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Bubuashie KevinHart brings joy to an aspiring aviator

Instilling the passion and drive of aviation into children will go a long way in cementing the survival of the aviation industry generations to come. This can be done through community engagement, education and the like. Nii Odoi popularly known as "Bubuashie KevinHart" was touched when he saw a young boy playing on a pavement with a self-made paper airplane at Opeibia in Accra- Ghana. "My duty was over, so […]

todayNovember 12, 2021 167 1

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Funding is needed to Sustain BAGAIA – BAGAIA Commissioner

The commissioner of the Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA), Engr. Charles Irikefe Erhueh, on Monday, urged all member states to ensure that there is adequate funding for the organization. He said this at the technical committee meeting at Kempinsky Hotel, Accra on 8th November, 2021 where committee members met to deliberate on the future of investigating accidents in the sub-region on a theme "The Harmonization of the BAGAIA […]

todayNovember 9, 2021 22 1

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Video: Breast Cancer Awareness is important for Girls in Aviation – WAI President

The President of Women in Aviation - Ghana Chapter, Mrs. Juliet Wiafe has stressed the importance of breast cancer awareness for Girls in Aviation. She stressed this point during the breast cancer awareness seminar and screening organized by the Women in Aviation (WAI) – Ghana Chapter in partnership with Delta Airlines, Ghana and Breast Care International on the 21st October, 2021 to commemorate the breast cancer month of October at […]

todayNovember 2, 2021 43 1

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Breast Cancer is no Respecter of Age, early detection can save lives

Breast cancer does not respect age because it affects both young and old. This statement came about when the Women in Aviation - Ghana Chapter in partnership with Delta Airlines, Ghana and Breast Care International organized a breast cancer awareness seminar and screening on the 21st October, 2021 to commemorate the breast cancer month of October at the Kotoka International Airport, Terminal Two. According to the President of Breast Care […]

todayOctober 22, 2021 43 1

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Fmr. DG of GCAA appointed lead investigator in the KLM bird strike incident

The Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has appointed Air Commodore (Rtd) Kwame Mamphey, a former Director General of Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) as the Investigator-In-Charge (IIC) in the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines bird strike incident that occurred on Friday 3rd September, 2021 at the Kotoka International Airport. According to the release, the bureau in accordance with its Act 2020, Act 1028 gives the commissioner the powers to […]

todaySeptember 6, 2021 333 1

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GCAA issues a statement on the KLM bird strike incident

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has issued a statement with regard to the KLM bird strike incident which occurred on Friday, 3rd September 2021 at the the Kotoka International Airport, Accra. A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight KL 590 was forced to reject its take-off run from the Kotoka International Airport following a bird strike close to the Boeing 777-300ER’s windshield. The flight was headed for Amsterdam when the […]

todaySeptember 5, 2021 150 2

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AIB notified of KLM bird strike incident at Kotoka International Airport

The Aircraft Accident Investigation and Prevention Bureau has been notified of an aircraft incident that occurred at the Kotoka International Airport due a bird strike incident involving a Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft belonging to the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Upon takeoff on runway 21, a Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) flight (KL590) bound for Amsterdam from Accra aborted takeoff  at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on the 3rd September, 2021 due […]

todaySeptember 5, 2021 197 1 2

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GACL institutes investigation into a reported birdstrike incident at KIA

A Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) flight (KL590) bound for Amsterdam from Accra aborted takeoff  at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on the 3rd September, 2021. This was due to a reported bird strike incident on Runway 21 at KIA. According to a press statement from the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), "the pilot reported a bird strike close to the windshield of the aircraft" which prompted him to abort taking […]

todaySeptember 5, 2021 71 3 2

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Disregard malicious allegations against management – GACL

The Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) has debunked a video circulating on social media about the disparity of salary and allowances between senior management and other staff. The video posted on August 5th, 2021 made allegations against management with regard to the significant differences in their salary structure. A communique cited on the organizations Facebook page on the 5th August, asked the public to disregard the information contained in the […]

todayAugust 20, 2021 203 2

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