TAAG Angola Airlines is now live with its new regional route to Accra, Ghana from November 30 as it eyes further route expansion into 2023.
The Luanda-Accra-Luanda connection has three weekly frequencies, with flights on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. This new route suits the corporate segment needs allowing TAAG to offer a key connection Ghana <-> South Africa (with a stopover in Luanda) capitalizing the existent traffic between West Africa and Southern Africa, forming a solid connection for corporate travellers between South African destinations and Accra.
TAAG covers two key cities in South Africa: Johannesburg and Cape Town with plans to expand into Durban in 2023. While these destinations are attractive for tourism, TAAG positioned itself as a company of choice, capable of connecting South Africa – one of the largest economies on the continent – with the other destinations in Africa, Europe and the Americas operated by TAAG, leveraging Luanda as a stopover.
The Accra route is operated by a Boeing 737-700NG aircraft with 120 passengers as total capacity, 12 in business class and 108 in economy class. From November ahead, TAAG will offer 13 international destinations: Lisbon, Madrid, São Paulo, Havana, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Accra, Windhoek, Maputo, Kinshasa, Lagos, São Tomé including Luanda.
“We will continue our growth path by adding new routes, increasing frequencies in existing destinations, and upgrading the fleet. At the same time, we are fostering our enablers to have more and more passengers choosing TAAG as their airline of choice for domestic and international travels” said TAAG’s CEO, Eduardo Fairen, during the company’s Annual Meeting with the Travel Trade Agencies.
The airline has today 12/12/2022 also inaugurated its first flight into the Congo, offering two weekly flights between Luanda and Ponta Negra, the second largest city and main commercial center in the Republic of Congo