Airline Industry Update
Please "Like" this page!

> Home > World Airline Directory > Africa > Nigeria

Airlines in Nigeria

This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Nigeria.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.

Find current airlines in these Countries:

Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
Air Jupiter ACMI only
Air Peace Lagos (LOS)
Allied Air Cargo Lagos (LOS)
Arik Air Lagos (LOS)
Associated Aviation Lagos (LOS)
Axiom Air Lagos (LOS)
Azman Air Kano (KAN)
Chanchangi Airlines Abuja (ABV)
Dana Air Lagos (LOS)
Dornier Aviation Nigeria (DANA) Kaduna (KAD)
First Nation Airways Lagos (LOS)
Hak Air Lagos (LOS)
JedAir Lagos (LOS)
Kabo Air Kano (KAN)
MaxAir Kano (KAN)
Med-View Airline Lagos (LOS)
Overland Airways Lagos (LOS)
Prime Air Services Abuja (ABV)
SkyBird Air Lagos (LOS)
Skyjet Aviation Services Kaduna (KAD)
TopBrass Aviation Lagos (LOS)

Recently defunct airlines in
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.

Airline hull loss accidents in Nigeria
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
04-Dec-13 Veteran Airline, op.for Saudi Arabian Boeing 747-281BSF EK74798 Abuja Intern... 0 crashed
03-Oct-13 Associated Aviation Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia 5N-BJY Lagos-Murtal... 16 crashed
25-Oct-12 Taraba State Government Cessna 208B Grand Caravan 5N-BMJ near Yola Airport... 0 crashed
03-Jun-12 Dana Air DC-9-83 (MD-83) 5N-RAM near Lagos-Murtal... 153+ 6 crashed
14-Jul-11 Bristow Helicopters Cessna 560XL Citation XLS 5N-BMM Port Harcour... 0 crashed
02-Aug-09 Capital Airlines Ltd. Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia 5N-BLN Enugu Airpor... 0 crashed
15-Mar-08 Wings Aviation Beech 1900D 5N-JAH near Bushi Villag... 3 crashed
29-Oct-06 ADC Airlines Boeing 737-2B7 5N-BFK Abuja Intern... 96 crashed
07-Sep-06 DHL Aviation Boeing 727-277 ZS-DPF Lagos-Murtal... 0 crashed
10-Dec-05 Sosoliso Airlines DC-9-32 5N-BFD Port Harcour... 108 crashed
22-Oct-05 Bellview Airlines Boeing 737-2L9 5N-BFN Lisa Village... 117 crashed
01-Dec-03 Millenium Air Let L-410UVP-E 5N-BFL Kano-Aminu K... 0 destroyed
29-Nov-03 Hydro Air Cargo Boeing 747-258C ZS-OOS Lagos-Murtal... 0 crashed
21-May-02 Sky Executive Let L-410UVP 9Q-CGX near Calabar Airp... 5 crashed
04-May-02 EAS Airlines BAC One-Eleven 525FT 5N-ESF Kano 71+ 78 crashed
27-Mar-02 Albarka Air BAC One-Eleven 401AK 5N-MBM Abuja Intern... 0 destroyed
27-Mar-02 Savanah Airlines BAC One-Eleven 523FJ 5N-BDU Abuja Intern... 0 destroyed
27-Nov-01 MK Airlines Boeing 747-246F 9G-MKI near Port Harcourt 1 crashed
23-Jan-01 Eagle Aviation ? Let L-410UVP 9L-LCG near Maiduguri 0 crashed
17-Mar-00 Skypower Express Embraer EMB-110P1A Bandeirante 5N-AXM near Kaduna Airpo... 0 crashed
05-Jan-00 Skypower Express Embraer EMB-110P1A Bandeirante 5N-AXL Abuja Intern... 1+ 1 crashed
07-Sep-99 Skyline DHC-7-102 5N-EMP Port Harcour... 0 crashed
25-Nov-98 Pan African Airlines Cessna 208 Caravan I 5N-PAN Warri 0 crashed
05-Sep-98 Jaffe Group Boeing 707-138B N138SR Port Harcour... 0 destroyed
22-Feb-98 Aviogenex, op.for Chanchangi Airlines Boeing 737-2K3 YU-ANU Kaduna Airpo... 0 crashed
29-Jul-97 ADC Airlines BAC One-Eleven 203AE 5N-BAA Calabar Airp... 1 crashed
31-Jan-97 Skypower Express Embraer EMB-110P1A Bandeirante 5N-AXS near Yola Airport... 5 crashed
17-Dec-96 MK Airlines DC-8-55F 9G-MKD Port Harcour... 0 crashed
07-Nov-96 ADC Airlines Boeing 727-231 5N-BBG near Ejirin 144 crashed
20-Jun-96 NAMCO Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II VR-BLJ near Jos Airport ... 12 crashed
13-Nov-95 Nigeria Airways Boeing 737-2F9 5N-AUA Kaduna Airpo... 11 crashed
24-Jun-95 Komi Avia, op.for Harka Air Services Tupolev 134A RA-65617 Lagos-Murtal... 16 crashed
23-Apr-95 Bristow Helicopters DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 5N-AJQ Lagos-Murtal... 1 crashed
19-Dec-94 Nigeria Airways Boeing 707-3F9C 5N-ABK near Kiri Kasama 3 crashed
13-Sep-94 Aerocontractors DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 5N-ATQ near Abuja Intern... 2 crashed
25-Nov-92 DAS Air Cargo Boeing 707-321C 5X-DAR near Kano 0 crashed
