Airport News

Bomb allegedly goes off at the Kotoka International Airport

A bomb allegedly went off at the Kotoka International Airport on Tuesday, 28th December, 2021 from an unidentified and unattended bag. Following a video going viral on social media by one Mimi, it shows a scene at the arrival hall of the airport with a sound like a gunshot or fire cracker going off leaving passengers scrambling to lie on the ground. Another eye witness shared his experience of what […]

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Airline News

Update: Emirates Suspends Accra to Dubai Flights Indefinitely

Emirates Airlines is extending the suspension of flights departing Accra till indefinitely. An urgent broadcast sited by GH-Aviation states that, "Emirates flight suspension from Accra to Dubai (EK 788) effective 27th December, 2021 is now extended until further notice." The airline's broadcast went further to advise all passengers departure from La Cote d'Ivoire of the suspension of that route as well. However, “passengers originating from EK Network holding confirmed bookings […]

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Events

AviaDev will take flight to the Treasure Island of Madagascar in 2022

AviaDev Africa, the leading route development event for Africa will head to Antananarivo, Madagascar on 8-10 June 2022 for its sixth edition, supported by the Malagasy Ministry of Transportation and Meteorology and Ravinala Airports, the operators of Antananarivo and Nosy Be Airports. During the 2021 edition, many of the Malagasy landscapes were showcased within AviaDev’s digital event. However, 2022 will offer attendees the opportunity to visit the impressive new Antananarivo […]

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News

Travelers from Ghana and Uganda to provide about three PCR Tests before entering the UAE

The UAE  has introduced new travel requirements for travelers on direct flights from Ghana and Uganda with immediate effect. The communique cited on the flyer directs all passengers travelling through Ghana and Uganda to provide a 48-hour PCR Covid-19 negative test as well as a six hour Rapid-PCR test taken at the airport of departure before boarding. "Passengers transiting through Ghana and Uganda must provide a provide a 48-hour PCR […]

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News

Private Organizations within the Tourism Chain Benefit from the Ghana Tourism Authority Support Project

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) and the National Service Scheme (NSS) this year, have collaborated with other private organizations to take in more NSS personnel in a support scheme for the tourism industry. The motive behind this project is to improve the tourism industry and also grow small businesses which have been adversely affected by the  COVID-19 pandemic. This is also to improve the technical skills of the national service […]

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News

Northern Ghana Diaspora community celebrates Damba Festival and educates on Dagbon Development Fund

A maiden edition of the Damba festival has been celebrated in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America on 18th December, 2021. As part of efforts to foster peace and unity among the Northern Ghana Diaspora Community in the United States, the festival brought together Dagombas and other sister tribes from Northern Ghana who reside in New Jersey and other parts of the United States. It was also used […]

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News

Sean Mendis Thoughts: Travel restrictions on African countries may be counterproductive in the long run

Following travel bans and restrictions on some African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Malawi and Nigeria, Sean Mendis, an aviation executive popularly known as the aviation encyclopedia of our time has shared his opinion on the move by Europe and other countries to restrict the African countries from flying into the Western countries. "I think that travel restrictions as presently implemented are a blunt instrument that may actually be counterproductive […]

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