Government to name favored accomplice for locally situated transporter in July
Ashanti Airlines secures Air Carrier License
Transport Ministry vets all proposition
Ashanti Airlines is set to begin tasks in Ghana as it approaches the fruition cycle for the obtaining of its Air Operators Certificate (AOC), an Aviation Ghana report has unveiled.
The aircraft is possessed by observed Ghanaian business investors, Osei Kwame Despite and his accomplice, Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong.
As per the Aviation Ghana report, Ashanti Airlines’ choice to work in Ghana expects that it gets an Air Carrier License (ACL) [which it has as of now acquired] and an Airport Operator Certificate (AOC).
The two licenses are generally expected by the aeronautics business controller; Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) before an aircraft can begin activities in Ghana.
At present, Ashanti Airlines is planning with the GCAA for the last phases of its AOC interaction.
The choice by the proprietors of Ashanti Airlines to work in Ghana comes after they made introductions in January this year to the panel laid out by the Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah.
The show was to vet all recommendations from potential financial backers looking to accomplice government in laying out a locally established carrier bid.
In ongoing turn of events, Government is set to name the decision of accomplice for the foundation of a locally situated transporter toward the finish of July this year.
As per a source acquainted with the matter, “They are firming up the subtleties and by July government will spread the word about the decision of favored accomplice.”
Up until this point, there are four primary proposition on the table for government to consider. These are Ashanti Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Egypt Air and JHN Group.
However, Aviation Ghana sources say Ashanti Airlines is probably going to be named the favored decision to accomplice government.
“From the appearance of things, they are probably going to get it [partner government for the foundation of the locally established carrier],” the source is cited by the gateway.
In the mean time, following the breakdown of Ghana Airways in 2004, Ghana has been without a public carrier for worldwide travel exercises.
Notwithstanding a few endeavors to restore another public transporter previously, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta during the 2022 financial plan explanation indicated plans to launch tasks this year .