The minister responsible for Aviation Hon. Kofi Adda has revealed that the aviation sector has embarked on initiative dubbed ” Aviation Driven Development” in line with the vision to make Ghana an aviation hub within the sub- region.
Speaker on the floor of parliament the minister indicate that “the initiative seeks to use aviation as a catalyst for growth and development by developing the aeronautical and non- aeronautical side of aviation to ensure revenue generation and sustainability of the airport and enhance safety and security”.
Mr Kofi Adda added that Ghana Airport Company Limited had rented out the ground floor of Terminal 1 to McDan Aviation for use as a logistics operation centre for a period of fifteen years from January, 2019. Pursuant to the Ghana Government Agreement with United States, McDan has also signed a management with the United States military and provides
logistics and handling services to US military through terminal 1.
In conclusion the minister urged the house to continued their interest in the aviation sector, also he used the opportunity to call on Hon. Members for implementation of the aviation driven development initiative towards the attainment of the aviation hub vision