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GACL Issues Statement on Incident at Terminal 3 Departure Frontage

A statement sited on Ghana Airports Company Limited's social media accounts gives account on how a woman let loose her anger on a KIA car park attendant at the front of the Terminal 3 departure hall at the Kotoka International Airport. The statement reads, "On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at about 10:45 am, a female foreigner parked on the Pedestrian crossing at Terminal 3 departure frontage, Kotoka International Airport (KIA). […]

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GACL confirms death of passenger who arrived on United Airlines at KIA

The Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) has confirmed that on Friday, June 17, 2022, a middle-aged male passenger arrived onboard United Airlines at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) from Dulles International Airport Washington at approximately 10:20 am in the company of a relative. A statement issued by management of GACL on Saturday, June 18 stated that, the passenger was reported to have complained of tiredness and had difficulty in breathing. […]

todayJune 19, 2022 286 1

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US to drop Covid-19 test requirement for air travellers

The US will no longer require air travellers to have proof of a negative Covid-19 test before entering the country from abroad. Officials said they were dropping the requirement due to the "tremendous progress" the country had made in the fight against the virus. The travel industry has been pushing for an end to the policy, which they say has deterred bookings, as families fear getting stranded abroad. The change […]

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Qatar Airways, the first to move as Heathrow gears to reopen Terminal 4

On 14 June Terminal 4 will reopen to travelers for the first time in over 2 years as part of our long-standing plan to ramp up airport capacity ahead of the summer. Qatar Airways will be the first to move, followed by around 30 airlines over the following month. The move will allow Terminal 4 airlines more check in space and stand capacity as well as access to their premium […]

todayJune 8, 2022 19

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Antonov An-225 Mriya to be rebuilt to honor hero pilots – Zelensky

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky wants to build another Antonov An-225 Mriya in honor of the pilots who have died in the war. According to a report on May 20, 2022 from news agency Interfax Ukraine, Zelensky announced the intention during an online meeting with Ukrainian students. The unique and much-loved Mriya was the heaviest cargo aircraft in the world, but was destroyed in fighting at Hostomel airport (HML) in March […]

todayMay 22, 2022 49

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Entebbe airport’s runway closed due Rwandair runway excursion

Rwandair flight WB464 from Nairobi skidded off the runway upon touchdown early on Wednesday morning. The Bombardier CRJ-900, registration 9XR-WI, veered right off the runway, coming to a stop with all gear on soft ground. All 60 passengers disembarked safely with no reported injuries. The initial, brief investigation points towards poor markings on the runway and low visibility due to heavy rain. Entebbe’s main runway, 17/35, was recently renovated as […]

todayApril 21, 2022 28

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Dubai International Airport tops the world’s international airport rankings

Airports Council International (ACI) latest report state that about 4.5 billion people flew in 2021 which is almost a half of the 9.1 billion people who flew in 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemic. Below are the 10 busiest airports in the world: Atlanta is once again the world's busiest airport, regaining the top spot after falling to second in 2020. It ended last year with 75.7 million passengers and was one […]

todayApril 13, 2022 187 2

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DHL Aero Expreso Boeing 757-200F HP-2010DAE crash lands at San Jose, CR

DHL Aero Expreso (Panama City) on April 7, 2022 with the pictured Boeing 757-200F (HP-2010DAE), flight DO7216 to Guatemala City made an emergency landing back at San Jose, Costa Rica after taking off from Juan Santamaría International Airport. The freighter returned to the airport due to a hydraulic issue. The aircraft on landing veered off runway 07 and broke up into two parts after falling into a ditch. The aircraft […]

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British Airways to operate 2 flights on April 9 due flight disruptions on the 8th

A British Airways flight bound to land in Accra on Friday, April 8, has returned to London following airspace restrictions in Bamako, Mali. According to the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), passengers of the outbound flight BA081 have been informed of the incident. “Consequently, British Airways will operate two flights on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Details of the additional flights are to be […]

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