The interline SPA agreement will provide passengers with flight connections from the Kenya Airways network to various points in the domestic Ghanaian market and the West African region.
Accra, 6th May 2022 – Africa World Airlines are delighted to partner with Kenya Airways to connect passengers to and from West Africa via its domestic and regional routes. The partnership is a one-way interline agreement allowing travelers on Africa World Airlines increased options to and from domestic points in Ghana and other selected destinations in West Africa onto Kenya Airways’ extensive network in Africa and beyond. This is in line with Africa World Airlines’ strategy of providing an extended network of destinations to its cherished passengers through partnerships.
“Our combined networks will allow our customers the convenience of seamless onward connectivity to and from the Kenya Airways network onto Africa World Airlines’ network. It is imperative that we continue to interlink Africa and allow access within Africa for our passengers,” added, Adedayo Olawuyi, Head of Commercial for Africa World Airlines.
Kenya Airways Chief Commercial and Customer Officer, Julius Thairu said that the growth of air travel in Africa is hinged on partnerships and collaboration that open up the continent. “The agreement between Kenya Airways and Africa World Airlines underpins our commitment to provide greater connectivity and market access in the West African region and across Africa. The future of travel will be drawn from a sustainable, interconnected, and affordable Air Transport industry in Africa through partnerships and collaboration that drive the growth Africa’s
travel industry,” said Mr Thairu.
The SPA interline agreement will provide passengers with flight connections from various points in the domestic Ghanaian market and the West African region through Accra, Ghana onto the Kenya Airways network to Nairobi and beyond.
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. AWA maintains IOSA certification, the global gold standard for aviation safety. Africa World Airlines was inducted into the CIMG Hall of Fame after being selected as “Best Domestic Airline in Ghana” every year consecutively since 2015. AWA was recently recognized by ATQ News as the “International Airline of the Year in Nigeria” and the “African Airline of the Year in Nigeria” for 2021 and is the only IATA member airline presently registered in Ghana.
Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 41 destinations worldwide, 34 of which are in Africa, and carries over four million passengers annually. In 2020, KQ was named by the World Travel Awards as Africa’s Leading Airline Brand 2020 and Africa’s Leading Airline – Business Class and Economy Class. It continues to modernize its fleet with its 32 aircraft being some of the youngest in Africa.
This includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircraft. Kenya Airways offers Cargo services to key locations including London, Amsterdam, Guangzhou, Sharjah, Mumbai, and over 25 intra-Africa routes in addition to its passenger network. The on-board service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10. Kenya Airways takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa through its hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
For more information, please visit www.kenya-airways.com