IRS Airlines

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IRS Airlines
IRS Airlines logo.png
IATA
ICAO
LVB
Callsign
SILVERBIRD
Founded 2002
Hubs Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport
Frequent-flyer program T-plus
Fleet size 6
Destinations 6
Company slogan Now you can go places...
Headquarters Lagos, Nigeria
Key people
  • Rabiu Isyaku-Rabiu
  • Yemi Dada
Website www.flyirsairlines.com

IRS Airlines Limited is an airline based in Abuja, Nigeria. It operates scheduled domestic passenger services. Its main base is Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.[1]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 2002 and started operations in March 2002. Its Operational base is in Lagos.[2]

Destinations[edit]

IRS operates services to the following domestic scheduled destinations (as of February 2013):

Accidents and Incidents[edit]

  • On the 11th of May, 2014, an IRS Airlines Fokker 100, registered 5N-SIK, was returning from a post maintenance check-up when it crashed near the township of Ganla, Niger. The two pilots survived with undisclosed injuries.[3]

Fleet[edit]

The IRS Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of December 2010):[4]

IRS Airlines
Aircraft In fleet Order Passengers Notes
Fokker 100 5 0 100
Total 5 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 94. 
  2. ^ Home page IRS Airlines August 13, 2006 Retrieved on 19 October 2009
  3. ^ http://www.punchng.com/news/irs-plane-crashes-in-niger-republic/
  4. ^ http://www.planespotters.net/Airline/IRS-Airlines

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