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Ghana Domestic Airlines - Status Quo?  
User currently offlineairevents From Germany, joined Jan 2002, 952 posts, RR: 2
Posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3130 times:

Good day,

going to Accra for three days in a few weeks, I am looking for information about the current domestic flying situation. Anybody knows what airlines are currently flying domestically? Has Starbow already taken off? Africa World is still in the making? Who else?

Thanks a lot for your help!


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User currently offlineMYT332 From Australia, joined Sep 2003, 9120 posts, RR: 67
Reply 1, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2947 times:

Quoting airevents (Thread starter):
Africa World is still in the making?

Most definitely, yes!

Check out this video from AW's website. (AW is now Africa World's IATA code)


They're hiring ER4 pilots at the moment. I'd imagine they'd be launching in 2012.

One Life, Live it.
User currently offlinemodesto2 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2898 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2874 times:

Ghana's civil aviation has been challenged for quite some time. Antrak Air operates a small fleet of turboprops within the country.

Check it out:


I haven't heard any developments with Africa World Airlines yet. I know they're in the start-up phase and are still hiring...

User currently offlineusflyer msp From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2598 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2845 times:

Why there is this sudden rush of carriers that want to enter the Ghana domestic market (Starbow, Africa World, Fly540)? It is going to be a bloodbath, Ghana does not need 5 domestic carriers. Ghana is a relatively small country, has the best roads and ground infrastructure in West Africa, and a population that generally cannot afford to fly so I am not seeing what the business case for these carriers is. What Ghana really needs is safe, reliable international carrier, especially on intra-West Africa routes.

User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2291 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2683 times:

Considering the size of Kumasi I've been surprised that more airlines don't fly there. Surely KMS needs more capacity than Antrak can provide.

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