United Airlines Inaugurates Washington D.C. To Ghana Flights

Last night, United Airlines launched the first flight of its new service to Accra, Ghana from Washington DC, United States. The carrier is now operating a thrice-weekly service to the West African city from Dulles International.

On its way

Flight UA996 is scheduled to leave Dulles International Airport at 18:15 every Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday each week to land at Kotoka International Airport at 08:40 the next morning. On the return, UA997 is scheduled to leave Accra at 23:45 on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday to arrive in the DC area at 06:30 the next day.

Last night’s flight left Dulles 54 minutes late, but the 787-8 still arrived ahead of schedule, at 08:07.

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Dulles International is undoubtedly proud of this launch. On Twitter, it shared a video of a vibrant ceremony to mark the commencement.source