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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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Disregard malicious allegations against management – GACL

The Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) has debunked a video circulating on social media about the disparity of salary and allowances between senior management and other staff. The video posted on August 5th, 2021 made allegations against management with regard to the significant differences in their salary structure. A communique cited on the organizations Facebook page on the 5th August, asked the public to disregard the information contained in the […]

todayAugust 20, 2021 189 2

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United Airlines tasked to provide excellent customer service to passengers – MD GACL

17th May 2021 | Adwoa Sasu United Airlines has been tasked to provide excellent customer service to passengers flying from Washington DC, Dulles International Airport to Accra, Kotoka International Airport, and vice versa. This statement was made by the Managing Director of the Ghana Airports Company Limited, Yaw Kwakwa, during the inauguration ceremony of the re-launch of passenger flight services by United airlines into Accra. "We believe that United Airlines […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 57 1

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More people with Covid-19 arriving at Kotoka Airport – Health officials

25th Apr 2021 | Adwoa Sasu There has been an alarming rate of positive Covid-19 cases arriving in Ghana through the Kotoka International Airport. A letter sighted by gh-aviation.com from Frontier Healthcare services (FHS) states that, as at 24th April, 2021, "we recorded seventy-five (75) positive cases. This exceeds the previous highest rate of forty-five (45) positive cases recorded on the 21st April, 2021." According to the letter, a previous […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 26

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Kotoka International Airport gets an L3 Provision 2 body scanner

24th Mar 2021 | Adwoa Sasu The Ghana Airports Company Limited inaugurated an L3 Provision 2 body scanning equipment and nine explosives and narcotics trace detectors on Tuesday, 23 March 2021 at the Kotoka International Airport. The new aviation screening machines were presented by the United States of America Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan to the Minister of Transportation Kwaku Ofori Asiamah and the Chief Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Ambassador Martha Pobee. Present for the occasion were […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 167 2

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No fee charges for first-time travellers at airport immigration

6th Mar 2021 | Adwoa Sasu Lizzy Sasu (LS) of GH-Aviation had a one on one chat with the public relations officer (PRO) of the Ghana Immigration Service regional command at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), Assistant Superintendent (ASI) Barbara Sam (BS) on challenges some travellers face at the airport. L.S: Is there an immigration law on how to treat first-time travellers? B.S: There is no law differentiating first-time travellers […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 111 1

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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 […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 30 1

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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 […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 27 1

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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 […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 34 1

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