Book a flight on Chachangi Airlines Nigeria
Chanchangi Airlines Nigeria Limited is a privately owned and operated airline with its Administrative Head Office in Kaduna in Nigeria and its main base at Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos and hubs at Kaduna Airport, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja and Port Harcourt International Airport.
The airline was established in 1994 with flight operations commencing between Kaduna, Lagos, Owerri, Abuja and Port Harcourt in 1997. Chachangi airline is one of the smaller national passenger carriers in Nigeria although still managing to offer flights to a number of destinations within the country.
Chanchangi Airlines conducts charter flights both within and outside Nigeria with charter partners including The United Nations, The Nigerian Army, Armed Forces Command & Staff College, Jaji, Nigerian Football Authority and Getra in Equatorial Guinea.
The airline has over the years had a rocky history with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) grounding them on one occasion, citing a regulation that no airline can operate with only one aircraft in service which Chachangi Airlines had at the time. The airline has also had a number of safety incidents and near-accidents over the last few years resulting in the suspension of their services. As of 2011, they are fully operational with no suspensions.
The Chachangi Airlines fleet currently consists of eleven Boeing 737-300 aircraft capable of seating 144 passengers, eleven Boeing 737-200 aircraft with a seating capacity of 116 passengers and twelve B737-NG aircraft with a seating capacity of 50 passengers.
Chachangi Airlines offer eight scheduled flights between Abuja and Lagos Monday to Friday as well as seven scheduled flights between Abuja and Lagos on both Saturdays and Sundays.
The airline currently flies to various destinations in Nigeria, with Kaduna as its operating base and Lagos as its main Hub. The airline flies regularly scheduled flights on routes from Murtala Mohammed Internerational Airport in Lagos, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Kaduna Airport, Sam Mbakwe International Airport in Owerri and Port Harcourt International Airport in Port Harcourt.