January 31, 2020: Cabo Verde Airlines and Africa World Airlines announced a close partnership to improve the connectivity in West Africa with Europe, North America, and South America.

From February 1, Cabo Verde Airlines and Africa World Airlines will start an integrated selling operation for the routes of both airlines.

Cabo Verde Airlines is a scheduled air carrier flying non-stop to a number of destinations in Africa but also to Europe, South and North America from its international hub on Sal Island.

With this partnership, Africa World Airlines’ passengers will be able to connect through Cabo Verde Airlines’ hub on Sal Island with other routes of the airlines, like Dakar (Senegal) and the Cape Verdean islands of Santiago, São Filipe, and São Vicente.

Cabo Verde Airlines offers regular flights to Lisbon, Paris, Milan, and Rome (Europe), Boston and Washington, DC (US), and to the Brazilian cities of Fortaleza, Porto Alegre, Recife, and Salvador.

Africa World Airlines, in turn, operates to five cities within Ghana - Accra, Kumasi, Tamale, Takoradi, and Wa. Africa World Airlines also serves Lagos – point of connection with Cabo Verde Airlines and Abuja in Nigeria, Monrovia in Liberia, as well as Freetown in Sierra Leone and Abidjan in Ivory Coast.

Jens Bjarnason, CEO and president of Cabo Verde Airlines stated, “We are very pleased with this partnership with Africa World Airlines, which will definitely bring even more connectivity to West African countries. It is very important for CVA to create strategic partnerships to widen CVA’s range in West Africa, a growing market which is very important to us”.

Michael Cheng Luo, CEO of Africa World Airlines said, "AWA is happy to add Cabo Verde Airlines as our latest interline partner, to connect passengers throughout our home markets in West Africa.”

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