8-Mar-2011 12:45 PM

New Ghanaian carrier receives licence

Ghana Civil Aviation Authority awarded Africa World Airlines an air carrier licence to operate passenger and cargo services within Ghana and West Africa (ghanaweb, 07-Mar-2011). The carrier will commence operations in mid-2011 with all services from Accra to Kumasi, Tamale and Takoradi. Africa World Airlines Ltd is a Ghanaian private-sector joint venture between SAS Finance Group, an integrated investment banking and financial advisory firm, and Chinese investment and technical partners.