South African Airways begins Washington D.C. to Accra, Ghana flights

South African Airways said it is expanding its West African network, celebrating its inaugural flights between Washington D.C. and Accra, Ghana, on August 3, 2015.

Two flights were operated with Airbus A340-600 aircraft, featuring 42 full-flat 180 degree beds in Premium Business Class and 275 seats in Economy Class.

With the introduction of this new flight, SAA is providing the only nonstop flight between Washington D.C. and Ghana, as well as the only Skytrax 4-Star rated airline service and world-class quality from North America to the entire West Africa region.

South African Airways also offers convenient connections from over 50 markets in the US and Canada through its airline partners United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Virgin America via Washington, D.C.-Dulles.

South African Airways, South Africa´s national flag carrier and the continent´s most awarded airline, serves 67 destinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express, Airlink and its low cost carrier Mango.