Ghana with daily flights from the United States
South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most award-winning airline, will increase the frequency of its non-stop flights between Washington DC-Dulles International Airport and Kotoka International Airport in Accra for daily service starting September 5.
SAA will be the only airline to offer daily non-stop flights between the United States of America and Ghana and will offer travellers convenient connections to more than 100 cities in the United States and Canada through its partner Star Alliance, United Airlines through Washington, DC-Dulles.
« We are very pleased to be the only airline to offer a daily non-stop flight between Washington DC and Ghana, » said Todd Neuman, Executive Vice President, North America, South African Airways. « There is a large Ghanaian community in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, as well as significant business opportunities between the two countries. In addition, Ghana has a wealth of beautiful beaches, a vibrant culture and has been a true pioneer in ecotourism. We look forward to attracting North American travellers to this incredible destination every day of the week. ”
The increase in SAA flights on this route will also support the partnership with Africa World Airlines by providing seamless connections between Accra and other destinations in West Africa, including Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria; Monrovia, Liberia and Freetown, Sierra Leone.
SAA flights between Washington-Dulles and Accra will operate on both Airbus A330-300 and Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The A330-300 features 46 180° flat beds with direct aisle access to each Premium business class seat and 203 economy class seats in a spacious and comfortable cabin.
The A330-200 offers 36 flat beds in Premium Business Class and 186 seats in Economy Class. Customers travelling in Premium Business and Economy Class will benefit from a wide menu of on-demand audio and visual entertainment options, seat power outlets, freshly prepared meals and a free bar service featuring award-winning South African wines.