Africa One

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Africa 1)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Africa One
IATA ICAO Callsign
- CFR -
Founded29 April 2002
Company sloganThe Continent's Airline
Parent companyAvient Aviation
HeadquartersKinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Key peopleFrederick Obbo (CEO)

Africa One was a privately owned pan-African airline that was financed by Boeing Capital Corporation. It was initially based in Entebbe, Uganda, with aircraft wet leased from Africa One Services, registered in Ireland. Africa One Congo, although having a very similar name, was not related to the company and the company was not the operator of the An-26 that crashed in the DRC in 2007. Africa One operated in years 2002-2004.

History[edit]

Destinations[edit]

Africa One initially was announced 29 April 2002 using DC-9s to serve Entebbe, Lagos, Freetown, Sierra Leone, and Banjul Gambia with bi-weekly service from those cities to London Gatwick[citation needed] and Dubai by DC-10.

Fleet[edit]

Africa One used A320, DC-10 and DC-9 on their operations

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]