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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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20Sep2017

Aberdair Aviation is a Accra Kotoka (ACC) based passenger charter carrier [added]

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]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Aberdair Aviation  added in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aberdair Aviation is a Accra Kotoka (ACC) based passenger charter carrier

Aero Surveys   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aero Surveys Ghana >Air Shuttle >Starbow Airlines
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

Aerogem Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2004 - date
Airline Code : -- : GCK
Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation
Comments : Aerogem Aviation was founded in 2000 as Aerogem Cargo

Aerogem Cargo   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : GCK
Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation
Comments : Aerogem Aviation was founded in 2000 as Aerogem Cargo. Regional and international cargo charters

Afra Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : UAG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Afra Airlines was a privately owned Ghanaian airline, established in 2003 in Accra. Ceased trading in 2005

AfraCityLink   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005 - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Africa World Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : AW : AFW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Africa World Airlines received its AOC on 04Mar2011 & launched services on 21Sep2012

Air Charter Express   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007 - 2009
Airline Code : P4 : ACE
Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Ghana (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : GHN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Ghana (ii)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Link 2000 (Ghana Airlink)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Shuttle   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2009* - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aero Surveys Ghana >Air Shuttle >Starbow Airlines
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

Air Transafrik   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

AirFutures   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No details available on AirFutures at present

Airlift International of Ghana   

Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Airline Code : -- : ALE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Airlift International of Ghana was formed by Farzin Azima (brother of Farhad Azima)

Al-Waha Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Analinda Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Antrak Air Ghana   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2015
Airline Code : O4 : ABV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Antrak Air Ghana was founded in 2001 & started operations in Sep2003. Suspended operations in 2015

Ashanti Airline Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1985* - 1995*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Cargo d'Or Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1993* - 1994*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Cargo Plus Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ACE
Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

CargoPlus Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ACE
Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

CiTylinK Airlines  updated in 2017

Status : Restarting

Dates :

2003 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CiTylinK Airlines >CTK CiTylinK
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

Clipper International*   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Continental Aviation (African Cargo)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Continental Cargo Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : CCL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

CTK CiTylinK   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994* - 2012
Airline Code : -- : CTQ
Genealogy : CiTylinK Airlines >CTK CiTylinK
Comments : CTK CiTylinK was formed in 1994 & scheduled domestic flights were introduced on 18Sep2003 as CiTylinK Airlines. Suspended operations on 12Aug2012

Eagle Atlantic   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2013 - 2014
Airline Code : -- : EAB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Eagle Atlantic commenced operations in Oct2013 and ceased in 2014

Excelsior Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Fan Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : FGH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Fly540 Ghana   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2014
Airline Code : -- : FOX
Genealogy : Fly540 Ghana >Royal Fly-Gh
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

Geminair (Gemini Air Transport)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1974* - 1978*
Airline Code : GP : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Geminair (Gemini Air Transport) was formed in 1974

Gemini Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

General Mediterranean Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Ghana Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1958 - 2004
Airline Code : GH : GHA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Ghana Airways was formed on 04Jul1958 & commenced operations on 15Jul1958. Ceased operating in 2004 & was liquidated in Jun2005

Ghana Airways Airtours   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1974 - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Ghana International Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2010
Airline Code : GO : GHB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Ghana International Airlines launched with its inaugural flight from Accra to London on 29Oct2005

Gianair   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Gianair Ltd is a Private Limited Ghanaian Airline Company based in Accra which was incorporated on 29May2009 and commenced operations in Apr2010

GM Airlines (General Mediterranean Airlines)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Golden Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1998
Airline Code : -- : GOG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Goldstar Airlines   

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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)

Imperial Cargo Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991* - 1999
Airline Code : -- : IMG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Jason Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2000* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Johnsons Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : JON
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Johnsons Air operated Ad-hoc cargo charter services out of Accra Kotoka International but ceased operations

Meridian Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2014*
Airline Code : -- : MAG
Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways
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

Muk Air Ghana   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 1999
Airline Code : -- : MUG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Orlando Cargo Airline   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2011 - 2014*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Orlando Cargo Airline - at present little is known

Phoenix Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1981* - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Pionair (Pioneer Airlines)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1977* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Pioneer Air Charter Services >Pioneer
Comments : Pioneer Air Charter Services was founded in 1973 as Pioneer Air Charter Services

Pioneer Air Charter Services   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1974 - 1974*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Pioneer Air Charter Services >Pioneer
Comments : Pioneer Air Charter Services was founded in 1973 as Pioneer Air Charter Services

Pison Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Pison Airways (Accra) was reportedly aiming to launch operations in Dec2014

Quincy International Airlines  updated in 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Quincy International Airlines was set up by a group of French Ghanians to operate out of Accra to European destinations. Never started

Race Cargo Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991* - 2003
Airline Code : -- : RCN
Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

Rainbow Cargo Express   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991* - 1991*
Airline Code : -- : RBO
Genealogy : Rainbow Cargo Express >Race Cargo Airlines + Cargo Plus Airlines => Cargoplus Aviation >ACE >Meridian Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

Real Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Rossair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Royal Fly-Gh   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fly540 Ghana >Royal Fly-Gh
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

Royal Ghanaian Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : RGA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Sika Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Smile Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Smile Air was founded in 2014 & is now hoping to start in late 2016

Sobel Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : SBL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Solenta Aviation Ghana   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Solenta Aviation Ghana is part of the South African group

Southern Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982* - 1997
Airline Code : -- : STV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Starbow Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2011 - date
Airline Code : S9 : IKM
Genealogy : Aero Surveys Ghana >Air Shuttle >Starbow Airlines
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

Tramon Cargo   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Transafrican Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1985 - 1985
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Unicorn Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

West Africa AirCargo   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1977 - 1978*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : West Africa AirCargo >West Africa Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time

West Africa Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

West Africa Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1984
Airline Code : KY : ---
Genealogy : West Africa AirCargo >West Africa Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time

West African Air Cargo   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1978*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

West Coast Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : WCG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Zaabair   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

 

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