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Nigeria is a republic in western Africa, bordered by Cameroon to the east, Chad to the northeast, Niger to the north, Benin to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Until 1991, the capital was the largest city, Lagos, on the south-western coast. At that time, the new city of Abuja, in the country's interior, became capital
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April 21, 2017Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) is still operating [status change]
April 16, 2017Kabo Air appears to have suspended operations in 2017 due to tax problems but hopes to restart [status change]
April 11, 2017jetWest Airways is a proposed lo-cost carrier based at Lagos Murtala Muhammad (LOS)  [added]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

ADC Airlines (Aviation Development Company)   

1991 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : ADC Airlines was formed in 1984 but operations did not start until Jan1991. Ceased operations on 30Apri2007

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Aero (AeroContractors)   

2002 - dateActive

^ Comments : Aero (AeroContractors) was founded in 1958 & operations started on 30Jun1959 as Aero Contractors of Nigeria. Scheduled services, air taxi and charter services largely in support of Nigeria's oil industry out of Port Harcourt Airport, Ceased operations on 01Sep2016 but resumed commercial operations as of 22Dec2016, airline Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Captain Fola Akinkuotu announced

^ Genealogy : Aero (AeroContractors) >Aero (AeroContractors)

Aero Contractors of Nigeria   

1959 - 2002Renamed

^ Comments : Aero (AeroContractors) was founded in 1958 & operations started on 30Jun1959 as Aero Contractors of Nigeria. Scheduled services, air taxi and charter services largely in support of Nigeria's oil industry out of Port Harcourt Airport, Ceased operations on 01Sep2016 but resumed commercial operations as of 22Dec2016, airline Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Captain Fola Akinkuotu announced

^ Genealogy : Aero (AeroContractors) >Aero (AeroContractors)

African Chartered Services   

2005* - 2005*Status?

^ Comments :  

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African Trans Air   

1990sInactive

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Afrijet Airlines   

1999 - 2009Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Afrimex Aviation   

1994* - 2003*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Afriwest Airlines   

(2004)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Agro-Development & Aerial Services   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Atlantic Cargo   

1996* - 2000*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Dan   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

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Air Jupiter   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Kariv   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

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Air Midwest   

(2002)Began?

^ Comments : Air Midwest was formed in 2002 by two former employees of Kabo Air. It gained an operating license in 2003. A test flight from Lagos to Owerri was operated but airline was dissolved in 2010

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nigeria   

(1993)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nigeria   

(2003)Began?

^ Comments :  

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Air Nigeria   

2010 - 2012Inactive

^ Comments : Air Nigeria commenced operations on 28Jun2005 as Virgin Nigeria. Was renamed to Nigerian Eagle Airlines on 17Sep2009 & to Air Nigeria on 02Jun2010, Ceased operations on 10Sep2012

^ Genealogy : Virgin Nigeria >Nigerian Eagle Airlines >Air Nigeria

Air Peace   

2013 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Taraba   

2012 - dateActive

^ Comments : Air Taraba was established by the governor of Taraba State, Danfulani Suntai, as a state-funded carrier. Operations started 15Jul2012

^ Genealogy :  

Air Technic Nigeria   

*** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

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Air Trans Air   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

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Air Vanni   

1978* - 1978Renamed

^ Comments : Intercontinental Airlines was fromed as Air Vanni

^ Genealogy : Air Vanni >Intercontinental Airlines

Airstream Aviation   

2013 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Albarka Air Services   

2000 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Albarka Air Services was established in 1999 and started operations in Mar2000. Ceased operations on 30Apr2007 after Government intervention

^ Genealogy :  

Al-Dawood Air   

2002* - 2006*Status?

^ Comments : Al-Dawood Air was founded in 2002

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Alheri Airlines   

1987 - 1987Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Ali Airlines   

1997* - 1997*Status?

