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MD of Ghana Airports Company Limited appointment terminated

The managing director of the Ghana Airports Company Limited, Yaw Kwakwa's appointment has been terminated. A letter signed by the Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah cites that, “His Excellency the President, per letter No. 0P S127/22/104, dated 31st January 2022, has directed the appointment of Mr Yaw Kwakwa as Managing Director of the Ghana Airport’s Company Limited be terminated. " The reasons for the termination are unknown.   More […]

todayFebruary 9, 2022 461 2

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GACL Divisional Union commends management on bold decision regarding McDan Aviation

The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) Divisional Union -PSWU of TUC have thrown their weight around the decision taken by the Management of the GACL to suspend McDan Aviation due certain infractions on the use of the Terminal 1. The letter sited by GH-Aviation states that "the divisional union representing the general staff of GACL wish to commend management for boldly calling out McDan Aviation over various infractions and total […]

todayFebruary 1, 2022 370 2

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MCDAN Aviation suspends private jet operations at Terminal 1 till futher notice

McDan Aviation has suspended its private jet operations at the Terminal One of the Kotoka International Airport from today till further notice. This is as a result of a notice to suspend the use of the Terminal 1 of the airport from the manager of the  Ghana Airports Company Limited, Yaw Kwakwa. The letter dated January 31st, states "we refer to our earlier discussions and subsequent directive to suspend the […]

todayFebruary 1, 2022 1391

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Fully vaccinated passengers can travel to the UK without the mandatory PCR test come February 11

The UK has made drastic changes to COVID-19 testing measures for travelers arriving in the country from 4am on the 11th February, 2022. "All testing measures for eligible fully vaccinated travelers arriving in the UK will be removed from 4am on 11th February, as the government goes one step further to reopen the travel sector" - the statement read. The changes was announced on 24th January 2022 that "the UK […]

todayJanuary 25, 2022 195 1

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Akwaaba insurance mandatory for arriving passengers from first quarter of 2022

All international travelers arriving the  Kotoka International Airport will be mandated to roll-on to a compulsory insurance cover known as the ‘Akwaaba’ insurance policy by the end of first quarter of 2022, . The Managing Director of SIC Insurance PLC, Stephen Oduro disclosed to the B&FT that a consortium of three Ghanaian insurance companies – State Insurance Company PLC (SIC), Enterprise Insurance and GLICO Insurance Company – will oversee implementation […]

todayJanuary 25, 2022 204 1

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Video: Protesting Roberts International Airport Workers hold an Africa World Airlines Flight Hostage

An Africa World Airlines flight was held hostage at the Roberts International Airport by some airport workers yesterday. The protesting workers of the Roberts International Airport (RIA) in Liberia allegedly ground and held hostage one aircraft belonging to the Ghanaian airline in demand of two months unpaid salaries due them by the airport management. One of the spokespersons of the aggrieved workers who spoke to the GNN, said the employees […]

todayDecember 31, 2021 433 1

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GACL issues statement on Incidence at Kotoka International Airport

The Ghana Airports Company Limited has issued a statement regarding an incident involving an unattended bag at the Arrival Hall of the Kotoka International Airport on Tuesday, 28th December 2021 around 9pm. The statement confirms that, "on Tuesday, 28th December, 2021 at around 9pm, an unattended bag was sighted at the arrival hall of Terminal 3, Kotoka International Airport." Also, that the Base Ammunition Depot Unit of the Ghana Armed […]

todayDecember 29, 2021 320 2

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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 […]

todayDecember 29, 2021 20171 8

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No Covid-19 Vaccination, No Travel – GHS

Ghana has joined some countries who have made Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for travel as the Omicron variant has been detected at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said that effective 12th December, 2021, all travelers in and out of Ghana must be fully vaccinated. This comes as a result of the high rise of the Omicron variant Covid-19 positive cases detected at the Kotoka International […]

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