First Nation Airways

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FirstNation Airways
IATA ICAO Callsign
- FRN FIRST NATION
Founded 2011
Hubs Murtala Mohammed International Airport
Focus cities Lagos
Fleet size 2
Destinations 3
Headquarters Lagos, Nigeria[1]
Key people
  • Kayode Odukoya (Owner)
Website flyfirstnation.com
A First Nation Airways Airbus A320

FirstNation Airways Ltd. Is an airline with its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria. The company is founded and chaired by the ex-CEO of Bellview Kayode Odukoya[1] and received its first three leased Airbus A320-200 aircraft in early April 2011. The airline ceased operations in October 2012, reportedly because of problems with serviceability. The three Airbus A320s were repossessed by the lessor, Aviation Capital Group.[1]

FirstNation resumed daily flights to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in October 2013. Its fleet consists of two Airbus A319-113s formerly owned by the Italian low-cost airline Wind Jet.[2]

Destinations[edit]

FirstNation Airways serves the following destinations:

Fleet[edit]

As of April 2011 the FirstNation Airways fleet consisted of 3 Airbus A320-200 which were returned to lessors in October 2012 .The airline currently operates (as of August 2016) 2 Airbus A319-100s [3]registered 5N-FND named “Endurance” and 5N-FNE named “ Faith”.

First Nation Airways Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers
Airbus A319-100 2 1 142
Total 2 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Information on First Nation Airways at flightglobal.com
  2. ^ "News From the Airways: Africa". Airways. 20 (206): 2. April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 22. 

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