AFRINAT, was first established in 1993, but started providing scheduled services within West Africa in 2002. The carrier was based in Banjul International Airport, Gambia. Afrinat started with two aircraft, one Boeing 747 (411 passengers, 32 in business) and one Boeing 767 (250 passengers, 32 in business).In April 2003, Afrinat started daily flights connecting New York and Banjul, and serving as a regional hub to West African countries (Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, and Cameroon). However, Afrinat Airline, like many other airlines, wound up its operations as a results of market conditions out of their control in 2004.AFRINAT experienced a rebirth in 2013 as an airline of beauty, excitement and inspiration. The company announced plans to launch services from Accra to JFK airport, New York, USA, and between Accra and London, U.K, with a spacious state-of-the-art 777-300 aircraft. The neighboring countries took note and cleared the way for the regional jet to serve the West African nations of Ghana, Cameroon, Gambia and other East African countries, such as Zimbabwe and Namibia as well as new destinations.Afrinat International Airlines Limited is a wholly owned Ghanaian registered company, with registration number, CS350152014, and TIN C0003138321. Afrinat has obtained Air carrier License (ACL) from the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority and has been assigned designator 2F by IATA. Afrinat also has a license agreement with WorldTicket A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark and airline participating agreement with Travelport, Berkshire UK. The introduction of its services has been planned and programmed over a five-year period commencing in August 2018. The scheduled services will be complemented with commercial agreements with regional airlines both in Accra and New York to provide feeder and distribution services to the main operations.We are excited to bring to the industry an afford-able alternative to other carriers. Come on! Check us out as we take to the skies.
Afrinat Airline’s corporate vision is “to present a new face of Africa in business, become the leader in the African regional air transport industry by embarking on a cost-effective customer service delivery, technical excellence and safety”.This vision statement reflects the company’s long-term strategic plans for global operations, and guides strategic decisions in growing the business, especially beyond its current main market in the United States and Africa.Relating to corporate mission of the company, and associated services, Afrinat Airline states, “The mission of Afrinat is commitment to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and Company Spirit.”This mission statement is a reflection of the company’s approach to customer relations as well as its branding relative to other airline companies.
Afrinat global network offers passenger airline services, aircraft chartering, cargo services, tour operations and destinations. Our patrons benefit from our experience and strengths such as:•Unrivaled knowledge of local markets, customs and culture and access to unique databases.•A dedicated staff with a wealth of experience in the airline and other travel related industries•International offices that are fully owned by Afrinat, guaranteeing their full commitment to our partners’ business requirements.•A complete range of services which are tailored to fit our customer's size.•Professional expertise in marketing, sales and operations.•A large network of contacts in local and international markets.•Access to leaders and the decision-maker in each market.•Creative and innovative marketing concepts.
Afrinat Airline is a dynamic enterprise that operates airline representative offices in key destinations.Afrinat’s global network offers a low risk method of entering new national and international markets.Our team of professionals will support all your airline needs such as sales, marketing, promotion, finance, legal, cargo and much more.
Our wide range of services offers a fully comprehensive package to meet all the needs of a vibrant airline operating in today’s competitive markets.Afrinat have other related businesses to support the enterprise both in business unit model and joint venture model, these are;
•Passengers service, pre-flight and post flight preparation,•In-flight meals and beverages service,•Flight administrator service,•Duty-free products and souvenir merchandise,•Travel and traveling support service,•Flight service attendants training service (Joint venture),•Workforce provider service (Joint venture),•Aircraft fuel service (Joint venture),•Seat booking and reservation service (Joint venture),
Afrinat Cleartrip facilitates easy, fast and reliable air tickets booking platform for the Afrinat clients. We have compile and simplify air-ways information to help you in booking your air tickets and plan your complete trip. Afrinat International Airlines flight schedule should give you a fair idea of their flights operating across the world. You can view flight timings, flight numbers, flight arrivals and departures, via routes and the days on which they operate. A great deal of discounts on Afrinat International Airlines ticket booking are offered. Make sure you book your Afrinat International Airlines flight tickets well in advance in order to enjoy cheaper air fares.
One-month promotional round trip fares from New York are available to all four destinations, Banjul, the Gambia; Accra, Ghana or Abidjan, Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire) and Douala, Cameroon. This fare must be purchased seven days in advance of travel and is valid for stated period. Negotiations are underway with US domestic air carriers to eventually provide special add-on fares to connect with the JFK AFRINAT departures.
Afrinat will be a Travel Agent-friendly airline and will offer generous commissions to the travel agent and consolidator community. The Airline will offer a special IATA Travel Agent Discount on its Inaugural flight as well as most other flights. Afrinat encourages travel agents to take advantage of these discounts to visit West Africa and gain first-hand knowledge of Afrinat’s destinations.
Scholarships for students
Afrinat President, also noted that the Carrier would provide scholar-ships for students to visit Africa and encourage cross cultural exchanges between Americans and West Africans.
Samuel Ofori (President]Mr. Samuel Ofori is the founder and the President of Afrinat International Airline. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Nova University, Florida. Mr. Ofori in his early years worked for Bell Atlantic Systems before Setting up Afrinat International Airline.A shrewd business man, Mr. Ofori operated one of the biggest imports & export business withAfrica from Florida. Mr. Ofori is responsible for the strategic planning and overall implementation of Afrinat operations. He has given interviews to the BBC and ABTA laying out the strategy for Afrinat’s success. In 1990, Mr. Ofori managed Ghana Airways Hajj flights and in 1992 organized flights for the Gambia, Accra Jeddah and Saudi Arabia.
