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South African Airways Restarts Flight Operations to Accra

South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flight operations to Accra after 18 months of absence from the skies. Flight SA052 touchdown at the Kotoka International Airport on the 28th September, 2021 around 11pm. The Airbus A320 was welcomed back to KIA with a water canon salute with a culture display. SAA receiving water canon salute at KIA. Credit: GH-Aviation The resumption of the Accra route is part of the first […]

todaySeptember 29, 2021 141 2

Airline News

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 137 2

Airline News

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 169 1 2

Airline News

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 69 3 2

Airport News

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 […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 12 1

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