Full List Of All Airlines In Nigeria And Details (2024)

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Nigeria is one of the west African nations that can brag of having a large number of domestic and foreign airlines. An airline is a business that operates its own fleet of airplanes and transports both passengers and goods for profit. The majority of them are privately held.

Over time, Nigerians’ interest in travel has grown, which has led to an increase in the number of airlines operating there. Air travel is not only quicker, but it is also significantly safer because accidents are much less common.

However, choosing the wrong airline could make flying extremely difficult by causing delays or cancellations as well as the loss of luggage. We’ll go through some of Nigeria’s well-known airlines in the section below, along with how to use their services for a pleasant flight.

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Airlines in Nigeria and Details

The popular and most commonly used airlines in Nigeria are:

Aero Contractors Airline

The company’s tagline is “THE RELIABLE WAY TO FLY,” according to Aero Contractors Establishment of Nigeria Limited. In Nigeria, it is one of the well-known regional airlines.

Schreiner Airways B.V. established it in 1960. The Ibru family acquired full ownership of Aero, nevertheless, in 2010. There are more than 10 destinations served by Aero Aviation’s seven-ship fleet.

The Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos state, Room 2058, is where you may find it.

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Air Peace Airline

Located at the Murtala Muhammed international airport, Air Peace is a Nigerian airline that first began flying in 2013. It is privately held, and it arranges flights within Nigeria to more than 10 locations. Between Lagos and Kaduna, Abuja, Owerri, Enugu, Sokoto, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Benin City, and Uyo.

  • Website: https://www.flyairpeace.com/
  • Address: 25, Sobo Arobiodu Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos State.
  • Abuja Office: Transcorp Hilton Branch, No 1 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja, FCT.
  • Tel: +2348140409808.
  • Ticketing Reservations: +2348176689759, 08176689760

Arik Air

Despite being created in 2002, Arik Air didn’t begin operations until the following year, 2006. “WINGS OF NIGERIA” is the company’s motto. It provides both local flights within Nigeria and overseas travel to other West African locations. Owned privately and entirely by Nigerians.

The corporate office is situated in Ikeja, Lagos State, at the Arik Air Aviation Centre, Domestic Wing of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport.

  • Website: www.arikair.com
  • Contact number: 01 279 9999

Associated Aviation

When this airline first started operating in 1996, it provided both passenger and cargo services. However, after being acquired by a group of investors, it increased in size in 2008. Nigerian domestic flights to Ibadan, Abuja, Benin, Calabar, Jeddah, Maikurdi, and Lagos were first made available by local carriers in 2009.

Ikeja, Lagos State, at 56 MKO Abiola Crescent, off Toyin Street, is where you may find it.


In 2010, Mallam Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina founded the airline firm. Fly Safe, Fly Azam is the airline’s catchphrase.

Nigerian local flights were first made available by Azman in 2014. With a five-ship fleet, it travels to more than eight locations, including Kano, Abuja, Lagos, Maiduguri, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, Birnin Kebbi, and Yola.

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At Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, it is located on Zaria Road 1, the first floor.

Dornier Aviation AIEP Ltd

One indigenous airline in Nigeria, Dornier Aviation, has a 60% foreign ownership percentage and a 40% Nigerian ownership percentage. Inland flights are available.

It was established in Kaduna in 1979, and it is headquartered at the General Aviation Service Center at the Old Kaduna Airport in Kawo, Kaduna State.

Aerial photography, medical evacuation services, and agricultural aviation are all provided by the airline.

  • Location: General Aviation Service Centre, Old Kaduna Airport, Kawo, P.O. Box 5662, Kaduna
  • Website: www.dananig.aero.com

First Nation Airlines

Mr Kayode Odukoya, a former CEO of Bellview Airlines (which was once one of the local airlines in Nigeria), launched First Nation Airlines in 2011.

Ex-governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu owns a significant portion of the airline. It operates flights to and from Lagos and Abuja and has a single aircraft in its fleet.

Website: http://www.flyfirstnation.com/

Medview Airline

The Medview airline was founded in 2007 to provide air transportation for pilgrims traveling from Ilorin, Lagos, Sokoto, Maiduguri, and Yola to Saudi Arabia and back.

They provide flights to Port Harcourt, Yola, Abuja, Maiduguri, Accra Kotoka, London Gatwick, and several other locations.

  • Location: Murtala Muhammed International Airport
  • Majorly involved in domestic flights.
  • Website: www.medviewairline.com
  • Telephone: 01-4540928, 07082543952

Overland Airway

September 17, 1998 saw the establishment of the overland airway. It is authorized to conduct both charter and regular flights.

In order to make it easier for business (men), investors, and government officials to travel from one location to another, the airline started operating in 2002. While being the pride of Nigeria in the aviation sector, it has managed to maintain a positive reputation with many of its consumers.

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Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, Ilorin, Akure, Dutse, Minna, Bauchi, Asaba, and Jalingo are accessible via its roadways. Additionally, Overland Airways offers charter flights to a number of locations in Nigeria, West, and Central Africa.

Other Local Airlines in Nigeria

  • Adc Airlines PLC
  • Allied Air
  • Air Nigeria
  • Arik Air
  • Bellview Airlines
  • Capital Airlines
  • EAS Airlines
  • Kabo Air

List Of International Airlines in Nigeria

  • Air Nigeria
  • Air Afrique
  • Air France
  • Air India
  • Allied Air
  • Alitalia
  • Arik Air
  • Atlantic Express
  • Bellview Airlines
  • British Airways
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Egypt Air
  • Emirate
  • Ethiopian Airline
  • Ghana Airways
  • IRS Airlines
  • Kenya Airways
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa German Airlines
  • Middle East Airlines
  • Pan African Airlines
  • Qatar Airways
  • Saudi Air
  • South African Airlines
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Virgin Nigeria

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