Wed, Aug 11, 2004
Passengers Duke It Out With Cops In Accra
Ghana Airways passengers stranded in Accra battled with police
at the company's headquarters in Kotoka International Airport
Ghana was banned from flying in the US last week. The FAA cited
poor maintenance and no permit as the reasons for grounding Ghana.
Since then, as ANN has reported, more than 800 stranded passengers
have piled up in Ghana Airways offices in Africa, the UK and the
The Ghanian Chronicle newspaper reports police received a call
that protestors were holding hostages at the airline's
headquarters, demanding compensation and accommodations.
The police action resulted in at least one injury. A 65-year old
man who said he was in the office simply to ask about
accommodations wound up in the hospital after apparently being
bludgeoned by officers.
In the meantime, Ghana Airways has again apologized to stranded
passengers. Airline executives said they had reached a lease
agreement on an aircraft that the company could operate while its
own small fleet remains grounded.
Dual Boasts GPS Support for iOS or Android Platforms While at the AOPA 2013 convention, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell met with Greg Lukins, Vice President of Business D>[...]
AD NUMBER: 2014-08-02 PRODUCT: Certain Airbus Model A300 B4-600 and A300 B4-600R series airplanes.>[...]
AD NUMBER: 2014-08-03 PRODUCT: Certain Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-2C10 (Regional Jet Series 700, 701, & 702) airplanes, Model CL-600-2D15 (Regional Jet Series 705) airplanes>[...]
All About Military Aviation Features well-illustrated articles on all major post-war combat aircraft, a directory of the world's air forces, air show reports and calendar and speci>[...]
An onboard weather detection system that senses electrical discharges that suggest the presence of thunderstorm cells.>[...]