Local airline Africa World Airlines (AWA) is to begin flights to Takoradi In May, 2015 with a maiden flight on May day.
[contextly_sidebar id=”Q3iycUCFxkjhrb2eLrHpd1pyuFQkzxdH”]The airline will provide two flights a day, three times a week.
The flight days will be Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
According to Africa World it will offer a quick 25minutes travel time on any of its 3 Embraer new and modern ERJ 145LR jets to Takoradi and plans to return within the hour of 4pm to pick up travellers thereby providing either a seamless day trip or a two nights business trip option to its travellers.
Flights in and out of Takoradi will commence with a maiden flight on May Day and then subsequently every Monday Wednesday and Friday in the mornings and evenings.
AWA has operated in the country for over 2 and half years.
It also operates in some West African countries.
Speaking on its moves to commence flights into Takoradi, , the Chief Operations Officer Apiigy Afenu said the airline has finalised all arrangements with the airforce base and AWA is ‘very pleased with the results of the due diligence audits’.
The Chief Executive Officer of Africa World Airlines Mr Cheng Luo said “the chance we have been waiting for has arrived, where we are able to satisfy not only the business, government and non-government travelling community of Ghana but also the people and indigenes of the Western region looking for tourism and economic opportunities to network”.
The Head of Commercial Sales, Revenue and Marketing for AWA Katherine Tosan Woode said she was excited about the one stop shop corporate packages available for the busy travel market into and out of Takoradi as well as the partnership travel agencies and hotels that have chosen to come on board with AWA.
Selling commences on Monday the 20th of April and travel will begin in earnest from Monday 4th May after the maiden flight on 1st May 2015.
By: Vivian Kai Lokko/citifmonline.cim/Ghana