Sports News of Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has obtained the requisite licenses to operate Baby Jet Airways.
The Black Stars skipper is billed to start operations in Ghana soon.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced this when he opened the first Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition of West Africa, dubbed “African Airshow” at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra.
The President commended Gyan for his vision, promising his government is committed to make the domestic airline business more viable.
The show, which is the first to be held in Africa, is under the theme: “Connecting Aviation Professionals Across all Areas of the Industry within the African Market.”
The maiden Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition for Africa brings together major investors for both general and commercial aviation in Africa to discover latest developments and innovations.
The Expo also provides an opportunity for manufacturers and service providers in the sector to explore and meet potential customers. Also, it will highlight the importance of infrastructure within aviation to discover first-hand the range of new technologies and solutions that the industry has to offer.
The event would also showcase what Ghana offers in terms of aviation. Leading media group EIB Network is offering Gh¢2 million worth of airtime to promote the Expo.