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by B747-437B
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

https://aviationghana.com/its-official- ... d-carrier/
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The Government of Ghana and Egyptair have signed an MoU for Egyptair to establish the new national airline in Ghana.

https://aviationghana.com/its-official- ... d-carrier/

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by B747-437B
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.myjoyonline.com/business/ch ... t-elapses/
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The COO of Africa World Airlines will leaving the company next month after 2+ years to head back home to Malawi.

https://www.myjoyonline.com/business/ch ... t-elapses/

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by B747-437B
Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Africa World Airlines has resumed international services between Ghana and its regional destinations commencing from 11SEP20 https://centreforaviation.com/news/africa-world-airlines-to-resume-five-international-services-in-sep-2020-1022902 https://www.myjoyonline.com/business/aviation/africa-world-a...

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by B747-437B
Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Africa World Airlines, in partnership with the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Itamaraty) and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, have put together and implemented a complex logistical project to repatriate 130 Brazilians from seven countries in West Africa. AWA operated multiple simultaneous spe...

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by B747-437B
Sat Jul 18, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last ERJ - Embraer Regional Jet Delivered: a end of an era and the history behind it !
Replies: 84
Views: 14284

Re: Last ERJ - Embraer Regional Jet Delivered: a end of an era and the history behind it !

EMBSPBR wrote:
Harbin Embraer ERJ145 - joint venture with Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation.


The type certificate for the Harbin built 145s (which are jointly ANAC/CAAC certified) states that they are 145 LI variant.

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by B747-437B
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 91
Views: 9305

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2020

berari wrote:
Within Africa, LOS, CPT and of late ACC saw the 77W


ACC has never seen the 77W in scheduled service. It has been exclusively A350 for the last multiple years.

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by B747-437B
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Africa World Airlines will resume limited domestic scheduled flight service with effect from Tuesday 21APR20. AWA will initially operate one daily roundtrip flight each from Accra to Kumasi and Tamale. These flights will operate with the highest levels of safety protocols, which will include mandato...

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by B747-437B
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

YVRLTN wrote:
Can somebody advise the registrations with corresponding serials of the Ibom CRJ's please?


5N-BWK - c/n 15271
5N-BWL - c/n 15158
5N-BWM - c/n 15182

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by B747-437B
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

In view of the Government of Ghana travel advisory prohibiting passengers who have been present in any country that has recorded 200 or more cases of COVID-19 during the last 14 days from entering Ghana, Africa World Airlines has revised flight schedules. This new schedule goes into effect from 18MA...

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by B747-437B
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Africa World Airlines has launched a "Fly Safe, Fly Confident!" public relations campaign to to educate the public about the steps that have been put in place to counter the spread of COVID-19, and to reassure passengers that flying remains the safest mode of transportation. https://www.li...

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by B747-437B
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

AWA are mostly set up as a point-to-point operator. There would either need to be much higher frequency operations (rather than larger aircraft) or to focus on a banked up type model to really make themselves work in providing long haul connections more efficiently and consistently. However, there ...

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by B747-437B
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

ghdc10 wrote:
Did TAAG really start ACC-LAD?


No

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by B747-437B
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Surprised after many years of operating the ACC-JFK route DL is still at 4 flights a week Delta has experimented with plenty of different schedules to Accra. They have flown ACC-JFK 4x weekly throughout, but they have also flown ACC-ATL 3x weekly at some points, as well as extended the flights onwa...

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by B747-437B
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

One can clearly see ACC had very poor visibility and I can imagine LOS was just as bad or worse wit CATII system. Accra visibility was much worse than Lagos throughout most of the period. However due to both ILS in Lagos being non-operational, operations there were restricted to visibility above 17...

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by B747-437B
Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Nigerian officials accuse foreign airlines of diverting flights to embarrass Federal Government rather than due to faulty ILS. "Out of anger, these foreign airlines decided to go and dump their Nigerian passengers in foreign countries as a way of embarrassing the government,” the director said....

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by B747-437B
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/mor ... ation.html
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Nigerian agency issues summons to British Airways CEO over diverted flight

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/mor ... ation.html

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by B747-437B
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

In the article it writes that they will add more planes this year, I wonder if they will stick to E145. Yes, that was what Togbe said in his speech (2 more E145s this year already planned, and maybe 2 additional airframes later in the year) although the media didn't quite report his quote accuratel...

