Air Senegal is launching flights from Dakar to New York and Washington, D.C. beginning September 2.
See announcement below from Air Senegal. View on the Air Senegal website at: https://flyairsenegal.com/air-senegal-va-desservir-washington-et-new-york-a-partir-du-02-septembre/
Air Senegal will connect Washington via New York at the rate of two frequencies per week from September 2. As of this date, Air Senegal will be the only African company to operate regular direct flights between the United States and Senegal. This connection will be made by Airbus A330 neo, an ultra modern aircraft, equipped with the latest generation amenities.
Attractive prices, easy and fast connections via Dakar:
The prices are already available for sale with attractive prices for all the destinations served by Air Senegal which connect in both directions via Dakar. Flight schedules will also facilitate connections to Ziguinchor, Cap Skirring, Banjul, Conakry, Praia, Abidjan, Nouakchott, Bamako Cotonou, Douala, Libreville, Casablanca….
Comfort and quality of service: Flights will be operated by Airbus A330 neo, with a capacity of 290 passengers, including 32 seats in Business, 21 in Premium and 237 seats in Economy class. In addition to the wifi on board, passengers will be able to benefit from a baggage allowance of 46kg (two pieces) and benefit from the very advantageous loyalty program (Teranga), which the company has set up.
According to Ibrahima Kane, Managing Director of Air Senegal:
“It is with great pleasure that we announce a new year-round link between Senegal and the United States of America, which is part of the strategic expansion of our intercontinental network. In addition, the United States remains a high priority market for our diaspora, which is well represented in the area. With this flight, Air Senegal will make the USA even more accessible, and therefore better connectivity will strengthen the solid economic and socio-cultural ties between the USA and Senegal ”.