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Airport News

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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Airport News

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 38 1

Airport News

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 35 1

Airport News

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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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 […]

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Airport News

Mandatory Online Payment of Antigen Test at Ghana Airport suspended

18th Sep 2020 | Elizabeth Sasu Ghana has suspended the mandatory online payment for arrival passengers into the country. This suspension came into play when the Ghana Airports Company Limited met with international airlines operating in the country to discuss the feasibility of implementation of the rule. It was a requirement for all arriving passengers to the Terminal 3 of the Kotoka International Airport to make an online payment of […]

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Airport News

COVID 19 Test for Arrival Passengers Goes Digital at Kotoka International Airport

14th Sep 2020 | Elizabeth Sasu Arriving passengers at Kotoka International Airport (KIA)-Ghana will be required to make online payments of usd150.00 for the mandatory COVID 19 Antigen test prior to boarding of their flight at the point of origin from 15th of September, 2020. This is a directive from Frontier HealthCare and Ghana Airports Company Limited which was given to all airlines on Friday. According to the communique, "Passengers […]

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Airport News

Kotoka International Airport re-opens to International Traffic

30th Aug 2020 | Adwoa Sasu In Update No.15, the President of Ghana announced the easing of restrictions in some areas of national life. He also indicated the hope that preparations and simulation exercises were underway, including the installation of COVID-19 testing facilities at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), to help in the decision whether or not to re-open the airport on 1st September. After weeks of thorough work, "I am satisfied that it […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 64 1

Events

Minister of Aviation declares Routes Africa Conference 2018 duly launched in Ghana

4th May 2018 | Elizabeth Sasu The Routes conference is an event with a unique opportunity for senior executives from airlines and airports of all sizes to come together and discuss Route Development opportunities, segment markets and present compelling strategies for operators to establish routes to their various airports. Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) will be hosting this year's Route conference after a two year break in the event. This […]

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