29-Aug-92 Hold Trade Air BAC One-Eleven 208AL 5N-HTA Kaduna Airpo... 0 crashed
23-Aug-92 Kabo Air BAC One-Eleven 204AF 5N-KBA Sokoto Airpo... 0 crashed
29-Apr-92 GAS Air Nigeria Boeing 707-351C 9G-RBO Ilorin Airpo... 0 crashed
26-Feb-92 AIEP Dornier 228-201 5N-ARI Eket airstrip 0 crashed
15-Feb-92 MK Air Cargo Douglas DC-8-54F 9G-MKB near Kano Interna... 0 crashed
14-Sep-91 Kabo Air BAC One-Eleven 204AF 5N-KBG Port Harcour... 0 crashed
26-Jun-91 Okada Air BAC One-Eleven 402AP 5N-AOW near Sokoto Airpo... 4 crashed
21-May-91 Ashaka Cement Comp. Cessna 550 Citation II 5N-AMR Bauchi Airpo... 3 crashed
01-Apr-90 Concord Fairchild FH-227B 5N-ATL Lagos-Murtal... 0 crashed
02-Oct-89 Nigeria Airways Boeing 737-2F9 5N-ANX Lagos/Ikeja ... 0 crashed
07-Sep-89 Okada Air BAC One-Eleven 320AZ 5N-AOT Port Harcour... 0 crashed
15-Oct-88 Nigeria Airways Boeing 737-2F9 5N-ANW Port Harcour... 0 crashed
21-Jul-88 Angola Air Charter Boeing 707-328C D2-TOV near Lagos-Murtal... 6 crashed
10-Jan-87 Nigeria Airways DC-10-30 5N-ANR Ilorin Airpo... 0 crashed
06-Aug-86 Kabo Air SE-210 Caravelle III 5N-AWK Calabar Airp... 0 crashed
28-Nov-83 Nigeria Airways Fokker F-28 Fellowship 2000 5N-ANF near Enugu Airpor... 53 crashed
22-Jul-83 Imani & Sons Learjet 25D 5N-ASQ Lagos-Murtal... 0 crashed
16-Nov-81 Benin Government Aérospatiale SN.601 Corvette TY-BBK near Lagos-Murtal... 4 crashed
11-Aug-78 J. Ray McDermott & Co. Beech A100 King Air N81MD near Lagos 0 crashed
01-Mar-78 Nigeria Airways Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 5N-ANA near Kano Interna... 16 crashed
25-Apr-77 Nigeria Airways Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 5N-AAW Sokoto Airpo... 0 crashed
22-Jan-73 Alia, op.for Nigeria Airways Boeing 707-3D3C JY-ADO Kano Interna... 176 crashed
19-Sep-72 Nigeria Airways Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 PH-FPT Port Harcour... 0 crashed
04-Apr-71 Nigeria Airways Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 5N-AAX Jos Airport ... 0 crashed
17-Dec-69 Canairelief Air Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellatio CF-NAK Uli Airstrip 0 destroyed
20-Nov-69 Nigeria Airways Vickers VC10-1101 5N-ABD near Lagos/Ikeja ... 87 crashed
10-Nov-69 Pan African Airlines Douglas DC-4-1009 N480G Port Harcour...   destroyed
02-Nov-69 Joint Church Aid Douglas DC-6A LN-FOM Uli Airstrip 0 destroyed
26-Sep-69 Nordchurchaid Boeing C-97G-26-BO Stratofreighter N52676 Uli Airstrip 5 crashed
03-Aug-69 Canairelief Air Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellatio CF-NAJ Uli Airstrip 4 crashed
28-Jun-69 Affretair Douglas C-54A (DC-4) TR-LNV Uli Airstrip   crashed
05-Jun-69 Swedish Red Cross Douglas DC-7B SE-ERP Eket 4 destroyed
02-Jun-69 Flughjalp Douglas DC-6 TF-AAE Uli Airstrip 0 destroyed
24-May-69 Pan African Airlines Douglas DC-4 N9982H Port Harcour...   destroyed
08-May-69 Nordchurchaid Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter N52679 Uli Airstrip 0 crashed
07-May-69 Balair, op.for Red Cross Douglas DC-6A/C HB-IBT near Uli Airstrip 4 crashed
07-Dec-68 North American Aircraft Trading Douglas DC-7C VR-BCY Uli Airstrip 4 crashed
03-Oct-68 North American Aircraft Trading Douglas DC-7C 5T-TAR Uli Airstrip 0 destroyed
28-Sep-68 Pan African Airlines Douglas C-54B (DC-4) N90427 near Port Harcour... 57+ 1 crashed
13-Jul-68 Sabena Boeing 707-329C OO-SJK near Lagos-Murtal... 7 crashed
01-Jul-68 Red Cross Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellatio 5T-TAG Uli Airstrip 4 crashed
04-Apr-67 Bristow Helicopters Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 1 5N-ABQ near Ughelli Aero... 0 crashed
17-Jun-61 Continentale Deutsche Luftreederei Douglas C-54B (DC-4) D-ABEB near Kano Interna... 1 crashed
24-Jun-56 BOAC Canadair C-4 Argonaut G-ALHE near Kano Interna... 32 crashed
05-Feb-55 West African Airways Bristol 170 Freighter 21E VR-NAD near Calabar 13 crashed
27-Jul-51 West African Airways Bristol 170 Freighter 21E VR-NAX near Kaduna Airpo... 0 crashed
10-Apr-48 Air France Douglas DC-4-1009 F-BBDC Kano Interna... 1 crashed
17-Jun-41 BOAC de Havilland DH.86 Express G-ACWC Minaa   crashed