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by B747-437B
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Surprised AWA couldn't put on extra flights to LOS and ABV as charter for stranded pax. AWA has had to cancel 40+ flights between ACC/LOS vv this week as well. They have more pax stranded than any of the other airlines, so not really easy to find additional capacity for charter purposes. Additional...

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by B747-437B
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

In the article it writes that they will add more planes this year, I wonder if they will stick to E145. Yes, that was what Togbe said in his speech (2 more E145s this year already planned, and maybe 2 additional airframes later in the year) although the media didn't quite report his quote accurately.

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by B747-437B
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

ghdc10 wrote:
Anyone know which charter airline will be taking Nigerian BA diversion pax to LOS?


Euroatlantic 767 CS-TKT.

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by B747-437B
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

https://voyagesafriq.com/2020/02/15/afr ... an-flight/
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Africa World Airlines has commenced flights between Accra and Abidjan - its 10th destination

https://voyagesafriq.com/2020/02/15/afr ... an-flight/

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by B747-437B
Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

B747-437B, do you have any update on the progress of north apron development at ACC? Do you know what the plan for utilization could be? Quite a long ride from terminal 3 so I am guessing domestic/short haul from terminal 1/2 along with business aircraft? Right now Echo ramp (the northernmost area)...

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by B747-437B
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

grjplanes wrote:
It is reported that SAA will drop ABJ tag from 29 Feb


How coincidental that SAA's codeshare partner AWA starts ACC-ABJ flights on 14FEB20....

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by B747-437B
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

AF022 wrote:
I'm not sure how they could operate LOS-TLV and avoid Arab airspace.


Right now fights from LOS-TLV usually route via an Egyptian airport.

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by B747-437B
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

I did not see this one coming. Guess future service to Accra is in the pipeline for Cabo Verde airlines? :lol: :lol: :lol: As of now, the two airlines have schedules that connect perfectly at Lagos to push traffic from Accra primarily to North and South America. In theory, it also opens up Freetown...

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by B747-437B
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

http://worldairlinenews.com/2020/01/30/ ... st-africa/
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Cabo Verde Airlines (CVA) and Africa World Airlines (AWA) announce a partnership to improve the connectivity in West Africa with Europe, North America and South America.

http://worldairlinenews.com/2020/01/30/ ... st-africa/

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by B747-437B
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 91
Views: 9305

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2020

@Berari - Also keep in mind that Air Cote D'Ivoire is neither an IATA member nor a member of IATA Clearing House, which makes interline settlement with them very challenging to say the least. There is a reason that many airlines have chosen not to partner with them, or significantly reduced / broken...

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by B747-437B
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

eastafspot wrote:
Any interline agreements with local airlines in Ghana?


QR and AW have already been partners since 2018. AWA has been providing QR feed to their Lagos flights from Accra.

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by B747-437B
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

grjplanes wrote:
Any idea how SAA is actually doing on ABJ route...are they actually carrying good traffic on the ACC-ABJ sector, or just relying on JNB-ABJ traffic?


They also have feed from Nigeria on their codeshare with AWA from LOS/ABV-ACC-ABJ.

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by B747-437B
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Some comments to clarify questions/comments in the above few posts : 1) Air Senegal is not operating ACC-LOS at present. Their flights simply operate DSS-ACC-DSS with a wetleased 737-500 from Blue Air of Romania. 2) TAAG has not commenced operations to ACC yet. 3) SAA regularly swaps the A320/A330 o...

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by B747-437B
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

mapletux wrote:
Do they have rights on the LOS-ACC-LOS legs?


They will, yes.

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by B747-437B
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 17719

Re: West and Central African Aviation Thread - 2020

Anyone knows what happened with the BA flights from LHR to LOS being diverted to ACC on Monday and Tuesday (6/7 jan 2020)? Visibility in Lagos has been below minimums for RNAV approach to Runway 18R, and 18L is unavailable after sunset due to a lack of adequate lighting. The old ILS for 18R in DNMM...

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by B747-437B
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian announces Houston + more USA expansion
Replies: 147
Views: 29585

Re: Ethiopian announces Houston + more USA expansion

bravotango75 wrote:
They'd been wiser to serve BOS.


Better than BOS would have been MSP.

