South African Airways has signed an interline e-ticket agreement with Africa World Airlines (AWA) to increase seamless travel experience to Nigerians to connect Washington DC, United States via Accra, Ghana.
According to the airline, the 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 four weekly South African Airways Accra Washington flight.
Mr. Ehimiaghe stated that through the interline agreement, that with AWA was 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,” he said.
In her own reaction, South African Airways National Sales Manager Nigeria, Kemi Leke-Bamtefa said the interline agreement was 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.