More news from West Africa, again courtesy of Ikechi Uko’s ATQ News service
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ASKY Airlines (KP, Lomé) is planning to establish a training and aircraft MRO facility in West Africa in partnership with shareholder, Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa), the latter’s CEO Tewolde Gebremariam has disclosed.
In an interview with The Reporter newspaper, Tewolde said talks with ASKY management and the Togolese government were currently ongoing and that if approved, the MRO facility would cater to Boeing (BOE, Chicago O’Hare) and Bombardier (BBA, Montréal Trudeau) aircraft. ASKY’s fleet currently consists of three B737-700s, one B737-800, and four Dash 8-400s all of which are leased from Ethiopian and all of which must head to Addis Ababa for their respective maintenance requirements.
Don King, the legendary Boxing promoter who has nurtured and promoted hundreds of world champions from across the world, spoke recently about media reports for a forthcoming promotion to be held in Ghana.
‘I am honoured by the expression of interest shown by the visionary Minister for Sports & Youth, Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, to bring
The image of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chadian President Idriss Déby proudly holding the first two copies of the newly launched pan-African passport at the African Union (AU) summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali this month marked the type of historic moment rarely seen at such gatherings, where outcomes are often