Through diplomatic processes, United Nigeria Airlines Limited has been authorized to begin operating flights into Ghana.
United Nigeria Airlines Limited, with a base at Enugu International Airport and an office in Abuja, is anticipated to finish the necessary procedures and start conducting commercial flights into Ghana.
â€œâ€¦ United Nigeria Airline Company Limited from Nigeria has been designated through the diplomatic channels to commence commercial flight operations into Ghana,â€ Director-General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, Ing. Charles Kraikue, confirmed to AviationGhana.
AviationGhana sources say the Nigerian carrier, which operates a fleet of four Embraer ERJ-145LR and presently operates domestic flights to Lagos, Abuja, Enugu Owerri, Port Harcourt, Yenagoa, Anambra, Asaba, and Osubi, is also carefully planning its schedule and will announce it in the months ahead.
United Nigeria Airlines joins the list of Nigerian carriers designated through official channels to operate flights between Ghana and Nigeria such as Air Peace, Arik, Dana Air, and MedView.
Africa World Airlines (AWA) remains the only Ghanaian registered carrier designated to operate commercial flights into Nigeria.
AWA currently operates scheduled flights from its base in Accra to Kumasi, Takoradi, and Tamale. For regional flights, it services the Accra-Lagos-Accra and Accra-Abuja-Accra routes.