Coronavirus has hit the world, including Ghana hard.Many industries, especially the tourism sector will feel the consequences for a long period of time. Africa World expands Accra – Lagos service from late-Oct 2019. Do you have to pay for an extra night, can I get something to eat by that time, is the guesthouse open by that time, can I get a taxi etc. Registered in England and Wales. Kotoka International Airport (IATA: ACC, ICAO: DGAA) is an international airport in Accra, the … They rather pose the risk today to travellers coming from abroad.My call to government: OPEN KOTOKA AIRPORT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.CitiNewsroom.com is Ghana's leading news website that delivers high quality innovative, alternative news that challenges the status quo.Please enter your username or email address to reset your password. These cost are all calculated by a tourist when they decide to go on holiday.I mentioned the short term consequences, but here are some of the long-term consequences especially for Ghanaians.Many of our incoming visitors are not a tourist in the sense of going on a holiday and explore the world. These products have a short shelf live and need to be transported on a daily basis.The consequences of keeping our airport closed will be disastrous and hardly to oversee at the medium and long term.I am trying to push Ghana to be unsafe? Some will make Accra stopover instead of a direct destination. The last possible cases where declared recovered or released from quarantine three weeks ago.Today all spreading is internal spreading within Ghana by people who are willingly or unwillingly not careful enough. Am I forgetting about the Coronavirus threat?Not at all, but look at the current situation in Ghana and around the world.Airline passengers are very much aware of the risks to contract the coronavirus on a flight, more than people not travelling. For economy passengers, it can mean there are no TV screens on board of the aeroplane they use to Ghana this time.What will happen to Ghana as a tourist destination? From 16OCT19, the... Africa World Airlines at the launch of Northern winter 2019/20 season plans to increases Accra – Lagos service, with the addition of 3... South African Airways from September 2019 is adjusting service to Washington Dulles, as the airline streamlines operation to Johannesburg –... Turkish Airlines in summer 2020 season plans to introduce Airbus A330-300 aircraft on Istanbul – Accra route, operating on regular basis.... Africa World Airlines starting next week expands Accra – Abuja service, where the airline launches 10 th weekly flight. However, a lot of businesses around the world are built on trust.Trust relies on a personal relationship and is like we say in Ghana feeling, feeling. IATA: ACC ICAO: DGAA This website uses some cookies to give you the best experience. British Airways NS21 Long-Haul changes as of 12AUG20KLM NS21 Long-Haul Preliminary operations as of 11APR20Turkish Airlines S20 Long-Haul changes as of 28FEB20South African Airways begins Africa World Airlines codeshare from Oct 2019Air Senegal adds Accra / Lagos service from mid-Dec 2019Africa World Airlines adds Wa service from Oct 2019Africa World expands Accra – Lagos service from late-Oct 2019South African Airways streamlines Washington service from Sep 2019Turkish Airlines adds A330 Accra service from May 2020Africa World Increases Accra – Abuja service from mid-June 2019Air Namibia cancels Lagos / Accra service from late-May 2019 All these measures airlines are taking are having consequences for Ghana and especially for our national pride: Kotoka International Airport Terminal 3. Each passenger pays airport taxes.At this moment, coming from Europe we have KLM, Air France, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and TAP Portugal.Air Italy, just started flying and decided to wind up the company already at the early stages of Coronavirus. Passengers can also use connecting flights to get to Ghana with Turkish Airlines, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Royal Air Maroc and Egypt Air.Airlines with daily flights to Ghana have a “dedicated” aircraft to service Ghana.That means that one aircraft has been purchased by the airline especially to fly daily up and down from Europe to Ghana.