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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 1422

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GACL Issues Statement on Incident at Terminal 3 Departure Frontage

A statement sited on Ghana Airports Company Limited's social media accounts gives account on how a woman let loose her anger on a KIA car park attendant at the front of the Terminal 3 departure hall at the Kotoka International Airport. The statement reads, "On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at about 10:45 am, a female foreigner parked on the Pedestrian crossing at Terminal 3 departure frontage, Kotoka International Airport (KIA). […]

todayJuly 14, 2022 353 1

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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 288 1

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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 186 1 2

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Akwaaba insurance mandatory for arriving passengers from first quarter of 2022

All international travelers arriving the  Kotoka International Airport will be mandated to roll-on to a compulsory insurance cover known as the ‘Akwaaba’ insurance policy by the end of first quarter of 2022, . The Managing Director of SIC Insurance PLC, Stephen Oduro disclosed to the B&FT that a consortium of three Ghanaian insurance companies – State Insurance Company PLC (SIC), Enterprise Insurance and GLICO Insurance Company – will oversee implementation […]

todayJanuary 25, 2022 212 1

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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 342 2

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Bomb allegedly goes off at the Kotoka International Airport

A bomb allegedly went off at the Kotoka International Airport on Tuesday, 28th December, 2021 from an unidentified and unattended bag. Following a video going viral on social media by one Mimi, it shows a scene at the arrival hall of the airport with a sound like a gunshot or fire cracker going off leaving passengers scrambling to lie on the ground. Another eye witness shared his experience of what […]

todayDecember 29, 2021 20431 8

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No Covid-19 Vaccination, No Travel – GHS

Ghana has joined some countries who have made Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for travel as the Omicron variant has been detected at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said that effective 12th December, 2021, all travelers in and out of Ghana must be fully vaccinated. This comes as a result of the high rise of the Omicron variant Covid-19 positive cases detected at the Kotoka International […]

todayDecember 10, 2021 134

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Bubuashie KevinHart brings joy to an aspiring aviator

Instilling the passion and drive of aviation into children will go a long way in cementing the survival of the aviation industry generations to come. This can be done through community engagement, education and the like. Nii Odoi popularly known as "Bubuashie KevinHart" was touched when he saw a young boy playing on a pavement with a self-made paper airplane at Opeibia in Accra- Ghana. "My duty was over, so […]

todayNovember 12, 2021 212 1

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