White House or Black Star Square? SAA ups nonstop service between Washington and Accra

2019-01-03 10:30
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South African Airways (SAA) will increase its frequency on nonstop flights between Accra’s Kotoka International Airport and Washington, DC-Dulles International Airport to five days weekly starting 1 April 2019. SAA offers the only nonstop flight between Ghana and Washington DC.

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“SAA continues to see growing demand for our nonstop Accra service and this increase in our frequency will give our business and leisure customers more options,” said Todd Neuman, SAA’s regional general manager for North America.

“Our service between Accra and Washington-Dulles has been a resounding success from its inception in 2015 and we are very pleased to further develop the route with the introduction of a fifth weekly flight.”

Birds eye view of the West Facade of the U.S. Capi(Photo: Washington DC, iStock)

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SAA’s flights from Johannesburg to Accra will be available five days a week with continuing service to Washington operating on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. In addition, SAA will continue to operate flights between Washington DC-Dulles and Dakar, Senegal and onwards to Johannesburg, two days per week, providing service on the only wide-body aircraft flying nonstop between the US and Senegal.

Birds eye view of the West Facade of the U.S. Capi(Photo: Black Star Square in Accra, iStock)

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The new flight schedule is as follows (all times are local):

SA 210

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Depart Washington DC - IAD: 17:40

Arrive Accra: 08:00 +1

Depart Accra: 09:00

Arrive Johannesburg: 16:45 +1

SA 209

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

Depart Johannesburg: 18:35 

Arrive Accra: 22:35 

Depart Accra: 23:35

Arrive Washington DC - IAD: 06:25 +1

*Note that +1 is the following day

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