Africa World Airlines Limited (AWA) is a Ghanaian registered private-sector company which has been in operations for 5 years now. It was formed with the sole vision of making air travel the best option for majority of travelers within the markets in which we operate.

Africa World Airlines was incorporated on November 15, 2010 and received its Air Carrier License (ACL) from Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in March 2011 with its first flight on the 21st of September 2012.

The principal founder/promoter of the Company Togbe Afede XIV, the Chief of Asogli State and CEO of SAS Finance Group. The shareholders are SAS Finance Group (Ghana), Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) -Ghana, Zhongjia Investment Ltd (China).

Having said this, every Ghanaian is a shareholder by virtue of SSNIT’s investment in Africa World Airlines.

The airline has recently taken delivery of its 6th new and modern ERJ 145LR jet with the expectation to receive more and bigger aircraft in the coming year.

Africa World Airlines operates flights to four (4) cities in Ghana namely Accra, Kumasi, Tamale and Takoradi, Lagos and Abuja in Nigeria as well as to Monrovia in Liberia. It is expected that the airline will expand its operations to Sierra-Leone and Cote d’Ivoire soon.



To be the leading airline in Africa delivering a world class service


To connect Africa to the world through the most efficient, safe and reliable air transport service.


  • Safety
  • Reliability
  • Cost consciousness
  • Efficiency
  • Punctuality
  • Commitment