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Ghana Homebased Carrier to Get an Air Operators Certificate in a Couple of Weeks – DG GCAA

The wait for the Ghana Homebased carrier to start operations is almost over as the carrier is at the last stage of certification to get an Air Operators Certificate (AOC). According to the Director-General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Ing. Charles Kraikue, at the just ended aviation stakeholders' breakfast meeting today the 15th of December, 2022, the new airline is at the last stage in getting an AOC. […]

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Software meant to enhance Aviation Safety out doored at AIB event

A technology software meant to enhance aviation safety by providing real time tracking performance and predict incident-occurrence on aircraft has been introduced to stakeholders in the country’s aviation space. Known as the In-Flight Safety Monitoring System (Star-ISMS), the technology when installed would enable an airline to enhance its commitment to high standards of safety for passengers on board. The Star-ISMS holds the capability to extract big data from an aircraft’s […]

todayNovember 18, 2022 96 1

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Sentra Airways, Not a Certified Airline Yet

Sentra Airways is a UK registered company based in Bradford and has the intention of flying between Manchester International Airport and Kotoka International Airport, Accra by the end of this year according to some reports. The company obtained its first aircraft, an A330-200 from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The 12-year old Airbus typically carries about 250 passengers but can be configured to carry about 400 passengers. Sentra Airways has its […]

todayNovember 3, 2022 211 1 2

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Delta Air Lines B767-332 N195DN banned from flying to Ghana – Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

Delta Air Lines plane B767-332 with registration number N195DN has been banned by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority from flying to Ghana. This decision came about as a result of the Airlines' failure to investigate and work on the technical issues involving that particular plane.   About a month ago, July 25th, the aircraft N195DN enroute to Accra had to return to JFK mid flight when the crew of the […]

todayAugust 22, 2022 1434

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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 200

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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 […]

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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 2601 2

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Ing. Charles Kraikue Takes Over as Director-General of GCAA

10th Aug 2020 | Adwoa Sasu At a special ceremony in Accra, the outgoing Director-General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Ing. Simon Allotey, handed over leadership of the Authority to Ing. Charles Kraikue, who, until his appointment was a Deputy Director-General for Technical Services at GCAA. The ceremony was witnessed by the Minister for Aviation, Hon. Joseph Kofi Adda, who congratulated Ing. Kraikue on his appointment. Presenting plaques […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 105

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Ing. Simon Allotey retires from Ghana Civil Aviation Authority after 24 years of service

5th Jul 2020 | Elizabeth Sasu The Director-General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Ing. Simon Allotey, will be retiring from the Authority on 31st July 2020. He will hand over his responsibilities to the Deputy Director-General (Technical), Ing. Charles Kraikue, who has been appointed to act as the Director- General of the Authority by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Prior to his appointment as Director-General of GCAA in 2015, […]

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