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Boeing and Ghana sign MOU for three 787-9 Dreamliners

Christian Fernsby ▼ | November 19, 2019
Boeing and the Republic of Ghana are intending to re-launch an airline starting with the 787-9 Dreamliner.
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The parties signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Dubai Air Show for three aircraft with a list price value of $877.5 million, according to list prices.

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Joseph Kofi Adda, honourable minister of Aviation and member of parliament, Republic of Ghana, said: “There is a growing demand for air travel to and from Ghana and we believe the advanced 787-9 Dreamliner gives us an efficient and flexible machine to launch a regional network and eventually serve international destinations in the future.

“The 787 has an excellent reputation for its operational performance, fuel efficiency and passenger experience and we are confident that we have the right partner for our new carrier.”

Adda says the carrier, to be based in Accra, would establish the capital city as a strategic hub that serves cities across West Africa.

Future routes would include destinations in Europe, North America and Asia and the long-term plan is to open the airline to private investment and operation.


 

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