His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Receives VIP Visitors from Ghana

Monday, July 31, 2017 — DUBAI, U.A.E., 31st July 2017: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group recently welcomed a VIP delegation from Ghana to his offices.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed, accompanied by Adnan Kazim, DSVP Strategic Planning, RO and Aeropolitical Affairs, Emirates and Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ SVP, Commercial (Africa), were pleased to meet with Ghanaian Minister Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Aviation, together with a number of high-ranking officials.

The meeting took place at the Emirates Group Headquarters in Dubai. Emirates’ commitment to Ghana and the African market were re-affirmed and opportunities for further co-operation in the future discussed.

Emirates started flights to Accra, Ghana on January 2, 2004 via Lagos, Nigeria with A330-200 aircraft. Accra became a non-stop destination on January 1, 2006. An extension to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire was added a month later in February 2006 from 4 of the 7 weekly frequencies between Dubai and Accra. The route eventually moved to a daily operation with an extension to Abidjan on May 1, 2010. 

Today the route is served by a daily scheduled Boeing 777-300ER in a three-class configuration.

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The delegation from left to right Amma Ampong Agyeman-Prempeh, PA to Hon. Minister, Ministry of Aviation; Cephas Adjei-Mensah, Deputy Director FAM, Ministry of Aviation; John Attafuah, MD Ghana Airport Company; Hon. Cecila Dapaah, Minister for Aviation; His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group; Simon Allotey, Director General, GCAA; Peter Derrick Osei-Kwame, co-ordinator of the trip and Eugene Nana yaw Ofori-Atta, co-ordinator of the trip.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group hosted a meeting with Ghanaian Minister Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Aviation, Ghana at his offices in Dubai, U.A.E.
Pictured at the meeting in Dubai, left to right are John Attafuah - Managing Director, Ghana Airport Company; Hon. Cecila Dapaah, Minister for Aviation, Ghana; His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group; Simon Allotey, Director General, GCAA and Peter Derrick Osei-Kwame, co-ordinator of the trip.

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