Green Africa to open seven route network on start of operations, AOC at advanced stages


As Green Africa, is now in its advanced stages in the process and acquisition of its Air Operator’s Certificate, AOC, from the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, the Lagos-based value airline has announced it will launch 7 route network ahead of entry into service.

Green Africa route network

“With plans to commence operations from its Lagos base at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT), Green Africa will launch flight operations to connect seven cities after completing its ongoing Air Operator Certificate (AOC) process with the NCAA which is now in advanced stages”.

According to a statement from the airline, additional cities within Nigeria will be added as the value carrier scales its operations. Plans are already underway to establish two more operational bases outside Lagos to stimulate air travel and provide more options to customers.

To facilitate increased economic and trade activities within Nigeria, Green Africa will offer new direct connections from the commercial hub of Lagos (LOS) into these cities:

Akure (AKR)
• Ilorin (ILR)
• Abuja (ABV)
• Enugu (ENU)
• Owerri (QOW)
• Port Harcourt (PHC)

Babawande Afolabi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Green Africa said “Starting with our launch route network, we are crafting a network plan that will afford more customers the opportunity to pursue their economic interest or simply spend more time with family and friends. Our three key product offerings – gSaver, gClassicTM and gFlexTM will afford customers the value of choice and flexibility.”

Green Africa recently received its first aircraft with the second and third aircraft expected to arrive soon. Facilities and infrastructures are now in place to support commercial, flight, and airport operations.

About Green Africa:
Green Africa ( is a value airline based in Lagos, Nigeria. The new airline will offer safe, reliable and affordable air travel to a much broader group of customers and be a significant contributor to the economic development of Nigeria and the African continent. Founded and led by Babawande Afolabi, Green Africa has received its Air Transport License from the Nigerian Government and is now working closely with the NCAA to complete its AOC certification process.