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Tuesday 17 October 2017

2017-10-12

[N] PURC boss, Samuel Sarpong, sacked
[N] Don’t stampede gov’t into closing fuel stations – OMCs
[N] £350k Scandal: Otumfuo clean – Sacked Bank Official
[N] 245 suspected drug peddlers, prostitutes arrested in Ashanti
[N] Don’t follow ‘malicious’ social media – Rawlings advises Media General
[N] Gov’t withdraws Zongo Development Fund bill

2017-10-11

[B] Ghana woos investors at IMF/World Bank Meetings
[B] Hybrid power stations to add 850MW to grid
[N] Agric College Students Picket At MoFA Today
[N] We don’t need cabinet meeting to solve gas explosions – Namoale
[N] Cost of home loans drop to 30.6 %
[B] Ghana’s exports rise to $ 8.9 billion
[N] Gov’t investigating report of Ghanaian ISIS fighters – Majority
[N] Tension in Bimbila ahead of late chief burial Thursday
[N] Akufo-Addo's 'one achievement, one launch' is new NPP strategy
[N] God is the reason - 13-year-old KNUST student says
[N] Workers on the Kejetia market project to lay down tools following threats
[N] Parliament tasks 3 committees to investigate gas explosions
[N] Mansco Gas must compensate explosion victims – Mahama Ayariga
[N] Police accused in Delta Force 13 case

2017-10-10

[B] Airlines upbeat about boost in business
[N] Earlier charges against Delta Forces dropped
[N] SUNDA Int. & TWYFORD Ceramics donate to gas explosion victims
[N] Operation to ban public smoking in Tamale to be activated after six arrested in
[N] AUCC founder launches book about his life as public servant and private citizen

2017-10-09

[S] Ghana Rugby team beats Mauritius in impressive Sevens campaign
[N] Thieves steal car at Legon after man fled from Atomic gas explosion
[N] Fuel explosions: NPA to employ 200 extra safety auditors – Agyarko
[N] Petrochemical workers opposed gov’t's new policy on gas explosions – Abu Ramadan
[N] Kwadaso Agric. College Students boycott lectures over unpaid allowances
[N] Court grants withdrawal of application against lawyer for EC boss
[N] Nana Addo to personally pay for presidential correspondent’s funeral
[N] NDC financiers, others frustrated our fight against 'illegal' fuel stations - Ay
[N] New Ya-Naa Will Be My 1st Year’s Crowning Achievement – Akufo-Addo

2017-10-08

[N] Kwadaso MP visits flood prone areas after heavy down pour
[I] Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Touts Legacy As She Prepares To Step Down  
[N] Wassa Akropong Shooting; 4 Arrested
[N] Brother Of 13-Year-Old KNUST Student To Break Sister’s Record
[N] Encroachment of Owabi Forest cause of flooding at Atafoa- Assemblyman
[N] Kwadaso: building kills 2, 1 in critical condition
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Business

[ 2017-10-10 ]

Airlines upbeat about boost in business
International airline operators operating in Ghana
are upbeat about buoyant sales thereby meeting
their targets by the end of the year.

According to them, indicators such as the
stability of the cedi have shot up their
patronage.

The airline operators had last year bemoaned the
poor performance of their business due to low
patronage.

General Manager of Turkish Airlines, Ferhat Yerli
said the airline has recorded massive boost this
year and will meet its target.

“We are very happy here in Ghana. We started our
operations in 2010 and we are happy with the
Ghanaian market.
The passengers are happy as well. We keep
recording a growth in percentage. First it was 60,
then 70 then 75%. We increase every year and our
passengers also keep increasing every year. By
this I am positive we will meet our target by the
end of the year” he said.

He spoke to Citi Business News after addressing
the media on the company’s sales festival 2017 as
part of its festive celebrations.

The promotion which seeks to reduce fares for
customers will run from November till the end of
December 2017.

For instance a flight ticket to Washington which
was going for over USD1,200 cedis is now USD999.

The Turkish Airlines Sales festival is designed to
offer the Ghanaian public the opportunity of
booking flights to various destinations for a
scant price.

It is also to offer families the opportunity to
book their Christmas holiday and next summer
vacation tickets for a fraction of the price.

Source - citibsinessnews.com



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