The history of Allied Air in Nigeria will be explicated in this article and your attention to it will acquaint you with the History of Allied Air.
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This article will disclose to you briefly, the History of Allied air while disclosing its mandate actualization strides. This is a cargo airline that is based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Allied Air is in charge of scheduled and charter services in the country and even across Africa, at large. Allied Air’s main scheduled destinations are Accra, Monrovia, Freetown, Malabo, and Entebbe.
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History of Allied Air
Allied Air is a Nigerian airline that was established in 1998. A few years back, the Government of Nigeria set a deadline of April 30, 2007, for all airlines operating in the country to be grounded, in an effort to ensure better services and safety.
The airline satisfied the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)’s criteria in terms of re-capitalization and was re-registered for operations.
With a feat as colossal as this, Allied Air boosted her customer’s trust and has for over the years been a major airline in Nigeria.
A look into the past
Before Allied Air became a leading figure in Nigeria’s air travel, some ugly instances affected its emergence. Below is one which struck the company a few years ago.
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In the unfortunate situation, a Boeing 727-200F, operating flight allied Air Flight 111, flying from Lagos, Nigeria, overshot the runway as it landed at Kotoka International Airport in the Ghanaian city of Accra, on June 2, 2012.
The plane continued through the main road, the airport boundary fence, and across hitting a minivan. Ten people in the minivan were killed outright. Minor injuries were sustained on the plane’s four crew.
Since then, no major incidence has been recorded because strict adherence to standard and safety practices has been the order of the day. Today, Allied air stands tall even in the face of stiff competition.