Airways (SAA) launched its inaugural flights between Washington and Accra,
Ghana, on Aug. 3.
introduction of this new flight, SAA is providing the only nonstop flight
between Washington and Ghana. The airline is operating flights to Accra four
days a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Flights depart in
Washington at 5:40 p.m. and arrive in Accra the following day at 7:40 a.m.; connecting
flights to Johannesburg depart at 8:40 a.m. Return flights leave Accra on
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 10:45 p.m. and arrive in Washington
the following day at 6:05 a.m. Flights are operated with Airbus A340-600
aircraft, featuring 42 full-flat 180-degree beds in Premium Business Class and
275 seats in Economy Class.
Marc Cavaliere, executive
vice president, Americas, for SAA, said: “There is a large Ghanaian community
in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. and Baltimore area as well as significant
business trade opportunities between the two countries. We are now providing convenient world-class
service in this market.”
For reservations and
information, visit www.flysaa.com.