Ghana Warns British Airways Over Bed Bugs on Flight to AccraFeatured, Latest News, West Africa Friday, January 19th, 2018
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ghana’s Aviation Minister Cecelia Dapaah has warned British Airways (BA) it could face sanctions, after reports of bed bugs on some of the airline’s flights into the country.
A British newspaper reported this week that a BA flight to Accra was grounded at London’s Heathrow Airport for four hours, after the insects were found crawling on the seats.
British Airways, which has a monopoly on direct flights between the UK and Ghana, has issued a statement saying such incidents were extremely rare, and a specialist team had taken immediate steps to resolve the issue.
It told the BBC that Ghana remained an important destination for the company./BBC
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