Air Senegal has introduced direct flights between Accra and Dakar starting Monday, December 16th, 2019. This is in response to their recent meeting in Dakar, where both governments discussed the importance of direct flights between the two countries.
Minister for Aviation Kofi Adda said that this step would build a strong connection, and the overall connectivity of the continent will be improved. Further stating, “So now, when you want to go to Senegal, you don’t have to go to Bamako, Niger, nor Europe before coming back to Senegal. You can go straight to Dakar.”
Mrs. Gloria Poku, Ghana’s Ambassador to Senegal, said that this step would not only reduce the cost of traveling between Ghana and Senegal, but it will build a strong relationship among the people of both countries. furthermore, this step will improve the tourism, economic, and investment relationship between both countries.