Alert  – U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

Location:  Ghana


Event:  CORRECTION – Ethiopian Airlines Special Commercial Flight to the United States


Ethiopian Airlines has informed the U.S. Embassy in Accra that the airline will be running a special commercial flight on Thursday, July 30, 2020, from Kotoka International Airport direct to Newark Liberty International Airport.  It is the embassy’s understanding that only U.S. citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) with valid residency cards (“green cards”) will be allowed to purchase tickets or board the flight. Individuals holding U.S. visas of any type (immigrant, tourist, student, business, etc.) will not be allowed to purchase tickets.


This is not a U.S. Government-chartered or -funded flight.  The U.S. Embassy is neither arranging nor purchasing tickets for private U.S. citizens of LPRs for this flight, and takes no responsibility for the ticketing process.  Interested individuals should contact Ethiopian Airlines directly to obtain additional information:


Ethiopian Airlines City Ticket Office

Cocoa House Ground Floor, Kwame Nkrumah Avenue, Accra, Ghana

+233 24 242 6303 and +233 30 266 4856/7/8




U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana
+(233) 30-27-41-000 24/7 for a recorded message
No. 24, Fourth Circular Rd., Cantonments, Accra
P.O. Box GP 2288
Accra, Ghana

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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