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March 12, 2018 9:32 PM AWA renews commitment to safe flights after Kumasi incident

Domestic airline company, Africa World Airlines (AWA), is assuring its customers of their continuous safety on the company’s flights. The assurance comes on the back of an incident it witnessed on one of its aircrafts on a flight to Kumasi on Sunday, March 11, 2018. A statement from AWA and copied to Citi Business News attributed the incident to a bird strike 19

March 12, 2018 12:03 PM At least 39 dead as plane crashes at Kathmandu airport

At least 39 people are dead after a plane crashed on the runway while landing at Tribhuvan Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday, police spokesperson Manoj Neupane told CNN. The aircraft, which belongs to US-Bangla Airlines, a privately owned Bangladeshi carrier, caught fire while landing at 2:15 p.m. local time, the police spokesman said. The plane 18

March 3, 2018 7:46 AM Florida school shooting: US investment giant pressures gun firms

The world’s biggest investment management firm, BlackRock Inc, is stepping up pressure on companies that make and sell guns in response to the Florida school shooting. It is considering excluding them from some of its portfolios and is asking how they monitor safe use of weapons. The US corporation said the Florida shooting on 14 February, in which 17 people 28

February 19, 2018 1:49 PM Iran plane crash: Search continues for missing Aseman Airlines jet

Search and rescue teams are continuing to search for an Iranian plane that crashed in bad weather on Sunday. Officials told state media that the wreckage had been found, but an aviation spokesman said he could not confirm this. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all 66 people on board are feared to have been killed 15

February 14, 2018 5:30 AM Demand for locally made chocolates rise

It appears manufacturers of locally produced chocolates will have to double their production levels at least for this year’s edition of the National Chocolate Day. It follows what could be described as the increased preference for locally manufactured chocolates by some Ghanaians on the occasion of National Chocolate Day. Checks by Citi Business News indicate 8

February 11, 2018 1:01 PM Russian jet ‘crashes’ after Moscow take-off

A Russian airliner carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed after vanishing from radar screens as it left a Moscow airport for the Urals, media say. The Saratov Airlines An-148 regional jet was en route to the city of Orsk when it went missing. An emergency services source has told Interfax news agency the plane crashed and there was “no chance” of survivors 8

January 5, 2018 7:33 PM AWA reduces fares within three months

Checks by Citi Business News have shown that the airfares of the only surviving domestic airline, the African World Airlines (AWA) have decreased over a period of three months. A flight from Accra to Kumasi in October 2017 which previously cost between GH¢540 and GH¢680 is now ranging between GH¢300 and GH¢492, whiles a round trip between Accra and Kumasi 33

December 27, 2017 3:11 PM LA-Tokyo flight turns back after passenger ‘boards with wrong ticket’

A Tokyo-bound flight carrying the model Chrissy Teigen and her musician husband John Legend turned back to LA after someone reportedly boarded in error. According to Ms Teigen, the passenger boarded at LAX airport with a ticket for a different airline, although this was not confirmed by authorities. The plane turned back four hours into the flight, over the Pacific 35

October 29, 2017 10:55 AM Asamoah Gyan warns public to ignore recruitment for Baby Jet airlines

Ghana Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has warned the public against fraudsters holding "fake recruitment" for BabyJet airlines. Immediately President Nana Akufo-Addo announced last Thursday at the African Airshow that, Asamoah Gyan, has obtained a license to operate a new airline to be known as Baby Jet Airlines, some scammers have positioned themselves 13

October 26, 2017 3:02 PM Stadium of Flight? Former Sunderland Striker Granted License to Operate His Own Airline

Yep. Ghana's president, Nana Akufo-Addo, granted Gyan his approval for a license at the African Air Expo in Kotoka. Gyan's business will be called Baby Jet Airlines, which is apparently also the forward's nickname. This is not Baby Jet's first business venture outside of football. In 2012 he turned his attention towards boxing promotion. Gyan has also dabbled 19