lists of Nigeria local Airlines

Local Airlines in Nigeria


In Nigeria we have different airlines that are operating within (local or domestic) and outside (international) the country, in this post we shall be looking at the list of Nigeria local Airlines.

When talking about local Airlines, it means the operation of such Airline company is limited to within the 36 states we have in Nigeria.

Below are some of the categories of local Airlines in Nigeria:

Passenger Airline

This is actually referring to airlines that are basically for the transportation of human. They include:

  • Air Azman
  • Air Peace
  • Arik Air
  • Dana Air
  • FirstNation Airways– formerly Bellview Airlines
  • Med-View Airline
  • Overland Airways


Cargo Airlines

For the movement of goods from one place to another, they are:

  • Airstream Cargo
  • Allied Air
  • Emirate Touch Aviation Services – formerly Millennium Air
  • JedAir – formerly Wings Aviation
  • Skypower Express Cargo


We also have the following:

Charter Airlines

  • Airfirst Nigeria / Jetalliance
  • ANAP Jets
  • Azikel Air
  • DANA – Dornier Aviation Nigeria
  • Dominion Air
  • Emmanuel Aviation
  • Executive Jet Services
  • Gyro Air
  • Izy Air
  • Jafac Aviation
  • Kabo Air
  • King Airline
  • Maple Aviation
  • MaxAir
  • Odengene Air
  • Omni Air
  • Prime Air Services
  • SkyBird Air
  • SkyJet Aviation– formerly Barbedos Aviation Services
  • Skypower Express Airways
  • TopBrass Aviation
  • Toucan Aviation
  • Tradecraft Air
  • Triax Airlines
  • Triton Aviation/ Hangar8
  • West Link Airlines
  • Zeefass Aviation

Helicopter Companies

  • Atlantic Aviation/ CHC Nigeria – former partner of Aero
  • Caverton Helicopters/ DanCopter / Heli-Union
  • Genesis Global Aviation
  • OAS Helicopters
  • Pan African Airlines/ Bristow Nigeria / BATS

Dormant/Grounded Airlines and Helicopter Companies

  • Aero/ Aero Contractors
  • Air Nigeria – formerly Nigerian Eagle Airlines / Virgin Nigeria Airways
  • Air Taraba
  • Alpha Helicopters
  • Associated Aviation / Associated Air Cargo
  • Chanchangi Airlines
  • Discovery Air
  • Hak Air
  • IRS Airlines
  • Jet Taxi Transport
  • Meridian Airlines
  • Nigerian Eagle
  • Oriental Airlines
  • Red 1 Air / fastjet Nigeria
  • Re-Routine Air
  • TaK Aviation

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