Antrak Air

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Antrak Air logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
FoundedSeptember 2003 (2003-09)
HubsKotoka International Airport
Focus citiesKumasi, Tamale, Sunyani, Takoradi, Accra.
Fleet size4
Parent companyTotal Flight Comfort
HeadquartersAccra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Key peopleAlhaji Asoma Banda, Fadel Banda, William Asare, Abigail Asamoah, Kwaku Antwi-Bosiako

Antrak Air was a Ghanaian scheduled airline based in the Airport Residential Area of Accra, Ghana.[1] It started operations in September 2003 and operated scheduled domestic, regional and international services, as well as charter services in West Africa. Its main base was at Kotoka International Airport, Accra.[2]

The company suspended all operations in May 2012 following a fire on board its only aircraft.[3] The company resumed its domestic flights on 6 August after being grounded for about two months,[4] but no longer operates.


Antrak Air operated the following scheduled services (at April 2012):[2]

Antrak Air was a legally designated carrier of Ghana to numerous countries worldwide, including the United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa and Saudi Arabia.

In September 2011, Antrak Air filed a legal challenge[5] seeking an injunction to suspend operations of new competitor Starbow Airlines.


Antrak Air ATR 42 in 2007

The Antrak Air fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of July 2012) :

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 22 May 2012, an Antrak Air ATR-42 flying from Tamale to Accra with 33 passengers and four crew caught fire on departure from Tamale Airport. Passengers were evacuated from the aircraft and no fatalities were reported.[8]
  • In April 2007, an engine fire occurred on the right engine of an ATR-42 with the registration number of 9G-ANT (pictured). This flight was operating the last evening flight from Kumasi to Accra with over 30 passengers. The aircraft landed safely with one engine (left engine) in Accra.


  1. ^ "Contact Us." Antrak Air. 4 August 2010. Retrieved on 8 December 2011. "Accra Corporate Office 50 Senchi Street, Airport Residential. Area"
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 76.
  3. ^ "citifmonline". Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  4. ^ "citifmonline". Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Antrak, CTK Warn Ghana Civil Aviation, Starbow Airlines". Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  6. ^ 9G-AAB Antrak Air ATR 42-320 - cn 041.
  7. ^ EC-KVI Antrak Air ATR 72-500 (72-212A) - cn 824.
  8. ^ "Avoka, others escape aircraft fire", GhanaWeb, 22 May 2012.

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