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by B747-437B
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.gh-aviation.com/11/452/afri ... owth-award
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Africa World Airlines is the recipient of the 2019 Routes Africa Airline Excellence Award for "Innovation and Capacity Growth".

https://www.gh-aviation.com/11/452/afri ... owth-award

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by B747-437B
Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

grjplanes wrote:
SAA currently codeshares with AWA on most of it's routes?


SAA codeshares on AWA flights between Accra and Lagos, Abuja and Kumasi for now.

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by B747-437B
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

This is a very competitive market. With AW in the market, there will be HF, EK, AW, MS, and SA. It going to be hard to break into this market when EK has a 77W on the route daily and AW is operating with an ERJ-145.. 1) AWA flights are timed to provide connections between ABJ and ABV/LOS/FNA/ROB as...

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by B747-437B
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm curious about TACV's loads. Their schedule at Lagos is pretty bad. It appears they had a flight depart Lagos at 04.25 this morning. From flightradar24 this was the only passenger flight departure between 23.55 and 06.00. 106 pax on the inaugural flight, including 1 immigration refusal and about...

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by B747-437B
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

Effective from Friday, 14th February 2020, Africa World Airlines will offer 6 weekly flights each way between Accra and Abidjan, linking the major cities of the world's two largest cocoa producing countries. Passengers will also benefit with convenient onward connections to and from Lagos, Abuja, Fr...

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by B747-437B
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern African & Indian Ocean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 53176

Re: Southern African & Indian Ocean Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.gh-aviation.com/11/436/sout ... tay-afloat
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SAA says it has secured R2bn funding from banks to continue operations.

https://www.gh-aviation.com/11/436/sout ... tay-afloat

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by B747-437B
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

On the infrastructure side, I noticed a few carriers do not use boarding bridges during evening rush. Remember a gate could be added on either end of the terminal with longer jet bridges during the design phase of new terminal. Any plans to add those? What is the long term plan for adding boarding ...

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by B747-437B
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern African & Indian Ocean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 53176

Re: Southern African & Indian Ocean Aviation Thread - 2019

Connecting wise, South Africans/expats/travellers heading off to the east (IST, TLV and Asia) might benefit from this new timing.. I'm surprised they didn't do this years ago. With the KLM flight arriving and departing in the evening at JNB, they could easily redirect traffic over the AMS/CDG hubs ...

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by B747-437B
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern African & Indian Ocean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 53176

Re: Southern African & Indian Ocean Aviation Thread - 2019

Africa World Airlines and South African Airways have announced the launch of a codeshare partnership effective 27th October 2019. The codeshare agreement will initially apply on AWA operated flights between Accra - Kumasi, Accra - Lagos and Accra - Abuja, with more destinations planned once necessar...

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by B747-437B
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

Africa World Airlines and South African Airways have announced the launch of a codeshare partnership effective 27th October 2019. The codeshare agreement will initially apply on AWA operated flights between Accra - Kumasi, Accra - Lagos and Accra - Abuja, with more destinations planned once necessar...

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by B747-437B
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

Africa World Airlines has operated the first scheduled commercial flight to Wa Airport (WZA) in the Upper West Region of Ghana on 15OCT19. https://www.myjoyonline.com/news/2019/october-17th/wa-airport-opens-for-commercial-flight-operations.php https://www.modernghana.com/news/961818/local-boy-fly-fi...

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by B747-437B
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IATA code for an airport
Replies: 40
Views: 8283

Re: IATA code for an airport

If only the airlines can apply for the code, then when a large airport is built, which airline submits the application for the code? As per IATA protocol, the seniormost member airline headquartered in the country of the new airport is responsible for this. Sounds pretty simple. How long the proces...

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by B747-437B
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IATA code for an airport
Replies: 40
Views: 8283

Re: IATA code for an airport

The airport itself is not permitted to apply for a code. The application has to be submitted by an airline who intends to start operations to that airport. Some documents must be provided - for example evidence of certification of the airport (eg. AIP extracts, NOTAMs, etc..), photos of the faciliti...

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by B747-437B
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 33238

Re: West African Aviation Thread - 2019

Coincidence or not, the patern of AWA directs them straight to like (or favour) Star Alliance members over any other (regional) partners! (ET, SA and now SN, what next???). More coincidence than otherwise. AWA also partners with Qatar Airways (feeding ACC-LOS) and Emirates, neither of whom are part...

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