Airline in focus: Africa World Airlines

Africa World AirlinesEach week we will examine in detail one of the airlines attending an upcoming Routes event. In this edition we analyse Africa World Airlines, which is attending Routes Africa 2018.


Africa World Airlines was incorporated in 2010 and carried out its first flight on 21 September 2012.

The Ghanaian carrier operates flights to four cities in Ghana - Accra, Kumasi, Tamale and Takoradi - plus Lagos and Abuja in Nigeria and Monrovia in Liberia.

The airline recently launches services from Accra to Freetown in Sierra Leone. The route is served by Embraer ERJ145 aircraft three times per week.

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The data is all supplied by OAG Aviation using its OAG Schedules Analyser tool.

Key facts

Headquarters Accra, Ghana
Total ASKs (2017) 200,849,408
Total seats (2017) 587,050
Total routes (2017) 6
Total departure points (2017) 7
Total countries (2017) 3

Route map (summer 2018) - click to enlarge:

AWA summer 2018

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