SAA partners AWA to give Nigeria travellers seamless flight connection to Washington via Accra


South African Airways, Africa’s most awarded airline has signed an interline e-ticket agreement with Africa World Airlines to offer Nigeria travellers seamless connection to Washington DC, USA via Accra.

The South African Airways and Africa World Airlines partnership will result in one flight ticket issue to intending passengers flying to Washington from either Lagos or Abuja in Nigeria.

With 37 frequencies weekly flights from Lagos and Abuja to Accra, Africa World Airlines provides veritable connection service to feed the 4 weekly South African Airways Accra Washington flight.

According to Ohis Ehimiaghe, South African Airways Regional Manager, North, West and Central Africa, “The South African Airways and Africa World Airlines partnership is the shortest gateway to travel to Washington providing about 11 hours trip from West Africa to Washington. And with the core values of reliability and exceptional service, both airlines are poised to give passengers wonderful flying experience.”

South African Airways through the interline agreement with Africa World Airlines is permitted to issue the direct ticket from either Lagos or Abuja to Washington via Accra.

The South African Airways Accra Washington flight is serviced with state-of-the-art Airbus A330 aircraft fitted with High quality on-demand inflight system. The Business Class seat have a flat-bed design that is almost two metres long when fully extended alongside exquisite dining while the slim-line economy seats have generous leg-room for travelling comfort.

This interline agreement is the beginning of a stronger relationship with Africa World Airlines as South African Airways is in continuous discussion with the airline for a full codeshare agreement soon,” Kemi Leke-Bamtefa, South African Airways National Sales Manager Nigeria stated.

Kingsley Chima, Africa World Airlines Country Manager Nigeria described the interline agreement as a “win-win development for both airlines and most importantly, the passengers now have a seamless connection from West Africa to Washington, USA.”


Flight Schedule

Africa World Airlines                         Lagos & Abuja to Accra Flight

Lagos 4x Daily Departure Arrival  
  9:00 9:00  
  11:40 11:40  
  17:20 17:20  
  20:40 20:40  
Abuja 9x Weekly 13:10 daily 13:10 daily  
  8:00 Saturdays & Mondays 8:00 Saturdays & Mondays  



South African Airways           Accra to Washington Flight

4x Weekly Departure Arrival  
Mondays 23:35 06:25 next day  
Wednesdays 23:35 06:25 next day  
Fridays 23:35 06:25 next day  
Sundays 23:35 06:25 next day  



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