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Airport News

You do not need a Visa to travel to South Africa as a Ghanaian

In a significant development, the High Commission of the Republic of South Africa has officially announced a bilateral agreement between the South African and Ghanaian governments regarding visa exemptions for ordinary passport holders. As of November 1, 2023, this agreement is set to grant Ghanaian ordinary passport holders the privilege of visa exemption for a cumulative period of ninety days per annum. Under this arrangement, ordinary passport holders from Ghana […]

todayOctober 13, 2023 1027 1

Airport News

Banjul Accord Group Strengthens Aviation Safety, Ensuring a Safer West African Sky

In a significant stride towards enhancing aviation safety in the region, the Banjul Accord Group gathered on the 28th July, 2023 in Accra, Ghana to work on setting up a permanent secretariat in one of its member states which will be dedicated in ensuring the smooth operation of the group. The theme for the meeting was, "Working together for an innovative and sustainable global aviation"  aimed at ensuring a safer […]

todayAugust 1, 2023 55

Airport News

Ghana Airports Advise on the Use of the New Terminal at the Tamale Airport

Ghana Airports Company Limited has advised all airlines operating to and from the Tamale Airport to move their operations to the new terminal starting Saturday 29th July 2023. This forms part of preparations to start full operation of flights from the new Tamale Airport Terminal effective 31st July 2023, as part of a gradual migration from the old terminal. The objective is to manage the risks associated with the transfer […]

todayJuly 31, 2023 129

Airport News

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. […]

todayDecember 15, 2022 254

Airport News

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 154 1

Airline News

Capt. Quainoo of Emirates fame joins McDan Aviation

Captain Solomon Kwakye Quainoo, a celebrated Ghanaian pilot,  has joined the country’s foremost indigenous aviation service provider, McDan Aviation Services. His addition to the McDan team, which runs the country’s first private jet terminal situated in Terminal One of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra, is consistent with the company’s goal of attracting the best names to develop the local aviation industry. Capt. Quainoo gained international recognition when in […]

todayMay 22, 2022 235 1 2

News

Two different cat species detected at the Mole National Park

Two different cat species have been found at the Mole National Park in Ghana. A recent statement cited by GH-Aviation on the official Twitter handle of Mole National Park states that, "the Panthera leopard team working in Mole National Park deployed 100 camera traps over 530 km2, which represents 1/9th of the park. In this area, they detected two cat species: the leopard (Panthera pardus) and the caracal (Caracal caracal). […]

todayMay 10, 2022 241 1

Events

CEO of TOURA awarded at the AviaTour Conference and Awards 2022 (Dubai Edition)

Cléopatre KOUGNIAZONDE, the exceptional CEO of TOURA, brilliantly won the prestigious ''AviaTour'' award during the AviaTour (Aviation and Tourism) conference and awards 2022 in Dubai on the 9th of March 2022. There were a total of 80 professionals gathered in Dubai for the 4th edition of the AviaTour Conference and Awards (March 8 to 10, 2022). Only 05 were chosen to be honored for the quality of their contributions and […]

todayMarch 23, 2022 153 1

Airport News

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 […]

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