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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 272 2

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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 90 3

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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 1039 1

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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 61

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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 52 2

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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 147 1

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Press Release: GACL Emerges Winner of ‘’Best ERM Complaint Institution’’ SOEs Category in the Agency’s Annual Awards to Institutions

Accra – 15th September 2023 - Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has emerged “Winner” of “Best ERM Compliant Institution” in the SoEs Category of the Internal Audit Agency’s (IAA) Annual Awards to institutions.   The Award was presented during the 2023 Internal Audit Conference held at the University of Professional Studies, Accra on Friday, September 15, 2023.   Enterprise Risk Management is the process of identifying, analysing, managing and monitoring […]

todaySeptember 18, 2023 112 1

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Connecting the World: The Vital Importance of Airports

Airports, often regarded as gateways to the world, play a pivotal role in facilitating global connectivity and economic growth. As the world continues to recover from the challenges of the pandemic, the significance of airports in fostering trade, tourism, and social exchange has never been more evident. These bustling hubs are more than just terminals for flights; they are essential infrastructure that binds nations, cultures, and economies together. 1. Catalysts […]

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Banjul Accord Group Strengthens Aviation Safety, Ensuring a Safer West African Sky

In a significant stride towards enhancing aviation safety in the region, the Banjul Accord Group gathered on the 28th July, 2023 in Accra, Ghana to work on setting up a permanent secretariat in one of its member states which will be dedicated in ensuring the smooth operation of the group. The theme for the meeting was, "Working together for an innovative and sustainable global aviation"  aimed at ensuring a safer […]

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