Airlines to face $3,500 fine for each passenger flown in without covid test

The management of Kotoka International Airport has stated that airlines that break the COVID-19 protocols by bringing in passengers without PCR tests would be fined.

“Airlines who board passengers without PCR tests results or transport and disembark passengers with positive PCR test result into Accra will be fined US$ 3,500 per passenger,” KIA noted in a statement.

The Kotoka International Airport received its first batch of international commercial passengers after six months of closure due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Management of the Ghana Airport Company stated that passengers arriving in Ghana will pay a $150 fee for a 30-minute PCR COVID-19 test.

The new guidelines, which begins today, Monday, November 16, 2020, requires passengers arriving in Ghana to pay the $150 for the PCR test online at