Aviation: “Why AWA is wining in West Africa,” Samuel Thompson, AWA COO


In just four years of operating in the aviation industry, leading Ghanaian carrier, Africa World Airline (AWA) has become a darling airline to air travellers in Ghana and Nigerian. The airline which started its operation on the Accra-Lagos route with 3 times weekly flight has consistently increased its frequency and now flies 4 times daily making it the airline with […]

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Africa: Remove VAT to grow Aviation in Ghana, Airlines ask

Players in Ghana’s domestic aviation sector have renewed their call on government to withdraw the 17.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) imposed on domestic air fares two years ago. According to them, the introduction of the tax has led to a 40 per cent drop in patronage of flight services across all routes. “The market has shrunk so much […]

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African: Aviation Fuel is higher in Ghana than other West African airports says AFRAA boss


International airlines are shying away from Ghana as a result of the current high aviation fuel prices, Raphael Kuuchi, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Vice President for Africa has said. “One challenge I think needs to be addressed if Ghana’s aviation is going to move to the next level is addressing the high fuel price. The fuel price in Ghana […]

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AWA Gets IOSA Certification, as it promises to enlarge market share in Ghana.

Friday Nwosu Africa World Airlines, Ghana’s fastest growing regional carrier, has received the International Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Programme certificate from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) after an intensive and rigorous process. The airline’s certificate is valid from May 1, 2015 to May 1, 2017 and it has subsequently been listed on the IOSA register. Share our story:

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