Africa World Airlines held a press conference in Freetown to mark the start of its services from Accra on 21 May. The carrier plans to operate three weekly flights on the 1,473-kilometre sector using its ERJ 145s.
- Africa World Airlines initiated flights between Accra (ACC), the destination for Routes Africa 2018, and Freetown (FNA) on 21 May. The airline will operate the 1,473-kilometre sector three times weekly (Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays) using its fleet of ERJ 145s, of which it currently has six when consulting the carrier’s website and OAG schedules. The route from Accra to Freetown is presently served by ASKY Airlines (four times weekly) and Fly Mid Africa (twice-weekly), while Kenya Airways also offers three weekly services on its link from Nairobi which operates via the Ghanaian capital.