Articles Tagged ‘LFW’
Ghana growth curbed by cutbacks in 2017; Africa World Airlines is leading carrier; Lagos top destination
There were 4.53 million two-way seats available on flights serving Ghana in 2017, 4.0% down on the previous year. Despite this, the African nation has enjoyed a strong capacity growth spurt over the past 10 years. Nick Preston looks at Ghana’s capacity trends, and its leading airlines, airports and routes.
TAP Portugal begins twice-daily flights from Lisbon – also launches Abidjan and Lome services.
Ethiopian Airlines begins five weekly flights between Addis Ababa and Singapore.
Ethiopian Airlines begins thrice-weekly Addis Ababa – Lomé – New York Newark service – already serves Los Angeles and Washington Dulles.
Asky Airlines extends services from Lomé Airport in Togo to Bissau Airport, Guinea-Bissau, via Accra and Monrovia.
At least four new airlines launched in Africa in 2012, all with significant help from European partners. Ivorian Air Cote d’Ivoire launched only three months ago, but already managed to become Abidjan Airport’s largest carrier.
Asky Airlines commences services from Lome in Togo to Dakar in Senegal via Bamako in Mali.
Air Côte d’Ivoire starts new routes from Abidjan to Brazzaville in Congo, Bamako in Mali and Lome in Togo.
Although it has been a slow week in terms of new route launches, we have excellent photo coverage to go with the 12 new routes launched. Read about new services starting all over the world; in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and the Middle East.
This week, the world’s 64 new routes have had a global spread, with every continent represented with multiple new routes. US airports have seen the most launches, but the week has also seen landmark events elsewhere, such as the opening of a brand-new airport in Tibet and the first international route in 18 years at […]