December 11, 2018


Member of Parliament for Tarkoradi and Deputy Aviation Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah has said a lot of countries within the West African sub-region seems not to have aviation infrastructure.

According to the Deputy aviation Minister, Ghana is lucky to have a very good aviation infrastructure.

He further pointed out that looking at the population between Ghana and Nigeria, Ghana can be describe as a hub of aviation in the West African sub-region and added that as a result of that vision, “we are coming up with private sector head home base carriers”.

The Tarkoradi lawmaker revealed in an interview that Ghana has signed an agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to partner government as a strategic partner to start flying a home base carrier.

“We believe that with this, we would be doing a lot of African rout and how that we are getting a lot of interest in the domestic once with the home base carrier, Africa and the international ones can travel within Africa”.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/