South African Airways Inaugurates Washington Dulles-Accra, Ghana Route
South African Airways announced the launch of new non-stop service between Washington, D.C. and Accra, Ghana. The carrier will operate the route with continuing service to Johannesburg, South Africa from Accra.
Flights will depart four times a week, and the airline is operating the service with Airbus A340-600 aircraft.
Flights depart at 5:40 p.m., on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from Washington Dulles International Airport and arrive at Accra’s Kotoka International Airport at 7:40 a.m. the next day. The continuing flight to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport will depart at 8:40 a.m. and arrive at 4:30 p.m.
Flights from Johannesburg depart at 5:25 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, arriving in Accra at 9:45 p.m. Continuing service from Accra to Washington Dulles will depart at 10:45 p.m. and arrive at 6:05 a.m. the next morning.
South African Airways’ A340-600s are configured with 42 lie-flat seats in business class and 275 seats in economy class. Business-class seats are 23.7” wide, and have a pitch of 73”.
The new service will be the only non-stop flight between Washington D.C. and the country of Ghana.
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