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Getting to know Africa World Airlines

Africa World Airlines or AWA for short is a regional airline of Ghanaian origin based in Accra, Ghana and has been in touching African skies since September 2012. AWA is the product of a joint venture between Hainan Airlines, China-Africa Development Fund, SSNIT and SAS Finance Group.

AWA are looking to improve their regional route capacity into the West Coast of Africa in the near furure.

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Why fly with Africa World Airlines

  • AWA has been in operation locally in Ghana for 4 years
  • Complimentary hot beverages on some routes, fresh juice and a snack of croissants and danish, meat/fish pies, plantain chips are served onboard.

Baggage policy

Checked baggage allowance for Premium passengers and Value passengers may be 2 bags per passenger not exceeding 23 kgs depending on the load factor on a flight.

Excess kilos exceeding 23 kgs will attract a fee.

AWA accepts sporting equipment below. A standard fee of 30GHC (25kg) applies to all sporting equipment. An overweight fee 20GHC/KG applies if the equipment is above 25kg.

Types of Equipment Acceptable
  • Bicycles
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Water-ski
  • Surfboard

Check in

AWA currently only offers one way to check in, however implimentation of online check in is said to be coming soon.

For over the counter check in: The Airline recommends you arrive at the airport at least 1 and half hours and not later than 30 minutes before a flight departs with a valid Government ID.

Cabin Classes

AWA offers clients the option of Premium, Promo and Value all 3 are serviced in one cabin with differences in baggage, seating and boarding priorities

AWA has a for the most part been servicing domestic routes within Ghana to 4 destinations in total. However the Airline has recently explanded regionally opening up to Abuja Nigeria. Scheduled flights are only offered between the following destinations

  • 5x Daily to Kumasi except Sundays
  • 3x daily to Tamale on Mondays Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • 4x Daily to Tamale on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
  • 2x Daily on Sundays
  • 1x Daily to Lagos on Mondays Wednesdays Fridays and Sundays
  • Soon to commence flights to Abuja (ABV)

AWA also provides chatered flights

Fleet Information

AWA air fleet currently conists of 3 aircrafts all of them Embraer ERJ-145 which can house up to 50 passengers each

IATA code: Hub Airport: Alliance: Loyalty program: Inflight magazine:
AW Kotoka International Airport None FLY 4 FREE Package None
From To Flight No Dept Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Lagos Accra AW217 13:40 -
Lagos Accra AW227 20:10 - -
Accra Lagos AW216 11:00 -
Accra Lagos AW226 17:30 - -

The information on this page is correct as of August 2016. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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