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Ghana is a country in western Africa, bordered on the north and northwest by Burkina Faso, on the east by Togo, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by the Ivory Coast. Formerly a British colony known as the Gold Coast, Ghana became, in 1957, the first black nation in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve independence. The total area is 238,500 sq km (92,100 sq mi). Accra is Ghana's capital and largest city.

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June 16, 2017 Goldstar Airlines is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Accra Kotoka (ACC) [status change]
April 7, 2017 CiTylinK intends to restart in 2017 after a 5 year break [news]
October 9, 2016 Solenta Aviation Ghana is part of the South African group [added]

Airline

Operating Dates

[Renamed]  Aero Surveys   

2007* - 2009*

^ Comments : Starbow Airlines was founded in Oct2007 as Aero Surveys Ghana Limited. Rebranded as Air Shuttle & then current name. Launched international services on 13Aug2012 with flights between Accra and Cotonou

^ Genealogy : Aero Surveys Ghana >Air Shuttle >Starbow Airlines

[Active]  Aerogem Aviation   

2004 - date

^ Comments : Aerogem Aviation was founded in 2000 as Aerogem Cargo

^ Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation

[Renamed]  Aerogem Cargo   

2000 - 2004

^ Comments : Aerogem Aviation was founded in 2000 as Aerogem Cargo. Regional and international cargo charters

^ Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation

[Inactive]  Afra Airlines   

2003 - 2005

^ Comments : Afra Airlines was a privately owned Ghanaian airline, established in 2003 in Accra. Ceased trading in 2005

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[Unsure]  AfraCityLink   

2005 - 2005*

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[Active]  Africa World Airlines   

2012 - date

^ Comments : Africa World Airlines received its AOC on 04Mar2011 & launched services on 21Sep2012

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[Renamed]  Air Charter Express   

2007 - 2009

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^ Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways

[Inactive]  Air Ghana   

1994* - 2001

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[Active]  Air Ghana   

2013 - date

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[Inactive]  Air Link 2000 (Ghana Airlink)   

2000 - 2000

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[Renamed]  Air Shuttle   

2009* - 2011

^ Comments : Starbow Airlines was founded in Oct2007 as Aero Surveys Ghana Limited. Rebranded as Air Shuttle & then current name. Launched international services on 13Aug2012 with flights between Accra and Cotonou

^ Genealogy : Aero Surveys Ghana >Air Shuttle >Starbow Airlines

[Unsure]  Air Transafrik   

**** - ****

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[Unsure]  AirFutures   

**** - ****

^ Comments : No details available on AirFutures at present

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[Active]  Airlift International of Ghana   

2008 - date

^ Comments : Airlift International of Ghana was formed by Farzin Azima (brother of Farhad Azima)

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[Inactive]  Al-Waha Aviation   

1997 - 1998

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[Inactive]  Analinda Airlines   

1995* - 2001

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[Inactive]  Antrak Air Ghana   

2003 - 2015

^ Comments : Antrak Air Ghana was founded in 2001 & started operations in Sep2003. Suspended operations in 2015

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[Unsure]  Ashanti Airline Aviation   

1985* - 1995*

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[Unsure]  Cargo d'Or Airlines   

1993* - 1994*

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[Renamed]  Cargo Plus Airlines   

2003 - 2004

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^ Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways

[Inactive]  CargoPlus Aviation   

2004 - 2007

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^ Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways

[Restarting]  CiTylinK Airlines  updated

2003 - 2012

^ Comments : CiTylinK was formed in 1994 & scheduled domestic flights were introduced on 18Sep2003 as CiTylinK Airlines. Suspended operations on 12Aug2012. Intends to restart in 2017 after a 5 year break

^ Genealogy : CiTylinK Airlines >CTK CiTylinK

[Unsure]  Clipper International*   

1999* - 1999*

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[Unsure]  Continental Aviation (African Cargo)   

**** - ****

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[Inactive]  Continental Cargo Airlines   

1990* - 2001

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[Inactive]  CTK CiTylinK   

1994* - 2012

^ Comments : CTK CiTylinK was formed in 1994 & scheduled domestic flights were introduced on 18Sep2003 as CiTylinK Airlines. Suspended operations on 12Aug2012

^ Genealogy : CiTylinK Airlines >CTK CiTylinK

[Inactive]  Eagle Atlantic   

2013 - 2014

^ Comments : Eagle Atlantic commenced operations in Oct2013 and ceased in 2014

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[Unsure]  Excelsior Airlines   

1990s

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[Unsure]  Fan Airways   

1998* - 1999*

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[Inactive]  Fly540 Ghana   

2011 - 2014

^ Comments : Fly540 Ghana was founded in 10Nov2008 & started operations in Dec2011, Ceased on 29Apr2014. Intended to resume operations under as Royal Fly-Gh in late 2016

^ Genealogy : Fly540 Ghana >Royal Fly-Gh

[Unsure]  Geminair (Gemini Air Transport)   

