He then co-wrote, fund-raised and implemented the $50 million business plan for Africa World Airlines in partnership with Hainan Airlines of China. He led the certification team as the Chief Operations Officer and successfully oversaw the safe launch of flight operations in 2012.
The following year, he moved to Somalia to manage Mogadishu’s Aden Abdulle International Airport for SKA International Group under contract from the Government of Somalia. In 2014, he moved to the UAE to successfully launch a new station for SKA’s aviation business, including a state of the art jet fuel facility in Ras Al Khaimah. In 2015, he oversaw SKA’s licensing by the UAE GCAA to take over all cargo handling operations at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport.
In 2016, he was the Accountable Manager with Uganda CAA for SKA’s new Air Operator Certificate based in Entebbe. In 2017, he relocated his base to Malawi for family reasons, while continuing to be involved with SKA’s aviation businesses in Africa and the Middle East on a part-time basis.
In 2018, Sean returned to Ghana as Chief Operations Officer of Africa World Airlines to guide the airline through its next stage of growth and route expansion.