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Business News of Wednesday, 31 August 2005

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Ghana Airways Banned From Italy

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Defunct Ghana Airways is one of six airlnes suspended or banned from Italian airports

Italy's civil aviation authority has compiled a list of six airlines that will be refused entry to that country's airports, though Transport Minister Pietro Lunardi, refuses to officially turn over the names to the European Union.

Ghana Airways, Kazakhstan's Bgb Air, Gst Aero and Hozu Avia as well as Russia's Kuban Airlines and Bulgaria's Hemus Air are not allowed to land at Italian airports.

A spokesman for Italy's civil aviation authority was not immediately available for comment. A spokesman for Lunardi said he would not comment until a news conference today.

Ghana International Airlines, GIA, the airline that replaced Ghana Airwas is yet to fly and it's not yet know if this decision may affect it.

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