South African Airways Adds Flights Between Washington, DC and Accra, Ghana

South African AirwaysSouth African Airways will launch new nonstop service between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport on August 3.

With the introduction of this new flight, SAA will be providing the only nonstop flight between Washington D.C. and Ghana, as well as the only Skytrax 4-Star rated airline service from North America to the entire West Africa region.

South African Airways’ flights to Accra will be available four days a week with continuing service to Johannesburg, South Africa, operating on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. SAA will reduce its current flights from Washington D.C.-Dulles to Dakar, Senegal, and onwards to Johannesburg, to three days a week, operating on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

To celebrate the launch of this new route, South African Airways offers special introductory fares of $899 roundtrip (restrictions apply), available for purchase from May 27 to June 26, 2015, for travel between August 3 and October 31, 2015.

Tickets for the new service to Accra are now available for sale.