Africa World Airlines

Africa World Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2010
Commenced operations 21 September 2012
Operating bases Kotoka International Airport
Fleet size 6
Destinations 8
Company slogan "Touching Africa, Touching The World"
Parent company HNA Group
Headquarters Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Key people Quan "John" Xiaoyi (CEO)[1], Togbe Afede XIV (Founder)[2]

Africa World Airlines Limited (AWA) is a Ghanaian airline company with its head office in Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana,[3] and its main hub at Kotoka International Airport in Accra.


Africa World Airlines was incorporated in 2010. It is a joint venture between Hainan Airlines, China-Africa Development Fund, SSNIT and SAS Finance Group[4] .[5]


Current Fleet

The Africa World Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of June 2018):[6]

Africa World Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers
B E Total
Embraer ERJ-145LI 6 0 50 50[7]

Fleet development

Africa World Airlines took delivery on 30 August 2012 of its first Embraer 145 aircraft that will be used to operate domestic routes. .[8] A second aircraft was delivered on 8 September 2012.[9] These aircraft were previously operated by Tianjin Airlines which is a sister company within the HNA Group.[10]

Africa World Airlines has plans to increase its fleet size by adding Airbus 319 series of aircraft, as of yet the number of aircraft to be added is undefined.


Africa World Airlines operates the following scheduled services as of June 2018.[11] [12]

Sierra Leone


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