Africa World Airlines

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Africa World Airlines
AfricaWorldAirlinesLogo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
AW AFW BLACKSTAR
Founded 2010
Commenced operations 21 September 2012
Operating bases Kotoka International Airport
Fleet size 6
Destinations 8
Company slogan "Touching Africa, Touching The World"
Parent company HNA Group
Headquarters Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Key people Quan "John" Xiaoyi (CEO)[1], Togbe Afede XIV (Founder)[2]
Website flyawa.com.gh

Africa World Airlines Limited (AWA) is a Ghanaian airline company with its head office in Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana,[3] and its main hub at Kotoka International Airport in Accra.

History[edit]

Africa World Airlines was incorporated in 2010. It is a joint venture between Hainan Airlines, China-Africa Development Fund, SSNIT and SAS Finance Group[4] .[5]

Fleet[edit]

Current Fleet[edit]

An Africa World Airlines ERJ-145LR at Kumasi Airport.


The Africa World Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of June 2018):[6]

Africa World Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers
B E Total
Embraer ERJ-145LI 6 0 50 50[7]
Total
6

Fleet development[edit]

Africa World Airlines took delivery on 30 August 2012 of its first Embraer 145 aircraft that will be used to operate domestic routes. .[8] A second aircraft was delivered on 8 September 2012.[9] These aircraft were previously operated by Tianjin Airlines which is a sister company within the HNA Group.[10]

Africa World Airlines has plans to increase its fleet size by adding Airbus 319 series of aircraft, as of yet the number of aircraft to be added is undefined.

Destinations[edit]

Africa World Airlines operates the following scheduled services as of June 2018.[11] [12]

Ghana
Nigeria
Liberia
Sierra Leone


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