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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.

Latest updates

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

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 Status Operating Dates

Aero Surveys   

Renamed 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

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Aerogem Aviation   

Active 2004 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation

^ Airline Code : -- : GCK

Aerogem Cargo   

Renamed 2000 - 2004

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

^ Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation

^ Airline Code : -- : GCK

Afra Airlines   

Inactive 2003 - 2005

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

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^ Airline Code : -- : UAG

AfraCityLink   

Unsure 2005 - 2005*

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Africa World Airlines   

Active 2012 - date

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

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^ Airline Code : AW : AFW

Air Charter Express   

Renamed 2007 - 2009

^ Comments :  

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

^ Airline Code : P4 : ACE

Air Ghana (i)   

Inactive 1994* - 2001

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : GHN

Air Ghana (ii)   

Active 2013 - date

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Air Link 2000 (Ghana Airlink)   

Inactive 2000 - 2000

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Air Shuttle   

Renamed 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

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Air Transafrik   

Unsure **** - ****

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AirFutures   

Unsure **** - ****

^ Comments : No details available on AirFutures at present

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Airlift International of Ghana   

Active 2008 - date

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

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^ Airline Code : -- : ALE

Al-Waha Aviation   

Inactive 1997 - 1998

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Analinda Airlines   

Inactive 1995* - 2001

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Antrak Air Ghana   

Inactive 2003 - 2015

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

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^ Airline Code : O4 : ABV

Ashanti Airline Aviation   

Unsure 1985* - 1995*

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Cargo d'Or Airlines   

Unsure 1993* - 1994*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Cargo Plus Airlines   

Renamed 2003 - 2004

^ Comments :  

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

^ Airline Code : -- : ACE

CargoPlus Aviation   

Inactive 2004 - 2007

^ Comments :  

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

^ Airline Code : -- : ACE

CiTylinK Airlines  updated

Restarting 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

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Clipper International*   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Continental Aviation (African Cargo)   

Unsure **** - ****

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Continental Cargo Airlines   

Inactive 1990* - 2001

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : CCL

CTK CiTylinK   

Inactive 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

^ Airline Code : -- : CTQ

Eagle Atlantic   

Inactive 2013 - 2014

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

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^ Airline Code : -- : EAB

Excelsior Airlines   

Unsure 1990s

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Fan Airways   

Unsure 1998* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : FGH

Fly540 Ghana   

Inactive 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

^ Airline Code : -- : FOX

Geminair (Gemini Air Transport)   

Unsure 1974* - 1978*

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

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^ Airline Code : GP : ---

Gemini Airlines   

Inactive 1970s

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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General Mediterranean Airlines   

Inactive 1990* - 2001

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Ghana Airways   

Inactive 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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^ Airline Code : GH : GHA

Ghana Airways Airtours   

Unsure 1974 - 1979*

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Ghana International Airlines   

Inactive 2005 - 2010

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

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^ Airline Code : GO : GHB

Gianair   

Active 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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GM Airlines (General Mediterranean Airlines)   

Unsure 2002* - 2003*

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Golden Airways   

Inactive 1996* - 1998

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : GOG

Goldstar Airlines   

Planned 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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Imperial Cargo Airlines   

Inactive 1991* - 1999

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^ Airline Code : -- : IMG

Jason Air   

Unsure 2000* - 2000*

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Johnsons Air   

Inactive 1996 - 2008

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

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^ Airline Code : -- : JON

Meridian Airways   

Inactive 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

^ Airline Code : -- : MAG

Muk Air Ghana   

Inactive 1997* - 1999

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^ Airline Code : -- : MUG

Orlando Cargo Airline   

Unsure 2011 - 2014*

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

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Phoenix Aviation   

Inactive 1981* - 1995

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Pionair (Pioneer Airlines)   

Unsure 1977* - 1979*

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

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Air Charter Services >Pioneer

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Pioneer Air Charter Services   

Renamed 1974 - 1974*

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

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Air Charter Services >Pioneer

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Pison Airways   

Not started (2014)

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

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Quincy International Airlines  updated

Not started (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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Race Cargo Airlines   

Renamed 1991* - 2003

^ Comments :  

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

^ Airline Code : -- : RCN

Rainbow Cargo Express   

Renamed 1991* - 1991*

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

^ Airline Code : -- : RBO

Real Aviation   

Unsure **** - ****

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Rossair   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

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Royal Fly-Gh   

Not started (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

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Royal Ghanaian Airlines   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

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^ Airline Code : -- : RGA

Sika Airlines   

Not started (2012)

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Smile Air   

Not started (2016)

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

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Sobel Air   

Inactive 2001* - 2007

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^ Airline Code : -- : SBL

Solenta Aviation Ghana   

Active 2014 - date

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

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Southern Aviation   

Inactive 1982* - 1997

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^ Airline Code : -- : STV

Starbow Airlines   

Active 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

^ Airline Code : S9 : IKM

Tramon Cargo   

Unsure **** - ****

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Transafrican Air Cargo   

Inactive 1985 - 1985

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Unicorn Air   

Active 2014* - date

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West Africa AirCargo   

Unsure 1977 - 1978*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : West Africa AirCargo >West Africa Airlines

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West Africa Airlines   

Not started (2003)

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West Africa Airlines   

Inactive 1977 - 1984

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^ Genealogy : West Africa AirCargo >West Africa Airlines

^ Airline Code : KY : ---

West African Air Cargo   

Unsure 1978* - 1978*

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West Coast Airlines   

Unsure **** - ****

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^ Airline Code : -- : WCG

Zaabair   

Active 2010 - date

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