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Ethiopian Airlines pilots miss runway after falling asleep

Two Ethiopian Airlines pilots missed an airport runway after falling asleep at 37,000ft in the air. The pilots could not land the plane at the first time of asking. The crew were finally woken up by the autopilot alarm before finally and safely landing the plane. Air traffic reportedly tried to contact them after they overshot the point of descent… Read More
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Ghana rolls out compulsory Covid vaccination for unvaccinated travellers

– – Ghana is to demand full vaccination from all international travellers effective December 12, 2021 after reviewing its travelling protocols as cases of covid-19 surge in the country. Last month, Ghana’s Health Service (GHS) announced that it had recorded about 40 percent increase in covid-19 cases at its main airport, the Kotoka International Airport compared with same period last… Read More
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Flights grounded at Ghana’s main airport as staff begin strike

– – Passengers are stranded at the Kotoka International Airport in Ghana as airport staff embark on strike. The strike had disrupted domestic and international flights as the airport workers demand the dismissal of their Managing Director Yaw Kwakwa over allegations of mismanagement. The irate workers also locked out the embattled MD who had earlier denied allegations levelled against him… Read More

Kenya’s Main Airport Resume Domestic Flights After Fire

Segeni Ngethe/AP Photo Passengers at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport are safe and the entire facility is being evacuated, the Nairobi-based Kenya Airports Authority said in a statement on its Twitter feed today, after a fire broke out at the arrivals terminal. Kenya’s main airport resumed cargo and domestic flights and may reopen international routes tomorrow after a fire razed the… Read More