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^ Genealogy :  

All States Travel   

(****)Unconfirmed

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Allied Air Cargo   

1998 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Allied Cargo Express   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Amako Airlines   

2002* - 2004Inactive

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^ Genealogy :  

Ambjek Aviation Services (Lamonde Air)   

2002* - dateActive

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^ Genealogy :  

Amed Air (AmedAir)   

1995 - 1996*Inactive

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^ Genealogy :  

Apex Air   

(2010)Began?

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^ Genealogy :  

Arab Wings Nigeria   

1981 - 1981Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Arax Airlines   

1977* - 1988Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Arax Airlines >SkyAir Cargo >Transway Air International >SkyAir Cargo

Arik Air   

2006 - dateActive

^ Comments : Arik Air was founded in Apr2006 by Nigerian entrepeneur Sir Joseph Arumemi-Ikhide & started operations on 30Oct2006. Took over many of the assets of the now-defunct Nigeria Airways. Domestic and international scheduled services

^ Genealogy :  

Asel Air Services   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Associated Aviation (Associated Air Cargo)   

1996* - dateActive

^ Comments : Associated Aviation was founded in 1996 offering passenger and cargo services

^ Genealogy :  

Axiom Air   

2010 - 2013*Inactive

^ Comments : Axiom Air operations started on 30Jun2010

^ Genealogy :  

Azikel Air   

2013 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

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Azman Air   

2014 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

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Bako Air   

2004* - 2006Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Bakoji Airlines Services   

1999* - 2000Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Barnax Air   

1991* - 1998Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Bellview Airlines   

1992 - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : Bellview Airlines was founded in 1992

^ Genealogy : Bellview Airlines +>FirstNation Airways

Bristow Helicopters   

2002* - dateActive

^ Comments : Bristow Helicopters provides helicopter transportation to the offshore oil and gas industry, search and rescue (SAR) services, helicopter maintenance, modification or repair, helicopter pilot training. Based at Lagos Murtala Muhammad (LOS)

^ Genealogy :  

Cally Air   

2017 >Planned

^ Comments : The Nigerian state government of Cross River & Dana Air are to develop a new domestic carrier based at Calabar

^ Genealogy :  

Capital Airlines   

2003 - 2010Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Caverton Helicopters   

2009* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Central Airlines   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

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Chanchangi Airlines   

1997 - 2012Inactive

^ Comments : Chanchangi Airlines was established on 05Jan1994 by Alhaji Chanchangi & started operations on 02May1997. Suspended all flights in 2012. Grounded by Nigerian CAA because of lack of aircraft

^ Genealogy :  

Chrome Air Services   

1999* - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Chrome Air Services was formed in 1990 & ceased operations on 30Apr2007

^ Genealogy :  

City Link Airlines   

1993 - 2002*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Comet Air   

(2000)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Concord Airlines   

1990sInactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Dala Air Services   

2000* - 2001Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Dalorima Airlines   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

DANA (Dornier Aviation Nigeria) (Yuletide)   

1979 - dateActive

^ Comments : DANA (Dornier Aviation Nigeria) operations started on 30Jun1979

^ Genealogy :  

Dana Air   

2008 - dateActive

^ Comments : Dana Air was established on 08Aug2008 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dana Group. Received its AOC on 05Nov2008 & commenced flight operations on 10Nov2008. Scheduled domestic passenger services

^ Genealogy :  

Dan-Musa Transport Services   

2000* - 2000*Inactive

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Das Air   

2004* - 2006*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Dasab Airways   

2002* - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Dasab Airways ceased operations on 30Apr2007

^ Genealogy :  

Delta Air Charter   

1969* - 1969*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Deribe Aviation Services   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

DiscoveryAir   

2014 - dateActive

^ Comments : DiscoveryAir was incorporated on 23Jul2008 & inaugurated flights between Lagos and Abuja using a B.737-300 on 09Jun2014

^ Genealogy :  

