Airlines in Nigeria 2019: Domestic Airlines in Nigeria and Contact.
Airlines in Nigeria – Domestic Airlines in Nigeria are the local airlines that operate locally within the country, flying passengers to the main cities such as Lagos, Abuja, Calabar, Enugu, Kano, Port Harcourt, Kaduna, Uyo etc.
These domestic airlines in Nigeria make local flights possible within the country for travelers and you can even get super cheap flights from them.
In this article, I will list out the domestic airlines in Nigeria and their contact details.
1. Air Peace
Murtala Mohammed Airport has birthed a whole lot of Air Company in this list of which Air Peace is one of them.
It was founded in the year 2013 and ever since then, it has grown to be one of the best Airlines so far in Nigeria.
Air Peace is privately owned and it has flights going domestically from Lagos to Kaduna, Abuja, Owerri, Enugu, Sokoto, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Benin city, and Uyo. That is 10 destinations in Nigeria.
25, Sobo Arobiodu Street,
GRA Ikeja, Lagos State.
Transcorp Hilton Branch,
No 1 Aguiyi Ironsi Street,
Maitama, Abuja, FCT.
Tel: +234 8140409808.
+234 8176689759, 08176689760
Medview airline began its tasks in Nigeria, in the year 2007, through pilgrim transportation via air from Ilorin, Lagos, Sokoto, Maiduguri, and Yola to Saudi Arabia and vice versa.
They offer a flight to Abuja, Maiduguri, Accra Kotoka, London Gatwick, Port Harcourt, and also Yola.
Location: They have their headquarters located at Murtala Muhammed International Airport; they are majorly involved in domestic flights.
Email: 01-4540928, 07082543952
3. Overland Airways
The overland airway was incorporated on September 17, 1998. It is an airline registered to operate charter as well as scheduled flights.
The airline commenced operations in the year 2002 with the aim of increasing the prosperity of the Nigerian hinterland by facilitating the transportation of business (men), investors, government officials from one point to the other and till date, is the pride of Nigeria in the airline industry.
Its roads include Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, Ilorin, Akure, Dutse, Minna, Bauchi, Asaba, and Jalingo. Overland Airways also operates charter services to several destinations in Nigeria, West, and Central Africa.
4. Arik air
Arik air started its operations in the year 2006 although founded in the year 2002. It offers both domestic flights in Nigeria and also international flights to other West African destinations.
It is reported to be privately and also wholly Nigerian owned.
Location: The “WINGS OF NIGERIA” airline headquarter is located at Arik Air Aviation Centre, Murtala Muhammad International Airport Domestic Wing, Ikeja, Lagos state.
Contact number: 01 279 9999
The company was established in the year 2010 by Mallam Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina. Their headquarter is situated at 1, Zaria road, Kano, Kano state.
Azman started offering Local flights in Nigeria in the year 2014. It has a fleet size of 5 and has over 8 endpoints, with Kano, Abuja, Lagos, Maiduguri, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, Birnin Kebbi, Yola, amongst others, inclusive.
The airline slogan says “FLY SAFE, FLY AZMAN”
Location: It has its hub located at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport.
Contact: 09099800600 OR 09029800600
Email: [email protected]
6. Dornier Aviation AIEP Ltd
Dornier Aviation is one of the local airlines in Nigeria that is 40% Nigerian owned and 60% foreign owned, they offer domestic flights on a charter basis.
It was founded in the year 1979 in Kaduna, and it’s headquarter is located at General Aviation Service Centre, Old Kaduna Airport, Kawo, Kaduna state.
With a fleet size of 4, they do not offer scheduled services.
It has been reported that they undertake agricultural flying, emergency medical evacuation services, and aerial photography.
Location: General Aviation Service Centre, Old Kaduna Airport,
Kawo, P.O. Box 5662, Kaduna
7. First nation airline
First nation airline, one of the domestic airlines in Nigeria, was founded by Mr. Kayode Odukoya, ex CEO of Bellview airline (used to be one of the local airlines in Nigeria), in the year 2011.
90% of this airline is owned by the ex-governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu. It has a fleet size of 1 and offers a flight to Lagos from Abuja and vice versa.
Aero Contractors Establishment of Nigeria limited, with the slogan “THE RELIABLE WAY TO FLY”, is one of the famous local airlines in Nigeria.
It all started with Schreiner Airways B. V. When he founded, and solely owned aero (1959). Aero was officially registered in the year 1960; Nigeria had a 40% ownership of the establishment (1973) then 60% ownership (1976).
Schreiner sold out his 40% ownership to CHC Helicopters (2004), CHC then sold out his acquired 40% shares (2010). Aero became wholly owned by the Ibru family.
Aero aviation has a fleet size of 7 and over 10 destinations.
Location: Based at Room 2058, 2nd Floor, Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos state.
Contact number: +234 1 6284140
Email: [email protected]
9. Associated Aviation
This airline founded in the year 1996 offers cargo and passenger services. It is located at 56 MKO Abiola Crescent, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos state.
It was reported that a group of investors bought the establishment (July 2008) and launched a major route expansion, including the purchase of new aircraft from Embraer.
Reports came in the year 2009 that the local airlines had started offering domestic flights in Nigeria to Ibadan, Abuja, Benin, Calabar, Jeddah, Maikurdi, and Lagos.
Next time you are about making a trip, you definitely have a broad list of all domestic airlines you can pick from within Nigeria.
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