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Iberia launches flights to Ghana

17 July 2012
Iberia have scheduled two weekly flights to Accra, Tuesdays and Fridays and the only company with direct flights between Spain and Ghana.

Iberia launches flights to Ghana today, in the Gulf of Guinea. The Spanish airline offers a twice-weekly (Tuesdays and Fridays) from Madrid to the city of Accra. Iberia thus became the only company with direct flights between Spain and the African country.

The opening of this new route will give new impetus to European investment in the Gulf of Guinea, one of the fastest growing regions in Africa thanks to its energy reserves of oil and gas. The new destination serves to cover the growing interest of European tourism in the area.

For these flights, Iberia has scheduled Airbus A319 type aircraft with a capacity of 122 passengers and equipped with business class Club. The Business Club cabin has 14 seats, with a distribution of two seats on each side of the aisle and a separation between rows of up to 50 inches (1.27 meters). The seats are brand new, more spacious and with a width of 55 inches.


 Route Flight No.  Days of operation  Departure Time  Arrival
 Madrid -Accra IB3730  Tuesday and Friday 15:35 18:55
Accra- Madrid IB3731
Wednesday and Saturday


The opening of the route to Ghana strengthens the position of Iberia in Africa. Currently, Iberia offers flights to Algiers and Oran, Algeria, Casablanca, Marrakech, Rabat and Tangiers in Morocco, Dakar (Senegal), Cairo (Egypt), Lagos (Nigeria), Luanda (Angola) and Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) and opened the route to Nouakchott (Mauritania) last July 12. Iberia also flies in codeshare with other airlines to 11 other destinations in Africa.

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