Dominion Air   

(2013)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Dominion Air   

2012 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Dove Airlines   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

EAN Aviation   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Earth Airlines   

2002 - 2006*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

EAS (Executive Aviation Services)   

2007* - 2009*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

EAS Airlines   

1993 - 2006Renamed

^ Comments : EAS Airlines began operations as EAS Cargo Airlines in 1983. Fleet Air Nigeria formally merged with EAS Airlines to form NICON Airways

^ Genealogy : EAS Cargo Airlines >EAS Airlines + Fleet Air Nigeria =>Nicon Airways

EAS Cargo Airlines   

1983 - 1993Renamed

^ Comments : EAS Airlines began operations as EAS Cargo Airlines in 1983. Fleet Air Nigeria formally merged with EAS Airlines to form NICON Airways

^ Genealogy : EAS Cargo Airlines >EAS Airlines + Fleet Air Nigeria =>Nicon Airways

Easy Link   

2002* - 2006Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Eco Air   

2004* - 2004*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Elders Colonial Airways   

1935 - 1940Inactive

^ Comments : Elders Colonial Airways was formed on 07Nov1935. It commenced flights on 13Oct1937 & ceased operations on 14Jun1940

^ Genealogy :  

El-Shaddai Transport   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Emirate Touch Aviation Services   

2012* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Millennium Air >Emirate Touch Aviation

Emma-Nik Aviation Services   

(1999*)Inactive

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrewtheir air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Empire Aviation Services   

1999* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Evergreen Aviation Nigeria   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

ExecuJet Nigeria   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Executair   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Executive Airline Service   

1993 - 2004*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Falcon Airlines   

**** - ****Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Farproden Air Lines   

(1991)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Fassey Aviation   

1996* - 1997*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fastjet Nigeria   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fayban Express Cargo   

1996* - 1996*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fegan Aviation   

1995* - 1996*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fezel Air   

1993* - 1995Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

FirstNation Airways   

2011 - dateActive

^ Comments : FirstNation Airways was formed by the staff of Bellview Airlines. Suspended operations on 02Sep2016. Restarted on 18Sep2016

^ Genealogy : FirstNation Airways

Flash Airlines   

1985* - 1996Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fleet Air Nigeria   

2005* - 2006Renamed

^ Comments : EAS Airlines began operations as EAS Cargo Airlines in 1983. Fleet Air Nigeria formally merged with EAS Airlines to form NICON Airways

^ Genealogy : EAS Cargo Airlines >EAS Airlines + Fleet Air Nigeria =>Nicon Airways

Foremost Aviation   

1992 - 1994Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Freedom Air   

(2010)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Freedom Air Services   

2001 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Freedom Air Services was established on 28May1998. Started operations in Oct2001 & ceased on 30Apr2007

^ Genealogy :  

Fresh Air   

2001* - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Fresh Air was founded in 1998. Operations ceased by Government for not re-capitalising on 30Apr2007. Cargo flights within and outside Nigeria

^ Genealogy :  

Fresh Air Cargo   

2001* - 2007Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Friendship Airlines   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Galaxy Airways   

1988* - 1988*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

GAS Air   

1973* - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : GAS Air was formed in 1973 to operate scheduled international cargo services

^ Genealogy :  

GAS Air Cargo   

1979 - 1983*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Geminair   

1974* - 1975*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Global Air Link   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Global Airlines   

1994* - 1994*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gold Airlines   

**** - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew Gold Airlines'r air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Green Africa Airways   

(2016)Began?

^ Comments : Green Africa Airways, a new airline start-up founded in Lagos, has been granted an air transport license

^ Genealogy :  

Green Wing   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Greendale Aviation   

**** - ****Inactive

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Greenland Air Services   

(2000*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Gulumba Air Services   

(1999*)Unconfirmed

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Gyro Air   

2012* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Habib Aero   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Hak Air   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments : Hak Air was founded on 26Jan1990 as an aircraft chartering and leasing company associated primarily with the Hajj. Still hoping to start after AOC granted in Jun2014

^ Genealogy :  

Hamzair   

1983 - 1983Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Harca Air Services   

1994 - 1995*Status?

