etsasu

153 Results / Page 1 of 17

Background

Airline News

Airlink Embraer involved in runway excursion at Pemba Airport

A South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-135LR, with registration ZS-SJX, sustained damage after veering off the runway during its landing at Pemba Airport (POL) in Mozambique. The incident took place on January 18, in the afternoon, as the Airlink Embraer ERJ-135LR operated as flight 4Z204 from Johannesburg-O. R Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Pemba Airport. The aircraft experienced a runway excursion upon landing in heavy rain. Fortunately, all 35 occupants on […]

todayJanuary 21, 2024 21

Airport News

PRESS RELEASE: APPOINTMENT OF NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR GHANA AIRPORTS COMPANY LIMITED

Accra, December 22, 2023 – The President of Ghana has nominated Mrs. Yvonne Nana Afriyie Opare for appointment as the Managing Director for Ghana Airports Company Limited with effect from 24th December, 2023. This follows the retirement of Mrs. Pamela Djamson-Tettey on the 23rd of December 2023. Additionally, the Board has been directed to facilitate the exit of the underlisted Management staff who have attained the statutory retirement age of […]

todayDecember 22, 2023 258 2

Airport News

GCAA WINS STATE- OWNED ENTERPRISE (SOE) OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) recently came together to commemorate their remarkable accomplishments, celebrating their recognition and accolade as the best State-Owned Enterprise at the 2nd edition of the Public Enterprises League Table Award (PELT). The ceremony, held at the International Conference Center on October 11, 2023, also saw the GCAA securing the second position as the best Entity of the Year. The event, organized by the Ministry of […]

todayOctober 17, 2023 82 3

Airport News

You do not need a Visa to travel to South Africa as a Ghanaian

In a significant development, the High Commission of the Republic of South Africa has officially announced a bilateral agreement between the South African and Ghanaian governments regarding visa exemptions for ordinary passport holders. As of November 1, 2023, this agreement is set to grant Ghanaian ordinary passport holders the privilege of visa exemption for a cumulative period of ninety days per annum. Under this arrangement, ordinary passport holders from Ghana […]

todayOctober 13, 2023 1027 1

Airport News

Nigerian Aviation Delegation Explores Ghana’s Cargo Facilities in Benchmarking Effort

In a bid to enhance its air cargo operations, a delegation from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Aviacargo team embarked on a fact-finding mission to Kotoka International Airport's cargo facilities in Accra, Ghana. The visit, supported by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Ghana Airport Company Ltd (GACL), is part of Nigeria's ongoing efforts to benchmark itself in the air cargo industry. Nigeria currently […]

todayOctober 13, 2023 53

Events

TRIBUTE TO PAA KWESI Percy Manford from the CEO of GH-Aviation

An aviation icon in Ghana goes home today. One of the pillars in the domestic aviation space Percy Manford also known as Paa Kwesi Percy Manford or PK has been called up and his final funeral rites starts today. We have lost a gem, mentor, trainer and a friend. We pray for the peaceful repose of his soul. PK, you will be missed. Sleep well. Thanks for all you did […]

todayOctober 13, 2023 291 3

Airport News

FAAN team concludes Aviacargo Benchmarking visits to Addis Ababa and Nairobi Airports

In order to grow Aviacargo Business in Nigeria a team led by FAAN visited the leading Air Cargo Airports in Africa to benchmark their Services. Kenya currently leads Africa in Air Cargo Business while Nigeria is number 5. FAAN set up the Aviacargo Roadmap committee to design a plan that will lift Nigeria to the 1st position in the Shortest possible time. To meet this target FAAN team had to […]

todayOctober 1, 2023 44 2

Airport News

9th Girls in Aviation Day Celebrated at the Kotoka International Airport

In celebration of the 9th Girls in Aviation Day, a group of 220 female Senior High School (SHS) students received a comprehensive education to the aviation industry. The one-day event, hosted by Kotoka International Airport (KIA) over the weekend, welcomed students from various high schools, including Accra Girls Senior High School, Tema Senior High School (Temasco), Ola Girls, Lashibi, and Afia Kobi Senior High Schools. Accompanied by their teachers, the […]

todaySeptember 25, 2023 140 1

Airline News

Traveling to the UK will become more expensive from October 4

Traveling to the United Kingdom as a tourist, visitor or a student will become more expensive from 4 October, 2023. The UK Home office has advised that there will be changes to the cost of  Visit Visas and Student Visas for overseas applicants. Visit Visas less than six months will rise from £100 to £115 and the fee for a Student Visa from outside the UK will rise to £490. […]

todaySeptember 18, 2023 228 1 3

0%