Starbow Airlines to add two more BAe 146s

Starbow Airlines (Accra) is planning to add additional BAe 146s.

The new airline issued the following statement:

“Aero Surveys Limited, a West African regional carrier, operating under the commercial name ”Starbow” has just finalized the lease of another two BAe 146 jetliners bringing its total fleet size to four jets in less than six months.

Starbow started domestic operations in Ghana on Monday September 26, 2011 with its maiden flight to Kumasi. Starbow’s patronage has increased overwhelmingly since it commenced operations and now serves Kumasi with 16 flights a week, Tamale with 7 flights a week and Takoradi with 5 flights a week.

Regionally, Starbow plans to offer direct air services from Accra, Ghana to capital cities of neighbouring countries in the second quarter of 2012 namely, Abidjan in the Ivory Coast, Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Monrovia in Liberia and Cotonou in Benin.

Starbow is leasing the aircraft from Riva Investments Limited, a lessor based in the British Virgin Islands, which has purchased the aircraft from Falko Regional Aircraft Limited. Delivery of the aircraft is scheduled in May 2012.”

Copyright Photo: Keith Burton.