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Goldstar Air, Universal Friendship Organization (UFO) embarks COVID-19 sensitization and awareness campaign

Ghanaian owned airline Goldstar Air, presented Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to Universal Friendship Organization (UFO) on Saturday 1st May 2021 at the premises of TV Africa for onward COVID-19 Sensitization and Awareness campaign among individuals at some of the major lorry stations and market centers in the city.

The donation was done as part of the Airline’s Corporate Social Responsibility named Goldstar Air Care Foundation and presented by the Executive Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Eric Bannerman and was received on behalf of the organization by the Executive Director of UFO Mr. Samuel Adobah and the Co-Executive Director Rev. Johnson Adu.

The airline’s Foundation integrates social and environmental concerns in their business operations and interactions with stakeholders.

After the presentation, the team moved to the neoplan lorry stations and market centers around the Kwame Nkrumah Circle to educate and distribute the personal protective equipments to them to empower them to make better decisions and change their behaviors to protect themselves and others.

The airline is planning to kick start in 2021 and will initially be flying to twelve destinations namely; London, Baltimore Washington International Airport, Dubai, and Providence International Airport Guangzhou. Other destinations are Dakar, Lagos, Monrovia, Abidjan, Freetown, Conakry, Banjul and pending cities, Atlanta-Georgia, Chicago-Illinois and Houston-Texas.

Goldstar Air is projecting a fleet of more than 100 modern aircrafts to a network of over 90 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Caribbean and North America.

Airline customers can enroll in the Goldstar Air Frequent-Flyer program to accumulate points which may then be redeemed for air travel or other rewards.

Our frequent-flyer program which we call ‘Chalewote Card’ is worth more per mile when you fly on our long haul flights and business class seats. Goldstar Air will move together with our cherished passengers and offer points, miles and rewards in exchange for customer loyalty, that is why the Frequent Flyer card is

named ‘Chalewote’ which in the Ghanaian local dialect means ‘Let’s Go Together’ and can earn our loyal customers free tickets to any destination of their choice.

The airline aims at improving the Ghanaian economy through the provision of affordable and available international travel, provide job opportunities and the airline’s impressive strides in corporate social responsibility, corporate vision, inspiration and pioneering innovations in Ghana are critical parts of the country’s transformation agenda towards economic growth”.

Goldstar Air is due to commence the Goldstar City Project in the Northern Regional Capital Tamale soon, which will encapsulate; two 250 x 250 x 75 hanger to cater for the maintenance, repairs, refurbishment of aircrafts, accommodation, training school for its engineers, pilots, cabin crew and other staff of the airline and will have seventy per cent local content, as well as exporting labour through agency on call, charter and aircraft leasing. The project is envisaged to create some 5,000 direct and indirect jobs for the people of Tamale and its environs and will open up business opportunities for the Northern sector of the country.

Present to grace the occasion were Mr. Edmund Lamptey, Mr. John Ashong-Mettle, Ms Rachael Quaynor, Mr. Edwin Lamptey, Ms Excel Norman , Mr. Abraham Amarh and Ms Cecilia Gyampo of Goldstar Air.

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