Allied Air

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Allied Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
HubsMurtala Mohammed International Airport
Fleet size4
HeadquartersLagos, Nigeria
Key peopleVal Tongo (CEO)

Allied Air is a cargo airline based in Lagos, Nigeria. It operates scheduled and charter services in Nigeria and throughout Africa. Its main base is Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.[1][2]


The airline was established in 1998.[2] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) set a deadline of April 30, 2007 for all airlines operating in the country to re-capitalise or be grounded. Allied Air successfully re-capitalised and was registered for operation.[3]


Key scheduled destinations include Accra, Freetown, Monrovia, Entebbe, and Malabo.[1] It also has regular services to Liege.[2]


The Allied Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of February 2021):[4]

Allied Air Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Notes
Boeing 737-400F 3 1 operating for DHL Aviation
Boeing 737-800F 1
Total 4

The airline used to operate Boeing 727-200Fs and one was written off in an accident on June 2, 2012.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On June 2, 2012, a Boeing 727-200F, operating flight Allied Air Flight 111, overshot the runway as it landed at Kotoka International Airport in the Ghanaian city of Accra after flying from Lagos, Nigeria. The plane continued through the airport boundary fence and across a main road, hitting a minivan. 10 people in the minivan were killed outright. The plane's four crew suffered minor injuries.[5][6]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b Allied Air website retrieved 12 May 2007
  2. ^ a b c ANA Aviation Archived 2007-06-29 at the Wayback Machine retrieved 12 May 2007
  3. ^ All 5 May 2007[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 22.
  5. ^ "Cargo Plane Hits Bus in Ghana Airport Crash". BBC. June 2, 2012. Retrieved June 2, 2012.
  6. ^ "Accident: Allied Cargo B722 at Accra on Jun 2nd 2012, overran runway on landing". AVHerald. June 2, 2012. Retrieved June 2, 2012.