Hannah Ofori(Vice President]Mrs. Hannah Ofori graduated from KNUST, Ghana, with her bachelors in Nuclear Physics in 1995. She later attended University of Kansas in the US, where she earned her Doctorate in Pharmacy. A very sharp and astute individual, Mrs. Ofori has held managerial position of higher responsibility within the hospital and also as a management consultant for the Air Ambulance Medical Industry. She has been instrumental in carving strategic decisions for Afrinat Airlines. Mrs. Ofori has executive experience in negotiations, recruitment and business decision making.
Divine K. D Letsa(Director, Legal Services]Mr. Divine K.D. Letsa is a Senior Legal Practitioner in Ghana, with over 35years at the Bar. Mr. Letsa is also an international lawyer with vast experience in aviation and shipping laws. He has a number of articles to his credits and continues to nurture some juniorandupand coming lawyers; in their law firm (Bentsi-Enchi, Letsa and Ankomah).Mr.DivineLetsahas been working for Afrinat International Airlines for the past 15 years. He has a strong commercial experience and always makes sure Afrinat’s legal issues are on the right course.
Robert J. Mack (Director, Flight Operations]Mr. Robert J. Mack is a graduate from United States Marine Corps and Crowley’s Ridge College. Mr.Mack had an Aviation career that span 44 years with a diverse range of worldwide flight operations. He was a Lead Captain, Designated Check Airman for UAE, FAA Pilot Proficiency Examiner, Simulator Instructor Pilot, Line Check Airman, Security Liaison Officer andChief Operating Officer for VIP Charter/ Management Company in Hong Kong. Mr. Robert Mack is licensed and certified from former Saudi Arabia ATP, Former Cayman Islands ATP, current Nigeria NCAA Pilot License, Current ATP Bermuda Validation. He had no accidents, incidents or violations. He is a successful married man for 41 years.
Victor Adjarhore (Director, Maintenance Services]Mr. Victor Adjarhore is a strong engineering professional with a Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering Project Management on the side from Bournemouth University and an associate member of the Royal Aeronautical Society RAes, UK. He is currently a CAT Alicensed Engineer at SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance Bearwood, Poole in the United Kingdom. Mr Adjarhore had aB1 Licensed Aircraft Engineer and demonstrated history of working in the airline/aviation industry and business jets. He is a skilled Line and Base maintenance engineer.
Leonard Macsadjo (Director, Safety/Quality Services]Mr. Leonard Macsadjo is a BEng in Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics with strong working knowledge and understanding of Airframes, Maritime Combat and Mechanical systems. He has considerable experience of Platform testing for safety certification.Mr. Macsadjo researched whilst collaborating with multinational organizations and foreign government agencies to produce technical designs safety justifications addressing certain key non-conformances of as-pects of the UKT26 Global Combat Ship to UK and NATO Defense Standards.
Ernest Gyamfi(Chief Pilot/Instructor]Mr. Ernest Gyamfi is MSc holder in Aerospace Engineering from University of the West England. He also graduated from City of Bristol College in Aircraft Maintenance Engineer and Technology. Mr. Gyamfi is a qualified Aircraft and Supportability engineer with working experience on maintenance, repair and overhaul of the Airbus A300, A320, A321, A319, A318 and Boeing 757. He is familiar with working to aerospace manuals and quality standards. Mr. Ernest Gyamfi has good knowledge of the necessary industry standards from Aircraft structure systems: Wings, Fuel systems, hydraulic systems and Landing Gear.
Nicholas Adoboe-Mensah (Director, Finance and Administration]Mr. Nicholas Adoboe-Mensah is Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Consultant. He also holds a Master of Finance degree from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). He has over twenty years’ experience in finance, accounting, auditing and taxation. Nicholas worked as the Head of Accounts at the Water Research Institute and also as the Head of Finance and Accounts at the Food Research Institute, under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ghana. He later joined Lukoil Overseas Ghana Ltd, a vertically integrated oil and gas company as the Chief Accountant. Nicholas has a vast experience and international exposure in finance, accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management of projects funded by DANIDA, DFID, WHO, JICA and the World Bank. Currently, he is a partner of K Ackah & Co., a firm of chartered accountants and an adjunct lecturer, at the department of accounting, school of graduate studies of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), Accra, Ghana. Nicholas is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana), the South African Institute of tax professionals, Ghana Association of Re-structuring and Insolvency Advisors (GARIA), and a fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation (Ghana).
Sabi Sama Philip,MBA. (Country Manager -Cameroon]Sabi Sama obtained his bachelors in Finance from University of Massachusetts, Boston, and in 1982, completed his MBA at Bryant College Smithfield in Rhode Island, USA. Sabi Sama, begun his working life with Barclays Bank, Boston, USA, before moving to Cameroon to work for the National Social Insurance Fund in 1984. Sabi Sama has occupied numerous positions of higher responsibility within the National Social Insurance Fund and in 2002 was the Provincial Chief of East Center Province, Sabi Sama in a side business has been arranging air transportation for the oil fields in Cameroon and very experienced in the airline business.
Solomon Wedam Aseti,(Head of Information Technology IT]Solomon Wedam Aseti is a graduate from University for Development Studies in Navrongo, Ghana. He read Mathematical Science with Computer Science Option. He is currently the Managing Director of Tigura Enterprise, a star distributor of Accra Brewery products in the Upper West Region of Ghana. His Information Technology (IT) background has a lot to do with the successes and awards he acquired in the industry.