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NEWS - 1/5/2014

Air Ghana Announces the commencement of its first B737-400 CARGO operations following the award of its AOC.

We are proud to announce that Air Ghana has taken delivery of B737-400F aircraft registration 9G-AGL. This first aircraft (total 5 aircraft over the next 3 years) is in DHL livery and will be exclusively dedicated to DHL scheduled services in West Africa. The first flight, 1st May 2014, operating ABJ-ACC-LOS-ACC-ABJ rotation. Air Ghana now has an AOC issued by Ghana Civil Aviation making Air Ghana a fully operational Cargo airline.

This new development represents a very important part and a major step forward in making Accra the number 1 hub in West Africa. The aircraft will be used to provide a feeder service to West, Central and Southern African countries and once fully operational will significantly increase cargo throughput at Kotoka International Airport. A fully operational integrated feeder service, a strong interline GSSA network, together with a new state of art handling facilities at GACC Ltd.

Marwan Traboulsi
CEO
Air Ghana Ltd.


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AGPC CENTRE

Following a MiDA/GACL Public Tender of 2011, AGPC Centre Ltd, (a joint venture company owned by Air Ghana Ltd and Freightwings (Kenya) Ltd / Vegpro (Ghana) Ltd) was awarded a 7 years management contract.

The Centre offers Exporters a new "State of the Art" export cargo warehouse facility fully equip to handle sensitive perishable cargo shipments and general cargo with on-time deliveries direct to the departing aircraft.

Adopting European Union and USA, TSA directives, the AGPC Centre accepts all air cargo shipments through its Smiths Heimann HI-Scan 180180 300kv 2si X-ray unit into a security secured warehouse for pallet & container build-up.

The entire site and building premises are monitored 24hrs a 22 camera CCTV system.

The facility is also equipped with a perishable cold room.

Current Airlines using the AGPC Centre export facilities:-
DHL, TURKISH AIRLINES and CARGOLUX INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES FREIGHTERS together with Lufthansa passenger / cargo operations.


 

AIRCRAFT CARGO HANDLING, GACC LTD.


Ghana Airport Cargo Centre Ltd(GACC) has been designed to add much needed additional warehouse facilities at KIA Accra. This new venture, in partnership with the Ghana Airport Company Ltd, (GACL) is currently developing a new Import, Export and Transit Cargo Centre located immediately adjacent to the aircraft cargo apron which will provide full ground handling and cargo hub services for all operators serving Kotoka International Airport, Accra. This facility will position Accra as a leading cargo hub for the West & Central Africa region.

This new cargo centre commences construction November 2013 for completion with the first quarter 2015.
Please visit the GACC website to view the final designs. www.gaccentre.com



 
 
 
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