Niger Airlines was founded in July 31 2012 by Niger economic operators Niger Airlines SA ,the ambition was to fill the gap left by the defunct Air Niger and to contribute opening up the Niger in accordance with the general policy of opening up the Republic of Niger.
As a Limited company Niger Airlines has proven itself in the first hours of its foundation by giving vocation for serving large cities, mining and petroleum cities in Niger, and also the transport of pilgrims to the holy land in Mecca and Medina. The expected impact of the creation of Niger Airlines undoubtedly results the creation of jobs, regular servicing of domestic air ports in Niger for the first two months, the development of trade, a significant contribution to economic and social development of Niger.
Niger Airlines obtained its AOC and launched flight operations on May 4, 2014 at Diori Hamani International Airport in Niamey, in presence of administrative and traditional authorities of the country.Our IATA code: 6N , ICAO: NIN
Currently operating one Fokker 50 flying within Niger domestic routes, with process to purchase 2 ATR 72-200, in addition to add another tow ATR 72-500 by the end of 2015, two A320 by mid of 2016
The proposed new airline’s mission, simply stated, is to fill a niche in the growing air‐travel and cargo markets linking Western Africa, and points beyond, to Southern Africa and Middle East; to achieve high, load factors by identifying and serving key routes and city pairs currently unserved, under‐served, or poorly served, and where significant unmet demand exists; and to set a new standard for air service and professionalism both within the target market region and beyond. By utilizing the latest aviation, electronic, and informational technologies, and by designing effective and efficient systems and building in quality control from the outset, we aim to ensure the highest level of service, operations, and safety, all based around the needs, wants, comfort, and convenience of the passenger and the cargo client.
This combination of technology, service orientation, and quality oversight will help keep costs at a minimum and maximize profits to the airline and its investors. It also will help build the strong customer satisfaction and excellent reputation that will enable the airline to build solid, and crucially important, interline arrangements necessary to expand its scope and customer attraction in the early stages, and which will lead to continued long‐term growth both within the target market area and, looking toward the future, beyond.
In the near future plans to operate to West and Central Africa with plans also to serve destinations such as Jeddah and Dubai
Niger Airlines received an honorary award in January 5, 2014 by the Communication Agency “SUD CONTACT” and official expressions of satisfaction respectively from the Office of the Organization of Hajj and Umrah (COHO) and also from the National Union of Pilgrimage Agencies of Niger(SNAP).
Niger Airline proud itself it can perform the below flight services:
- Scheduled Airline.
- Charter service.
- Hajj and Umra.
- VIP flights.
- FIFO, mines and refineries.
- Flight Training.
- Tow Fokker 50
- One ATR 72-200 (expecting delivery mid June 2015)
- One B737-200
Where we fly?
Domestic destinations out of Niamey
Sub African destinations
Route plan for 2016