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Nigeria plane tickets & flights





Equatorial West Africa's richest country and an emergin air travel market.

PlaneTicketsNow is taking a look at air travel possibilities to-, from- and within Nigeria.


Domestic flights

Good aerial connection of the big cities, includes low cost air travel possibilities.


International flights

Intense air traffic between the big cities (especially Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan) and the rest of Africa and Western Europe especially.


Airlines serving Nigeria


Aero Contractors

Flies domestic and international. Offers scheduled and charter, as well as air charter services.
Destinations of this airline include: Accra (Ghana) and from Nigeria Abuja, Benin City, Calabar, Enugu, Jos, Kaduna, Lagos, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Warri.

Often the airline is simply called "Aero".


Arik Air

Has a domestic, regional and international network serving 30 destinations (as of late 2009).

It is based in Ikeja and has its main hubs ad Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria and at Niamey in Niger.

With this carrier you can reach as far inland as the Saharan Agadez and as north as London (which is the only non-African destination).

Arik Air flies to cities in South Africa (Johannesburg), Sierra Leon (Freetown), Senegal (Dakar), Ghana (Accra), The Gambia (Banjul), Benin (Cotonou) and of course to 5 destinations within Niger and to 17 within Nigeria.


Chanchangi Airlines

Based in Kaduna, this airline flies to 4 cities: Abuja, Lagos, Owerri, Port Harcourt.


Nigerian Eagle Airlines 

Was launched under the brand Virgin Nigeria, but has changed its name in 2008.

This is a low cost airline flying to: Douala (Cameroon), Cotonou (Benin), Libreville (Gabon), Libreville (Côte d'Ivoire/Ivory Coast), Banjul (Gambia), Monrovia (Liberia), Dakar (Senegal) on international routes.

On domestic ones it takes you to: Abuja, Calabar, Kano, Lagos, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Sokoto.


Overland Airways

Small airline from Nigeria.

Has its base in Lagos and hubs in Lagos and Abuja.

Destinations: Abuja, Ilorin, Ibadan and Lagos.


Various other carriers

Major players from the Middle East, Africa, North America and Europe connect this country to their capitals primarily.

From Lagos' Murtala Muhammed International Airport one can get directly to Rome, London, Atlanta, Cairo, Madrid, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Johannesburg and other places.


Destinations, major airports in Nigeria


Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

Ibadan Airport

Kaduna Airport

Kano Mallam Aminu International Airport

Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Port Harcourt International Airport


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