In the coming months, Ghana and Trinidad and Tobago will finalize the Bilateral Air Service Agreement, which will initiate a direct flight services between Ghana and the Caribbean.
This process has begun with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two countries.
The Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda signed on behalf of the Republic of Ghana and the Minister for Public Utilities, Robert LeHunti signed on behalf of Trinidad and Tobago.
The signing of the MoU will open the way for flights to be undertaken between the two countries.
This is expected promote trade, investment and Tourism which will be in line with what the President of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo have committed to doing.
The MoU is expected to also strengthen the existing relations between the two States and also recognize the importance of the development of air service links between the two countries.
In an interview on this, Mr. Adda said, “this is to open the way for us to negotiate concluded on BASA, so that airlines can more directly between both countries.”
“This year we will try and speed-up the processes, so that we could have direct flights between the countries. We are hoping that this will happen before August 01, 2020,” he stated.