^ Comments : Harco Air Services was renamed to Harca Air Services

^ Genealogy : Harco Air Services >Harca Air Services

Harco Air Services   

1992 - 1994Renamed

^ Comments : Harco Air Services was renamed to Harca Air Services

^ Genealogy : Harco Air Services >Harca Air Services

Harka Air Services (Harco Air Services)   

1994 - 2001*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Harrier Airlines   

2017 >Planned

^ Comments : Harrier Airlines intends to offer scheduled services in late 2017

^ Genealogy :  

Havillah Air Services   

**** - 1999*Status?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Hold-Trade Air Services  updated

1991 - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : Hold-Trade Air Services was founded in 1991. Domestic passenger and cargo charter servoces out of Kaduna. Eventually ceased operating.

^ Genealogy :  

Horizon Airlines   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

IAT Cargo   

1997* - 1998*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ibom Airlines   

(2013)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Imo Air   

2017 - dateActive

^ Comments : Imo Air inaugurated scheduled commercial operations in mid Jan2017

^ Genealogy :  

Impala Air   

1990sStatus?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Intercontinental Airlines   

1978 - 1990Inactive

^ Comments : Intercontinental Airlines was fromed as Air Vanni

^ Genealogy : Air Vanni >Intercontinental Airlines

Interdiscount Travels   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

International Air Tours   

1996* - 1996*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

International Air Tours   

2004* - 2006*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Interstate Airlines   

1990sInactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

IRS Airlines   

2002 - 2013Inactive

^ Comments : IRS Airlines operations started on 15Mar2002

^ Genealogy :  

Isiaku Rabiu & Sons Air Services   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Izy Air   

2011* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jambo Air   

1980sStatus?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jambo Airlines   

1987* - 1987*Inactive

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Jason Air Cargo Services   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Javs Airlines   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

JEDAir   

2010 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Wings Aviation >>JEDAir

Jet Taxi Transport   

2011* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

jetWest Airways  added

2017 >Planned

^ Comments : jetWest Airways is a proposed lo-cost carrier based at Lagos Murtala Muhammad (LOS)

^ Genealogy :  

Kabo Air  updated

1981 - 2017*Restarting

^ Comments : Kabo Air was established in Feb1980 by Dr. Alhaji Muhammadu Adamu Dankabo and started operations on 15Apr1981. Appears to have suspended operations due to tax problems but hopes to restart

^ Genealogy :  

Kabu Air Cargo  updated

1992* - 1992*Status?

^ Comments : Kabu Air Cargo landed safely after the 2 starboard engines fell of a B707 in 1992

^ Genealogy :  

Kati Air (Kano Transport International)   

1983* - 1997Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Kenuz Airlines   

1990sStatus?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

King Airlines   

2007* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Koda Air   

2001* - 2001*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Kolkol Airlines   

1994* - 2000*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lampex Airlines   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Landford Airlines   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Maga Transport Services   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Maina Air   

1994 - 1999Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mambay Aviation   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mangal Airlines   

2006 - 2008Renamed

^ Comments : MaxAir was formed by Alhaji Mangal as Mangal Airlines and rebranded in 2008

^ Genealogy : Mangal Airlines >MaxAir

Manyatta Engineering Services   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Maple Aviation Logistics  added

2014* - dateActive

^ Comments : Maple Aviation Logistics is private plane charter in Lekki, Lagos that plans to venture into the scheduled domestic passenger services market

^ Genealogy :  

MAS Airlines (Morgan Air Services)   

1996* - 1996*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

MaxAir   

2008 - dateActive

^ Comments : MaxAir was formed by Alhaji Mangal as Mangal Airlines and rebranded in 2008

