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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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October 9, 2016Solenta Aviation Ghana is part of the South African group [added]
October 9, 2016Smile Air was founded in 2014 & is now hoping to start in late 2016 [status change]
October 9, 2016Johnsons Air operated Ad-hoc cargo charter services out of Accra Kotoka International but ceased operations [status change]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

Aero Surveys

2007* - 2009*Renamed

^ 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

Aerogem Aviation

2004 - dateActive

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

^ Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation

Aerogem Cargo

2000 - 2004Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation

Afra Airlines

2003 - 2005Inactive

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

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AfraCityLink

2005 - 2005*Status?

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Africa World Airlines

2012 - dateActive

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

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Air Charter Express

2007 - 2009Renamed

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

Air Ghana

1994* - 2001Inactive

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Air Ghana

2013 - dateActive

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Air Link 2000 (Ghana Airlink)

2000 - 2000Inactive

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Air Shuttle

2009* - 2011Renamed

^ 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

Air Transafrik

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

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AirFutures

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments : No details available on AirFutures at present

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Airlift International of Ghana

2008 - dateActive

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

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Al-Waha Aviation

1997 - 1998Inactive

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Analinda Airlines

1995* - 2001Inactive

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Antrak Air Ghana

2003 - 2015Inactive

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

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Ashanti Airline Aviation

1985* - 1995*Status?

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Cargo d'Or Airlines

1993* - 1994*Status?

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Cargo Plus Airlines

2003 - 2004Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

CargoPlus Aviation

2004 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments :  

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

CiTylinK Airlines

2003 - 2004*Inactive

^ 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

Clipper International*

1999* - 1999*Status?

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Continental Aviation (African Cargo)

**** - ****Status?

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Continental Cargo Airlines

1990* - 2001Inactive

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CTK CiTylinK

1994* - 2012Inactive

^ 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

Eagle Atlantic

2013 - 2014Inactive

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

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Excelsior Airlines

1990sStatus?

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Fan Airways

1998* - 1999*Status?

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Fly540 Ghana

2011 - 2014Inactive

^ Comments : Fly540 Ghana ceased operations on 29Apr2014. Intendes to resume operations under as Royal Fly-Gh in late 2016

^ Genealogy : Fly540 Ghana >Royal Fly-Gh

Geminair (Gemini Air Transport)

1974* - 1978*Status?

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

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Gemini Airlines

1970sInactive

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General Mediterranean Airlines

1990* - 2001Inactive

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Ghana Airways

1958 - 2004Inactive

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

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Ghana Airways Airtours

1974 - 1979*Status?

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Ghana International Airlines

2005 - 2010Inactive

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

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Gianair

2010 - dateActive

^ 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)

2002* - 2003*Status?

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Golden Airways

1996* - 1998Inactive

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Goldstar Airlines

(2015)Began?

^ Comments : Goldstar intend to serve both the United Kingdom and the United States initially before expanding to China

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Imperial Cargo Airlines

1991* - 1999Inactive

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Jason Air

2000* - 2000*Status?

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Johnsons Air

1996 - 2008Inactive

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

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Meridian Airways

2009 - 2014*Inactive

^ 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

Muk Air Ghana

1997* - 1999Inactive

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Orlando Cargo Airline

2011 - 2014*Status?

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

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Phoenix Aviation

1981* - 1995Inactive

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Pionair (Pioneer Airlines)

1977* - 1979*Status?

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

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Air Charter Services >Pioneer

Pioneer Air Charter Services

1974 - 1974*Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Air Charter Services >Pioneer

Pison Airways

(2014)Began?

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

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Quincy International Airlines

(2005)Began?

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Race Cargo Airlines

1991* - 2003Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

Rainbow Cargo Express

1991* - 1991*Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

Real Aviation

**** - ****Status?

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Rossair

2004* - 2005*Status?

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Royal Fly-Gh

2016 >Planned

^ Comments : Fly540 Ghana ceased operations on 29Apr2014. Intendes to resume operations under as Royal Fly-Gh in late 2016

^ Genealogy : Fly540 Ghana >Royal Fly-Gh

Royal Ghanaian Airlines

2004* - 2005*Status?

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Sika Airlines

(2012)Began?

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Smile Air

2016 >Planned

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

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Sobel Air

2001* - 2007Inactive

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Solenta Aviation Ghana

2014 - dateActive

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

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Southern Aviation

1982* - 1997Inactive

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Starbow Airlines

2011 - dateActive

^ 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

Tramon Cargo

**** - ****Status?

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Transafrican Air Cargo

1985 - 1985Inactive

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Unicorn Air

2014* - dateActive

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West Africa AirCargo

1977 - 1978*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : West Africa AirCargo >West Africa Airlines

West Africa Airlines

(2003)Began?

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West Africa Airlines

1977 - 1984Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : West Africa AirCargo >West Africa Airlines

West African Air Cargo

1978* - 1978*Status?

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West Coast Airlines

**** - ****Status?

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Zaabair

2010 - dateActive

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