Africa World Airlines took delivery on 30 August 2012 of its first Embraer 145 aircraft that will be used to operate domestic routes. . A second aircraft was delivered on 8 September 2012. These aircraft were previously operated by Tianjin Airlines which is a sister company within the HNA Group.
Africa World Airlines has plans to increase its fleet size by adding Airbus 319 series of aircraft, as of yet the number of aircraft to be added is undefined.