Relief Domestic airlines begin Accra-Kumasi flights

Corporate Communications Manager at the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Mr Eric Mireku Amaning, has attributed this to improvement in visibility in Kumasi.

  • Published:
Domestic airlines begin Accra-Kumasi flights play

Domestic airlines begin Accra-Kumasi flights

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Domestic airlines in Ghana on Friday resumed Accra-Kumasi flights after days of cancellation due to the harsh harmattan weather.

Corporate Communications Manager at the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Mr Eric Mireku Amaning, has attributed this to improvement in visibility in Kumasi.

RELATED: Flights cancelled at KIA over bad weather

Speaking to Daily Graphic, Mr Eric Mireku Amaning, said “The Meteorological Agency could give clearance for the operation of airlines, but the decision to fly or not is subject to the standards of the airlines.”

In Accra,  Africa World, one of the domestic airlines, have successfully resumed flights from Accra to Kumasi.

However, flights from Accra to Tamale were yet to begin because the weather conditions in the northern regional capital have not improved.

Mr. Amaning further refuted claims that the GCAA had issued directives restricting flights until December 15, 2015.

Domestic airlines suspended flights last week due to poor visibility arising out of the hazy harmattan.

Aviation officials had indicated that visibility had reduced from between 3,000 and 4,000 metres to 400 and 800 metres.

The development led to tens of stranded passengers being forced to travel by road, leaving the Accra –Kumasi highway packed with so many vehicles.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
2 Freemasonry Here are prominent Ghanaians who are also freemasonsbullet
3 Sex Workers Chinese prostitutes invade Wassa Akropong; charge...bullet
4 Special Ring Saga God has empowered me more than the occultic...bullet
5 Ghana Armed Forces GAF announces date for 2017/18 recruitment...bullet
6 Railway Sector Railway development will attract investors and...bullet
7 Google Trends Here's what kind of porn Ghanaians are...bullet
8 Francisca Oteng Mensah Youngest MP in Ghana graduates from...bullet
9 Illegal Drugs Ghana leads Africa in marijuana use; ranks...bullet
10 Volta Region Police at Aveyime under threat as angry...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Koforidua river mysteriously turns Biblical Blood Redbullet

News