the technology when installed would enable an airline to enhance its commitment to high standards of safety for passengers on board. The Star-ISMS holds the capability to extract big data from an aircraft’s […]

todayNovember 18, 2022 89 1

Airline News

Sentra Airways, Not a Certified Airline Yet

Sentra Airways is a UK registered company based in Bradford and has the intention of flying between Manchester International Airport and Kotoka International Airport, Accra by the end of this year according to some reports. The company obtained its first aircraft, an A330-200 from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The 12-year old Airbus typically carries about 250 passengers but can be configured to carry about 400 passengers. Sentra Airways has its […]

todayNovember 3, 2022 202 1 2

Events

Tourism: Elizabeth Twumwaa Sasu, CEO GH-Aviation Wins Africa Travel 100 Women Award

The Chief Executive Officer, GH-Aviation, Elizabeth Twumwaa Sasu, has won the coveted Africa Travel 100 Award which recognizes exceptional women in the travel and tourism sector. Elizabeth is a woman of many talents and skills and has aspirations of creating long lasting impact in the Aviation and Tourism industries in Ghana and the sub-region. She is an entrepreneur who dabbles in aviation media and tourism. She is also the Vice […]

todayOctober 24, 2022 35 2

Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Africa’s First 787 Dreamliner Delivery

- The first African carrier to take delivery of the 787 in 2012 and the second country in the world to operate the plane, now operating a fleet of 27 Dreamliners - The Dreamliner has an unmatched fuel efficiency - Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines unveil new design concepts for the Ethiopian Museum of Art and Science Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today celebrated the 10th anniversary of the first […]

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Events

Top Women in Aviation and Tourism Nominated For Africa Travel 100 Awards

Top Women in Aviation have been nominated alongside female pilots and managers for the 2022 edition of the Travel 100 Awards Winners of the prestigious and most coveted Africa Travel 100 Women Awards will be released by the organisers in September as the voting process to unveil the 2022 awardees nears the completion date. According to the Organisers the voting for the final list of shortlisted candidates received over 5000 […]

todaySeptember 20, 2022 43 2

Events

AVIATORS AFRICA CONFERENCE AND AWARDS 2022

Aviators Africa Conference and Awards is an annual event organised for the Aviation, Travel and Tourism sector in Africa. Now in its 4th year, the Aviators Africa Conference and Awards will see the gathering of top stakeholders in African Aviation to discuss issues to promote and advance the development and sustainability of African Aviation and its allied industries. The full day conference will attract over 200 delegates and will feature […]

todaySeptember 20, 2022 27

Airline News

Delta Air Lines B767-332 N195DN banned from flying to Ghana – Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

Delta Air Lines plane B767-332 with registration number N195DN has been banned by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority from flying to Ghana. This decision came about as a result of the Airlines' failure to investigate and work on the technical issues involving that particular plane.   About a month ago, July 25th, the aircraft N195DN enroute to Accra had to return to JFK mid flight when the crew of the […]

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