The Africa World Airlines (AWA), one of the newest to be launched in Monrovia yesterday, December 12, 2017 officially opened its door In Liberia for the provision of a most reliable, connivance and professional servers to the people of Liberia and the sub region.
The occasion held at the Farmington Hotel at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) which was colorful brought together dignitaries from both countries (Ghana and Liberia) and journalists from the two countries to witness this historical occasion.
The arrival of the AWA Maiden flight to Liberia was made possible through the instrumentality of Joseph Wamah, Managing Director of Jos Travel Services, a local agent for airlines in Liberia, at a brief ceremony, the Managing Director of the RIA, Bako Freeman praised the effort of AWA for selecting Liberia, which he noted shows that the country is moving forward.
He said such efforts being applied by the AWA, and the collaboration has helped to open door for greater opportunities for both countries, and further expressed happiness that it is his hope for the airlines to stay in the country for the longest. For his part, the Chief Operation Officer of the RIA, Samuel Thompson lauded the Liberian Government and people for allowing the airlines to extend its services to the country.
The Co-Chairman of the AWA, Togbe Afedee XIV in a joyous disposition lauded the efforts of the host country, Liberia for given his entity the opportunity to invest in Liberia, and said there is a need for Africans to work together and replace fear with hope, and noting that development is good.
“We are looking for integration of Africa because integration is part of the creation of AWA. This means, we must open our continent. We have come to ensure that our people can move safely across Africa. AWA has come to stay,” He said.
Speaking on behalf of the Liberian Government, and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia’s Finance & Development Minister, Boama Kamara who praise the initiative, embraced the move by the management of AWA for what he calls the real bilateral relationship between the Ghana and Liberia.
“This is a real development for West Africa and the continent of Africa. We believe that your services are real, reliable and safe. This is what we have been looking for,” Minister Kamara added.