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C0VID-19: Aeroplanes in the sky again as domestic airlines resume operation in Ghana


Domestic Airlines in Ghana have commenced operations after they stopped working over COVID-19 over the last three weeks.

This makes Ghana the first country to resume flights of any sort in Africa among countries in the continent which closed their airports due to the raging Coronavirus, the Aviation minister, Kofi Adda told journalists at a disinfection exercise at Kotoka International Airport.

Ghana’s borders remains shut as part of measures to control the spread of COVID-19 in the country but domestic flights effective Monday 4th May, has the permission to operate.

Aviation Minister Kofi Adda first hinted of the resumption of operations of local flights last Tuesday.

“For countries who have closed down their airport and about to start again is only Ghana which has achieve such feat so we are hoping after today, they will be mobbing up by the Airport Company Port Health and soon after by the weekend Ghana will start domestic flight”, he said.

Mr Adda added that it is possible that permission will be granted to foreign embassies who want to evacuate personnel as “we have been doing and when they get the permission and bring the personnel, the Airport Company will do the right thing to ensure that they move them out of the country”.

source: starrfm.com.gh

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