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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 204 1

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    Video: Breast Cancer Awareness is important for Girls in Aviation – WAI President

    The President of Women in Aviation - Ghana Chapter, Mrs. Juliet Wiafe has stressed the importance of breast cancer awareness for Girls in Aviation. She stressed this point during the breast cancer awareness seminar and screening organized by the Women in Aviation (WAI) – Ghana Chapter in partnership with Delta Airlines, Ghana and Breast Care International on the 21st October, 2021 to commemorate the breast cancer month of October at […]

    todayNovember 2, 2021 57 1

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    South African Airways Restarts Flight Operations to Accra

    South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flight operations to Accra after 18 months of absence from the skies. Flight SA052 touchdown at the Kotoka International Airport on the 28th September, 2021 around 11pm. The Airbus A320 was welcomed back to KIA with a water canon salute with a culture display. SAA receiving water canon salute at KIA. Credit: GH-Aviation The resumption of the Accra route is part of the first […]

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