1974* - 1978*

^ Comments : Geminair (Gemini Air Transport) was formed in 1974

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[Inactive]  Gemini Airlines   

1970s

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[Inactive]  General Mediterranean Airlines   

1990* - 2001

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[Inactive]  Ghana Airways   

1958 - 2004

^ Comments : Ghana Airways was formed on 04Jul1958 & commenced operations on 15Jul1958. Ceased operating in 2004 & was liquidated in Jun2005

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[Unsure]  Ghana Airways Airtours   

1974 - 1979*

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[Inactive]  Ghana International Airlines   

2005 - 2010

^ Comments : Ghana International Airlines launched with its inaugural flight from Accra to London on 29Oct2005

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[Active]  Gianair   

2010 - date

^ Comments : Gianair Ltd is a Private Limited Ghanaian Airline Company based in Accra which was incorporated on 29May2009 and commenced operations in Apr2010

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[Unsure]  GM Airlines (General Mediterranean Airlines)   

2002* - 2003*

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[Inactive]  Golden Airways   

1996* - 1998

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[Planned]  Goldstar Airlines   

2017 >

^ Comments : Goldstar intend to serve both the United Kingdom and the United States initially before expanding to China as a planned scheduled carrier based out of Accra Kotoka (ACC)

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[Inactive]  Imperial Cargo Airlines   

1991* - 1999

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[Unsure]  Jason Air   

2000* - 2000*

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[Inactive]  Johnsons Air   

1996 - 2008

^ Comments : Johnsons Air operated Ad-hoc cargo charter services out of Accra Kotoka International but ceased operations

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[Inactive]  Meridian Airways   

2009 - 2014*

^ Comments : Meridian Airways was Ghanian owned but served as its main hub at Ostend-Brugge. In 2014 fleet of DC-8's were among all planes of that type grounded by the Ghana government

^ Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways

[Inactive]  Muk Air Ghana   

1997* - 1999

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[Unsure]  Orlando Cargo Airline   

2011 - 2014*

^ Comments : Orlando Cargo Airline - at present little is known

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[Inactive]  Phoenix Aviation   

1981* - 1995

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[Unsure]  Pionair (Pioneer Airlines)   

1977* - 1979*

^ Comments : Pioneer Air Charter Services was founded in 1973 as Pioneer Air Charter Services

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Air Charter Services >Pioneer

[Renamed]  Pioneer Air Charter Services   

1974 - 1974*

^ Comments : Pioneer Air Charter Services was founded in 1973 as Pioneer Air Charter Services

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Air Charter Services >Pioneer

[Not started]  Pison Airways   

(2014)

^ Comments : Pison Airways (Accra) was reportedly aiming to launch operations in Dec2014

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[Not started]  Quincy International Airlines  updated

(2005)

^ Comments : Quincy International Airlines was set up by a group of French Ghanians to operate out of Accra to European destinations. Never started

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[Renamed]  Race Cargo Airlines   

1991* - 2003

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^ Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways

[Renamed]  Rainbow Cargo Express   

1991* - 1991*

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^ Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways

[Unsure]  Real Aviation   

**** - ****

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[Unsure]  Rossair   

2004* - 2005*

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[Not started]  Royal Fly-Gh   

(2016)

^ Comments : Fly540 Ghana was founded in 10Nov2008 & started operations in Dec2011, Ceased on 29Apr2014. Intended to resume operations under as Royal Fly-Gh in late 2016

^ Genealogy : Fly540 Ghana >Royal Fly-Gh

[Unsure]  Royal Ghanaian Airlines   

2004* - 2005*

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[Not started]  Sika Airlines   

(2012)

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[Not started]  Smile Air   

(2016)

^ Comments : Smile Air was founded in 2014 & is now hoping to start in late 2016

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[Inactive]  Sobel Air   

2001* - 2007

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[Active]  Solenta Aviation Ghana   

2014 - date

^ Comments : Solenta Aviation Ghana is part of the South African group

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[Inactive]  Southern Aviation   

1982* - 1997

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[Active]  Starbow Airlines   

2011 - date

^ Comments : Starbow Airlines was founded in Oct2007 as Aero Surveys Ghana Limited. Rebranded as Air Shuttle & then current name. Launched international services on 13Aug2012 with flights between Accra and Cotonou

^ Genealogy : Aero Surveys Ghana >Air Shuttle >Starbow Airlines

[Unsure]  Tramon Cargo   

**** - ****

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[Inactive]  Transafrican Air Cargo   

1985 - 1985

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[Active]  Unicorn Air   

2014* - date

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[Unsure]  West Africa AirCargo   

1977 - 1978*

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^ Genealogy : West Africa AirCargo >West Africa Airlines

[Not started]  West Africa Airlines   

(2003)

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[Inactive]  West Africa Airlines   

1977 - 1984

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^ Genealogy : West Africa AirCargo >West Africa Airlines

[Unsure]  West African Air Cargo   

1978* - 1978*

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[Unsure]  West Coast Airlines   

**** - ****

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[Active]  Zaabair   

2010 - date

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