Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, The Deputy Minister for Aviation has revealed that this year, three more domestic airlines will start operations in the country.
He indicated that the ministry in collaboration with its agencies was also promoting the aviation sector through modernization of the country’s airports.
He added, currently, the ministry is facilitating the establishment of a home-based carrier and has planned for the development of maintenance, repairs and overhaul (MRO) facility as an integral part of the Tamale International Airport.
He continued: “It is also a vision of the ministry to facilitate the creation of airports in all the regions, including Western Region, to connect and open up the country for tourism and promote trade within the sub region”.
He also mentioned that as part of innovation and globalization, Ghana was poised to make its airport even smatter. “In this regard, the Terminal 3 at the Kotoka Airport has installed state-of-the-art equipment with the latest technology for airport management”, he added.
He explained that the installed and the autonomous systems would support the day to day work of the staff and that the advancement in technology would further propel the image of the country.
The Deputy Aviation Minister stated this at the 5th graduation and matriculation ceremony by Anchor Aviation and Professional College in Takoradi.
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