Brussels Airlines, the member of Lufthansa Group and a Star Alliance member; and Africa World Airlines (AWA), the Ghanaian regional airline based in Accra, have announced an interline agreement to better serve the traveling public.
The new 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 a single intercontinental baggage allowance all the way through the different legs of their journey.
“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.
“Africa World Airlines is excited 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 African region,” said Sean Mendis, Chief Operations Officer for Africa World Airlines.
Brussels Airlines flies in and out of Accra daily, with direct service to Europe and North America from Brussels. Brussels Airlines offers the earliest daily arrival 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.
Brussels Airlines, member of Lufthansa Group and a Star Alliance member, is the Belgian airline that offers the widest choice of flights to and from the capital of Europe, Brussels Airport. It was founded in 2002 and is 100% owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
Brussels Airlines flies from Brussels Airport to 73 European destinations and 21 intercontinental destinations. Worldwide, Brussels Airlines is known as the Africa specialist with a wide network of 27 destinations from Accra to Entebbe, and Ouagadougou to Kinshasa. Brussels Airlines links Africa to Europe and North America, continuing to strengthen its position on the continent with a team of motivated staff and partners that write the Brussels Airlines story day after day.
On long haul flights, the airline operates a brand-new cabin designed to make of every intercontinental flight a memorable travel experience. Business Class features full flatbeds and state of the art inflight entertainment. A separate Premium Economy Cabin offers high privacy, wider seats with extra legroom and more reclining. Economy Product with Comfort able ergonomic seats and individual inflight entertainment touchscreens. Long-haul flights are operated with Airbus A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft.
Africa World Airlines is a private sector Ghanaian airline based in Accra. AWA started operations in 2012 and now operates a fleet of 8 jet aircraft across 9 destinations throughout Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone; with services to Cote D’Ivoire 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” every year consecutively since 2015. AWA has also been recognised at the 2019 Balafon Travel Awards as the “Best Airline in West Africa”, and is the only IATA member airline presently registered in Ghana.