Africa World Airlines (AWA) is promising to strengthen its position as the best airline in Nigeria.
AWA emerged the first of top five international carriers in Africa’s populous nation.
Independent research conducted by organisers of Jabamah Travel Awards listed AWA as the best followed by Turkish Airline, Germany’s Lufthansa, Nigeria’s Air Peace and British Airways.
The ranking was based on the 2021 executive summary of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on international and domestic airlines that operated from the country in the year 2021.
Speaking to the media, Chairman of AWA, Togbe Afede XIV said AWA is committed to providing travel comfort and safety for all customers.
He stressed that AWA had the vision and mission to be the leading airline in Africa, delivering a world class service and connecting Africa to the world through the most efficient, safe and reliable air transport service and that the ranking would challenge them to be more determined in achieving that.
“Management and staff are committed to our services to our priceless passengers. Winning an award is actually a challenge thrown in advance for better performance. We’re committed to improving upon our services and that includes minimising delays.”
“Holding all other things constant, we hope to improve on departure and arrival time, enhance on safety and meeting customers’ needs on departure, onboard and arrival,” Togbe Afede XIV pointed out.
Africa World Airlines, a privately held airline founded by Togbe Afede XIV and incorporated on November 15, 2010 embarked on its first revenue flight on September 21, 2012.
It flies to domestic and regional locations along the West Africa’s coast.