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Virgin Atlantic launches 5th frequency flight at awards ceremony in Accra



As Virgin Atlantic celebrates its second year anniversary of operations in Ghana, the airline has announced that it will now fly 5 times a week between Accra and London.  The announcement was made by Mr Nick Taylor, Regional Country Manager (West Africa) at a dinner and awards ceremony in Accra, to honour top trade agents and partners. Mr Taylor and Mrs Tosan Woode, Head – Sales and Marketing (Ghana), were both excited about the new service expected to kick off on March 23. They described the addition as a much needed increase in flight frequencies to reflect the growing trust of travelers in the airline over the period. The ceremony saw the presentation of Certificates to top trade agents including: Accra Air Travel Centre Ltd , BCD Travel Ghana , Doscar Travel and Tours Ltd , Eurotour Ghana Ltd, Kessben Travel and Tour Ltd , Keymeb Travel and Tours, Kumasi Travel Agency Ltd , Litina Travel and Tours Ltd, Satguru Travel and Tours Services  and Skylife Travel and Tours Ltd . The rest were Skyresources Travel and Tours Ltd , Special T Travels Ltd , Stellar Travel Ghana Ltd, Sunlife Travel and Tours Ltd, Timewise Expo Travel and Tours , Travel Bureau Ltd , Travel House Ltd Ghana , Travel Matters Limited , Travel Zone Ltd Ghana ,and Yoshiken Travel and Tours . Woodfields Energy And Cirrus Oil Limited,  Chase Petroleum Oil Limited, Zenith Bank Ghana Limited, Akwaba Limited and Glico Group Of Companies Limited also received certificates as supportive corporate; while  the Most Supportive Corporate Award went to PW Ghana Limited. Litina Travel & Tours Limited won the Most Improved Travel Agency Award starting with low but steady volumes of seat sales and capacity but within months of getting on board our platform, gradually grew to becoming the 3rd best performer with year to date revenues constantly hitting the top five in every category. Other award winners were: Best In Class (Economy) – Kessben Travel & Tour Limited; Best In Class (Premium Economy) – Stellar Travel Ghana Limited; Best In Class (Upper Class) – Stellar Travel Ghana Limited; New Comers Award – Travel Zone Limited Ghana; Travel Agency of the Year – Kessben Travel & Tour Limited; and Country Managers Award – Doscar Travel & Tours Limited. After the presentation of awards Chief John Adebanjo (Group Africa Representative Virgin) officially launched the 5th frequency flights  with a short closing remarks and the popping of champagne. In typical Virgin Atlantic style, guests were treated to a delightful menu of African, Chinese and continental dishes, drinks and cocktails. For starters, there was the choice of Goat pepper soup, Caesar salad, and brown and white bread rolls with butter.  The main meal included sated beef jollof rice, plain rice with petit pois, moin moin, trio of swallow (mini eba, pounded yam or semo), efo riro, charcoal grilled chicken, fresh catfish soup and dodo under the African menu. The continental menu included, cake of lamb and mashed potato with wine sauce, sole fish with sauce rose, homemade tagliatelle with fresh basil, and steamed mixed vegetables. While the Chinese menu included Egg and vegetable fried rice, Singapore fried noodles, beef in oyster sauce, and schezuan chicken. To seal off the gastronomical delight guests rounded it off with Tiger nut pudding, rum and mint flavored cocktail, chocolate mayonnaise sponge with hot chocolate sauce, and cheddar cheese and crackers for dessert. [imagebrowser id=5]]]>