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Air Senegal’s Now Takes Off From DC and NYC for Dakar and Beyond
Aug 12 – Aug 25, 2021

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On September 2, Air Senegal began twice-weekly flights from Washington Dulles to NYC Kennedy, then across the big pond to Daker’s ultramodern, regional air hub Blaise Diagne International Airport. From Blaise, passengers can connect to other destinations including Banjul.

The flights will also facilitate connections to Abidjan, Bamako, Conakry, Freetown Ziguinchor, Cap Skirring, Praia, Nouakchott, Cotonou, Douala, Libreville, and Casablanca. “With this new service, Air Senegal will make the US even more accessible for the West African communities,” says Ibrahima Kane, CEO of Air Senegal.

"This will make it easier and quicker to get to West Africa," agreed Bernadette Champion of Champion Services Travel. “We're returning to Gambia and Senegal in 2023 and Ghana also in 2023,” she added.  Champion is  taking reservations for its Ghana trip September 28 to October 10, 2022.  

Air Senegal allows passengers to stay in Dakar for up to 72 hours being continuing their travel and plan to create flight/hotel package stayovers soon. For tickets purchased before October 31, Air Senegal is offering a fly a third baggage for free for travel to and from Washington and New York. The offer is valid for all classes until December 31, 2021.
The planes from the United States to Dakar leave and depart on Thursdays and Sundays, with its arrival in Daker always +1 or the day after departure (Friday and Monday Dakar arrivals) because of the day/time change. The plane flies like a train on a track in a continuous loop.

Departure City and Time, then Arrival City and Time
Dakar 0130, New York 0600
New York 0830, Washington 1000
Washington 2025, New York 2155
New York 2355, Daker 1225+1 (Friday/Monday)
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