Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

Location:  Ghana

Event:  Emirates Airlines Special Commercial Flight Departing Ghana

Emirates Airlines has informed the U.S. Embassy in Accra that the airline will be running a special commercial flight on Thursday, August 13, 2020, from Kotoka International Airport direct to Dubai International Airport, with onward connection options to the United States.  It is the embassy’s understanding from the airline 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 a U.S. visa (immigrant, tourist, 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 or LPRs for this flight, and takes no responsibility for the ticketing process.  Interested individuals should contact Emirates Airlines directly by phone at +233 (0) 244311373 or email at to book tickets.  Please include a contact phone number in your email.



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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