Ghana is set to reopen for international travel from September, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said.
Addressing the nation on the 16th of August, President Nana Akufo Addo said the Ministry of Aviation, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority and associate stakeholders are currently working with the Ministry of Health to ensure that every passenger who passes through the West African country’s airport is tested for the Coronavirus.
“The outcome of that exercise will show us the way and determine when we can re-open our border by air. I am hoping that by God’s grace we will be ready to do so by the 1st of September.”
Ghana became the first African country to resume domestic flights in the wake of the Covid19 pandemic. To date, local airlines Passion Air and Africa World Airlines (AWA) have been increasing connectivity within the West African country.
If Ghana manages to reopen for international flights it will join Nigeria which announced resumption of international flights from initially Abuja and Lagos from 29 August 2020.
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