Africa World Airlines celebrated its 4 millionth passenger since inception in September 2012 at the Kotoka International Airport on 31st October, 2023.
Rodney Olusola Adewole, the 4 millionth Passenger, who was checked in at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, received a resounding welcome at the T3 arrival of the Kotoka International Airport.
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He was presented with AWA’s miniature aircraft and four return tickets to any of the airline’s destinations.
Kwasi Oteng, chief operating officer, said “the 4 millionth Passenger is not just a statistic. It is a symbol of the trust, support, and relationships that have been built over the years. This milestone is a testament to our commitment to excellence, and it is the beginning of a new chapter in our airline’s journey.”
Oteng added that, “the journey to 4 million passengers has been incredible, but there is still much more to achieve. We are committed to raising the bar even higher, delivering unparalleled service, and creating more magical moments for our passengers.”
Hassan Suleman Tampuli, Ghana’s deputy minister for transport, in a keynote said that AWA consistency in operation has led the company to be the leading airline with the highest market share in Ghana.
He added that Ghana has signed to a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) which will help reduce taxes when travelling by air to African countries, therefore AWA should capitalise on the agreement to improve connectivity in the African region.
Tampuli urged AWA to acquire more fleet, increase frequency and also expand its networks.
The awardee speaking at the mini durbar organised to welcome him at the arrival hall of Kotoka International Airport, said the acknowledgement came to him as a surprise.
He mentioned that he frequently flies and has flown with the airline 18 times since the beginning of the year due to the reliability and adherence to safety standards.