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Airports Company vaccinates frontline staff at Kotoka Airport

3rd Mar 2021 | Adwoa Sasu Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has begun vaccination for all frontline staff at Kotoka International Airport. On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, members of the GACL Board led by the Chairperson, Madam Oboshie Sai Cofie, received the first jab of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the Airport Clinic. Other Senior Management and Frontline staff of the Company were also vaccinated. The exercise is expected to […]

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Strike Action by Union Workers at KIA suspended temporarily

26th Feb 2021 | Adwoa Sasu The Ghana Airport Company Limited Union - PSWU of TUC have suspended its strike action which affected airline operations at the Kotoka International Airport this morning. Speaking to the media, Deputy General Secretary of the Public Services Workers Union (PSWU), John Sampah said that, after a meeting with the  Ministers designate for National Security, Employment and Labour Relations as well as Transport, the workers […]

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IATA Urges Adoption of Vaccine Certificates for Travelers

21st Jan 2021 | Adwoa Sasu Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree on a common digital European COVID-19 vaccination certificate that would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without COVID-19 testing. In an open letter to Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, and […]

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Akwasi Agyeibi appointed New Commissioner for the Aircraft Accident, Incident Investigation and Prevention Bureau (AIB)

21st Jan 2021 | Adwoa Sasu The President of Ghana has appointed Mr Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as the Commissioner for the newly established Aircraft Accident, Incident Investigation and Prevention Bureau (AIB). The establishment of the AIB is in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) and its primary objective is to investigate, prevent, regulate and oversee the management of aircraft accidents and incidents that occur in […]

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Ghana Airports responds to passenger making allegation

17th Jan 2021 | Adwoa Sasu Ghana Airports Company Ltd has requested the passenger alleging that GHS1500 was stolen from his baggage to provide details of his contact to enable them commence investigations into the matter. The passenger who goes by the facebook name "Kwahu Mayor Koopong",  alleged in a  facebook post that an amount of GHS1500 was taken out of his checked- in bag at Kotoka Airport. He however […]

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IATA issues a Statement on Closure of UK Travel Corridors

16th Jan 2021 | Adwoa Sasu The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has issued a statement to the closure of UK borders from Monday. This is what the association had to say, "IATA recognizes that the UK government is taking the steps it considers necessary to protect public health. While we understand this decision, it is of course deeply disappointing to see all travel corridors shut down, and universal testing […]

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Several countries suspend flights to and from UK

21st Dec 2020 | Adwoa Sasu On Sunday, authorities admitted that a more infectious new coronavirus strain was spreading “out of control” as they imposed strictest of measures to check the spread. The new variant of coronavirus is believed to spread faster than its previous strains. (AP) India on Monday joined the long list of countries that have banned flights to and from the United Kingdom as the country reels […]

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COVID 19 Test free for children arriving at Kotoka International Airport

17th Nov 2020 | Adwoa Sasu The Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) has reveiewed its COVID 19 guidelines at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). Children between the ages of 5-12 years will now undergo testing at the arrival hall for free effective Monday 16 November, 2020. The GACL on Friday posted an update of the guidelines, “Children between the ages of 5-12years will undergo testing on arrival free of charge.” "This directive is […]

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Charles Hanson Adu Appointed Vice Chairman of World Safety and Technical Standing Committee

13th Nov 2020 | Adwoa Sasu The Airports Council International (ACI) World Executive Committee on 3rd November, 2020 approved the nomination and appointment of Mr. Charles Hanson Adu, Group Executive, Airports Management of Ghana Airports Company Limited as the Vice Chairman of the World Safety and Technical Standing Committee (STSC). The Safety & Technical Standing Committee (STSC) focuses on airport planning, design and development; airspace and airport capacity; physical characteristics […]

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