Sunday, May 22, 2022
President Akuffo-Addo has announced that the Kotoka International Airport will reopen and resume operations from Tuesday, 1st September 2020.This decision, according to the President, has been communicated to international airlines.He said “It has been well-established that the very first cases of COVID-19 in Ghana were imported into our shores....
A new terminal set to open at Accra’s Kotoka International Airport (KIA) aims to ease congestion and is expected to help facilitate tourism growth.Officials are preparing for the launch of a third international terminal at KIA, the country’s largest aviation gateway, in the second quarter of this year.Spread over...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to all travelers to wear face covering during the travel journey for the safety of all passengers and crew during COVID-19.Wearing face coverings is a key recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) guidance for safe operations during the pandemic,...
The Precious Minerals Marketing Company Ltd. (PMMC) has installed new ultramodern equipment at its assay laboratory at the Kotoka International Airport to facilitate testing of gold and other metals for exports.The new equipment includes X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectrometer; Electrical Conductivity Tester for Gold; Technical Specifications for Ultrasonic Flaw Detector;...
Qatar Airways has arrived in Ghana and plans to operate four weekly flights to Accra via Lagos, becoming the fourth new destination launched by the national carrier of the State of Qatar since the start of the pandemic.The Accra service will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released analysis showing that the airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end. That’s a $120 billion increase over debt levels at the start of 2020.$67 billion of the new debt is composed of government loans ($50 billion), deferred...
Ghana has announced plans to fine airlines US$3,500 for each passenger who arrive in the country without being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.A joint statement by the Ghana Health Service and Ghana Civil Aviation Authority on Monday stated that the new measure is part of plans to prevent the West...
A former Minister for Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda, has died.Mr. Adda was also a former Minister for Sanitation and a  former Member of Parliament for Navrongo in the Upper East Region. He died at the age of 65.Reports say  Mr. Adda died in the early hours of Thursday, October...
The staff of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) began a strike in protest of the encroachment of aviation lands at the La Wireless Station which is adjacent the AU Village in Accra.According to the staff, activities of a private developer on the land is interrupting with critical aviation...
The Aviation Ministry is seeking a deeper collaboration with its Turkish counterpart in the area of aviation training, as Ghana positions itself to be the hub of choice in the West African sub-region.Ms. Cecilia A. Dapaah, the Aviation Minister said: “ Ghana and Turkey can collaborate in the area...
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