The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has reportedly warned that airlines flying passengers into Ghana will be surcharged if they bring any unvaccinated persons into the country.
In a statement, the GACL announced a tall list of COVID-19 guidelines to be followed for all arrivals at the Kotoka International Airport during the festive period. The Aviation Authority said airlines that bring unvaccinated passengers into Ghana will be surcharged $3,500 per passenger. “Airlines that bring passengers to Kotoka International Airport who are not fully vaccinated shall be surcharged $3500 per passenger,” a section of the statement said. “All passengers are required to present evidence of having filled Ghana’s Health Declaration Form (HDF) at www.ghs-hdf.org at the point of embarkation. “Airlines that bring passengers to Kotoka International Airport who had not filled HDF shall be surcharged $3500 per passenger.” The GACL further stated that all arriving passengers must possess a COVID-19 negative PCR test from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin. Meanwhile, the test should have been done not more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure time from the country of origin. ALSO READ: