Air Mauritius to support creation of new national carrier in Ghana

    Mauritius‘ Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and Ghana‘s Minister for Aviation Cecilia Abena Dapaah held (30-Aug-2017) a meeting on 30-Aug-2017 focused mainly on the possibility of a JV between Air Mauritius and Ghana. Air Mauritius chairman Dr Arjoon Suddhoo said Ghana’s Government is seeking assistance from the airline to launch a new national carrier. The parties also agreed on a business plan for Air Mauritius to expand in Africa. Air Mauritius CEO Somaskaran T Appavou said a team from both countries is holding talks on establishing the new carrier. Mr Appavou and Ms Dapaah signed a MoU regarding the project on 31-Aug-2017 (defimedia.info, 01-Sep-2017). [more – original PR]