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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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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 […]

todayApril 11, 2022 188

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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 382 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 1471

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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 331 2

Airline News

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 197 3

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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 183 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 2451 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 923 2

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