Africa: AWA, Brussels Airlines Seal Interline Agreement
Africa World Airlines (AWA), Ghanaian regional carrier and Brussels Airlines, a member of Lufthansa Group and Star Alliance member have sealed an interline agreement to better serve the traveling public.
The partnership between the airlines will allow passengers traveling from Brussels Airlines’ network of 73 European and 21 intercontinental destinations to book a single ticket to any of the 9 African destinations served by AWA, including attractive fares and single intercontinental baggage allowance all the way through the different legs of their journey.
According to the Chief Operations Officer, AWA, Sean Mendis, the airlines is excited with the partnership adding that the partnership will solidify Accra’s role as the true gateway to the entire west Africa region.
He said: “Africa World Airlines is execited to partner with Brussels Airlines to ensure the smoothest connections for passengers beyond our respective hub airports. This partnership serves to solidify Accra’s role as the true gateway to the entire West Africa region”.
“Brussels Airlines has a long-standing experience in the African market, and we are constantly looking for ways to offer additional convenient flight options to our valued customers. This partnership with AWA will serve to solidify our position as the airline of choice for passengers traveling between Ghana, Brussels, and to points beyond, said Pierre Declerck, Regional Manager for Lufthansa Group Airlines.
Brussels Airlines lies in and out of Accra daily, with direct service to Europe and North America from Brussels. Brussels Airlines offers the earliest arrivals from Europe into Accra thus offering passengers smooth onward connections to and from domestic and regional destinations via the Accra hub at Kotoka international Airport’s new Terminal 3.
Africa world Airlines is a private sector Ghanaian airline that started operations in 2012 and now operates a fleet of 8 jet aircraft across 9 destinations through Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone, with services to Cote D’lvoire planned to commence shortly. AWA maintains IOSA certification, the global gold standard for aviation safety.
Africa World Airlines was recently inducted into the CIMG Hall of Fame after being selected as “Best Domestic Airline in Ghana”. The airline has also been recognised as the 2019 Balafon Travel Awards as the “Best Airline in West Africa”, and is the only IATA member airline presently registered in Ghana.