McDan Airlines secures commercial Air Carriers License, elevating Ghana’s aviation landscape

November 22, 2023
McDan Airlines
McDan Airlines

In a momentous development for Ghana's aviation sector, McDan Airlines, a prominent aviation company, has successfully obtained a commercial air carrier license, a move commended by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

The regulatory body expressed confidence in McDan's commitment to transforming the country's aviation landscape.

The issuance of the air carrier license is a pivotal moment for Ghana's aviation industry, positioning McDan as a key player poised to bring positive transformations.

During the license presentation ceremony, the Deputy Director-General of the GCAA praised McDan for its dedication to excellence and substantial contributions to the logistics sector.

“McDan's acquisition of a commercial air carrier license signals a major forward in Ghana's aviation sector. We believe that their unique approach and unwavering commitment to safety and quality will revolutionize the airline industry, propelling Ghana to new heights,” stated the Deputy Director-General.

McDan Airlines, part of the McDan Group, is now ready to take flight with a sophisticated fleet featuring advanced technology, modern amenities, and an unwavering dedication to safety.

This strategic move cements McDan's status as an industry pioneer and positions Ghana as a centre of excellence in the global aviation landscape.

With the newly acquired commercial air carrier license, McDan Aviation aims to redefine air travel in Ghana, becoming the preferred choice for both domestic and international flights. The entry into the airline industry is expected to create job opportunities, contributing to the nation's economic growth.

The GCAA is optimistic that McDan's venture will attract foreign investments, fostering extensive growth in the tourism sector and elevating Ghana's status as a prominent tourist destination in Africa.

The commercial air carrier license underscores McDan Group's commitment to adhering to stringent safety and regulatory standards. Dr. Daniel McKorley, the visionary founder of the McDan Group, expressed gratitude to the GCAA for its support and guidance throughout the licensing process.

“We are honoured to receive the commercial air carrier license from the GCAA. McDan's foray into the airline industry is a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence and our zeal to contribute to Ghana's aviation sector. We look forward to revolutionizing air travel within Ghana and beyond,” stated Dr. McKorley.

Ghana is poised to enter an exciting new era in aviation, capturing global attention through the collaboration between the GCAA and McDan's commitment to excellence.

McDan Airlines

McDan Aviation entered Ghana's aviation sector in February 2007, initially obtaining an Air Carriers License (ACL) from the GCAA to operate non-scheduled air-cargo services.

Presently managing a fleet of three private jets and a helicopter, McDan Aviation offers an array of services, including private jet charters, helicopter services, air ambulance operations, bullion services, and more.

Additionally, the company serves as a Fixed Base Operator, providing a range of premium services in passenger handling, aircraft fueling and maintenance, and ground administration services.

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