Ghana Aviation Minister to Speak at Accra Weizo 2018


Chinedu Eze

The Minister of Aviation for Ghana Cecilia Abena Dapaah would open the 4th Accra Weizo, an African travel market event on June 22, 2018 with a Paper titled ‘Harnessing the Opportunities in Aviation value chain in West Africa.’
Accra Weizo is a travel event now in its 4th edition, aimed at creating a seamless travel environment, which brings together travel professionals in West Africa.

According to the organiser, Ikechi Uko, the first day of the event would be the seminar on Aviation and the Second day would be dedicated to ‘Travel, Tourism and the Internet’ session to grow Travel Business and destination.

“It will be taking place at ada Ekesi Hall at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra Ghana on June 22 and 23, 2018. The topics to be discussed on the first session of the event which is dedicated solely to Aviation in West Africa include: “Interlining in West Africa, a possibility or a Mirage?”, Integrating West African Airport System”, “Standardising Aviation Laws in West Africa for Regional Growth” and “Why West African Airlines Fail,” Uko said.

Confirmed panellists for that session are the Managing Director of Nigeria’s oldest Airline Aero owners of the major MRO in the region, Capt Ado Sanusi, the Vice Chairman SAHCOL a leading Nigerian Owned Aviation handling and Logistics company, Chike Ogeah, the CEO of Ghana based Smile Aviation and former CEO of Nigerian based Associated Airlines, Alex Nwuba and Richard Kyereh from Africa World Airlines the leading Airline in Ghana.