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Ghana honored with International Civil Aviation Organization Award

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Ghana‘s aviation training efforts have been lauded on an international stage as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) awarded the country the prestigious TRAINAIR PLUS Silver membership.

This recognition highlights Ghana’s outstanding contributions to aviation training within the West African sub-region.

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The award ceremony took place during the ICAO Global Implementation Support Symposium in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Ghana’s Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, accepted the honor on behalf of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and its training arm, the Ghana Civil Aviation Training Academy (GATA).

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The symposium, themed “Optimizing Aviation Capacity: Strategies for Safe Skies, Sustainable Future,” emphasized the crucial role of continuous learning and emerging technologies in enhancing aviation safety and sustainability.

GATA’s achievement of Silver Membership status under the TRAINAIR PLUS Program reflects its commitment to excellence in aviation training.

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This recognition grants GATA the authority to host ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS courses, promoting competency-based aviation training in an affordable manner.

Additionally, this accolade comes with a reduction of Ghana’s annual subscription rate to ICAO by $5,000, further highlighting the benefits of this prestigious recognition.

During the symposium, Mr. Asiamah showcased Ghana’s achievements and future plans for the aviation industry, reinforcing the country’s commitment to becoming a global leader in aviation.

The event also served as a valuable platform for networking and collaboration among industry experts, aviation professionals, and regulatory bodies, fostering partnerships that contribute to the sector’s growth and resilience.

Ghana’s consistent participation in such international forums, supported by the Ministry of Transport and the GCAA, demonstrates its dedication to continuous improvement and excellence in aviation training and operations.

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