Africa World Airline has told Citi Business News, the commencement of flights by the airline to Nigeria is a giant leap in its bid to become the leading regional operator in West Africa.
The airline began its flight to Nigeria on Monday, 9th December, 2013 with a maiden flight to Lagos in the morning.
It is the only local airline from Ghana plying the route currently. There will be two flights daily to Lagos from Accra twice a week.
Co-Founder of AWA, Togbe Afede the fourteenth told Citi Business News, the Lagos and Abuja destinations are crucial for the airline’s plan to get a substantial share of the sub-regional market.
Operations Manager for the airline Appigy Afenu said the airline intends to cash in during the festive period.