^ Genealogy : Mangal Airlines >MaxAir

Mebazo Package Tours   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Med-View Airline   

2007 - dateActive

^ Comments : Med-View Airline was formed in 2007

^ Genealogy :  

Merchant Express Aviation Services   

1994 - 1999Inactive

^ Comments : Merchant Express Aviation Services was established 11May1990 & operations started on 04Oct1994

^ Genealogy :  

Meridian Airlines   

2004* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Millenium Air   

2003 - 2006*Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Millennium Air >Emirate Touch Aviation

Morgan International   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Nas Air Nigeria   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

National One   

2013 - 2013Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

New Africa Airlines   

(2006)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nexus Aviation   

2003* - 2003Inactive

^ Comments : Nexus Aviation had its AOC suspended in 2003 by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)

^ Genealogy :  

NICON Airways   

2006 - 2009*Inactive

^ Comments : EAS Airlines began operations as EAS Cargo Airlines in 1983. Fleet Air Nigeria formally merged with EAS Airlines to form NICON Airways

^ Genealogy : EAS Cargo Airlines >EAS Airlines + Fleet Air Nigeria =>Nicon Airways

Nigeria Air Services   

1946 - 1947Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nigeria Airlines.com   

(2004)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nigeria Airways   

1961 - 2003Inactive

^ Comments : Nigeria Airways, founded on 23Aug1958 (after the dissolution of WAAC), commenced operations as West African Airways Corporation Nigeria on 01Oct1958. Rebranded on 22Jan1971

^ Genealogy : West African Airways Corporation Nigeria >Nigeria Airways

NigeriaGlobal   

(2004)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nigerian Eagle   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nigerian Eagle Airlines   

2009 - 2010Renamed

^ Comments : Air Nigeria commenced operations on 28Jun2005 as Virgin Nigeria. Was renamed to Nigerian Eagle Airlines on 17Sep2009 & to Air Nigeria on 02Jun2010, Ceased operations on 10Sep2012

^ Genealogy : Virgin Nigeria >Nigerian Eagle Airlines >Air Nigeria

Nigerian Trade Wings   

1978* - 1979*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

North-East Airlines   

1995* - 1995*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Air Charter   

1981* - 1981Status?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Air Service   

1982* - 1982*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northwest Air Services   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nyemoni Airways   

(1991)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

OAS Helicopters  added

20016 - dateActive

^ Comments : Odengene Air-Shuttle Services Limited is an indigenous aviation company registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) on the 04Feb1992 and licensed by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to provide commercial flight services. The helicopter wing of the company (OAS Helicopters) began commercial flight activity in Feb2006. The company’s head office, which serves as its first heliport, is situated at No. 1 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. The company was founded by Captain Evarest Nnaji

^ Genealogy :  

Odengene Air  updated

1992* - dateActive

^ Comments : Odengene Air-Shuttle Services Limited is an indigenous aviation company registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) on the 04Feb1992 and licensed by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to provide commercial flight services. The company’s operation covers two areas of flight activities: rotary-wing and fixed-wing. The rotary-wing is operated under OAS Helicopters while the fixed-wing is operated as Odengene Air

^ Genealogy :  

Okada Air   

1983 - 2003Inactive

^ Comments : Okada Air was founded in 1983 & started operations in Sep1983

^ Genealogy :  

Omar Air   

**** - ****Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Omni Air   

2004* - dateActive

^ Comments : Omni Air was formed in 2004

^ Genealogy :  

Onedot Aviation   

2003* - 2008*Inactive

^ Comments : Onedot Aviation was formed in 2003

^ Genealogy :  

Oriental Airlines   

1990 - 2003Inactive

^ Comments : Oriental Airlines was founded in 1989

^ Genealogy :  

Overland Airways   

2003 - dateActive

^ Comments : Overland Airways operations started 24Nov2003 with domestic scheduled services from Lagos

^ Genealogy :  

Overnight Cargo Nigeria   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pan African Airlines   

1961 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pan Nnannah Airways   

(2000*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

PMAS Regional Airlines   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Premier Airlines   

(2005)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Premium Air Shuttle (PAS)   

1999* - 2006*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Prime Air Services   

2000^ - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Private Airlines   

(2010)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Rahamaniyya Airlines   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Red 1 Xpress   

(2010)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Regina Air   

(2013)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Re-Routine Air   

2012 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

RiteTime   

**** - ****Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

RN Air Cargo   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Routair Aviation   

1994* - 1998Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Royal Airlines   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Royal Phonix Air   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Royal Star Airlines   

1995* - 1995*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sallbas Airlines   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Savannah Airlines   

2001* - 2003*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Savva Airlines   

(1989*)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Selcon International   

1993* - 1993*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Shaft Air Services   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Sky Executive Airlines   

**** - ****Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SkyBird Air   

2011* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skybridge Airline   

(2008)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skyjet Aviation (Barbedos Aviation Services)   

2012* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skylimit Jet and Charter Services   

2010* - 2010*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skyline   

1999 - 2008*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skypower Express Airways (Express Airways Nigeria)   

1985 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Slok Airlines   

2004 - 2004Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Slok Air International

SMA Airlines   

1999* - 2000*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sobreiro Air   

(1991)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sosoliso Airlines   

2000 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Sosoliso Airlines was established in 1994 and started operations in Jul2000. Ceased operations on 30Apr2007

^ Genealogy :  

Space World International Airlines   

2004* - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Space World International Airlines ceased operations on 30Apr2007

^ Genealogy :  

Sparrows Air   

(2000)Began?

^ Comments : NCAA withdrew Sparrows Airs' air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Stallion Air   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

TaK Aviation   

2010 - 2012*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAS (Thames Air Services & Charter)   

1993* - 1994Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAT Nigeria   

2008* - 2009*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TopBrass Aviation   

2011* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Toucan Aviation   

2015* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Tradecraft Air   

2010* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans African Airlines   

(****)Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Sahara Air   

2001 - 2006*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Sahel Airlines   

1985^ - 1995Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Sky Airlines   

(2006)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans-Air Services   

1990sStatus?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Triax Airlines   

(2013*)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Triax Airlines (Triax Air Services)   

1992 - 2000Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

United Air Express   

Early 1990sInactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

United Air Services (UAS Cargo)   

1980sInactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Venture Africa Airlines   

(1995*)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Virgin Nigeria   

2005 - 2009Renamed

^ Comments : Air Nigeria commenced operations on 28Jun2005 as Virgin Nigeria. Was renamed to Nigerian Eagle Airlines on 17Sep2009 & to Air Nigeria on 02Jun2010, Ceased operations on 10Sep2012

^ Genealogy : Virgin Nigeria >Nigerian Eagle Airlines >Air Nigeria

West African Airways Corporation Nigeria   

1958 - 1961Renamed

^ Comments : Nigeria Airways, founded on 23Aug1958 (after the dissolution of WAAC), commences operations as West African Airways Corporation Nigeria on 01Oct1958. Rebranded on 22Jan1971

^ Genealogy : West African Airways Corporation Nigeria >Nigeria Airways

West African Venturers   

1975 - 1975Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

West Coast Airlines   

(2010)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

West Link Airlines   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments : West Link Airlines' AOC granted in Jun2014

^ Genealogy :  

Western Airlines   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Wings Aviation   

2001* - 2012Renamed

^ Comments : Wings Aviation merged into JEDAir in 2012

^ Genealogy : Wings Aviation >>JEDAir

Yakamata Air Services   

(1999*)Began?

^ Comments : The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) withdrew their air transport licence in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Yvic Air   

1992* - 1997Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Zenith Air   

1992 - 1994*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

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