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Chanchangi Airlines

Chanchangi airlines is a privately owned airline that operates out of Nigeria's major airports. The airline has it's head office in Kaduna in Nigeria, and operates scheduled domestic services from Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and Port Harcourt International Airport. Chanchangi Airlines was founded in January of 1994 by Alhaji Chanchangi. It started operations on May 2 1997. Chanchangi has won the Federal Airports of Nigeria award for best airline in 1998, 1999 and 2000. The Airline was grounded on Jul 5 2010 after failing to meet the requirements of government for each airline to operate more than one aircraft, but resumed operations on October 21 2010.

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2 Sep 2013

Daily flights from Lagos to Yola commence, the addition of this new route is due to the acquisition of a Boeing 737-500 aircraft, which has expanded Chanchangi's fleet.

20 Aug 2010

Chanchangi Airlines Boeing 737-200 5N-BIF operating as flight no 334 strikes a localiser antenna and lands short of the runway at Kaduna airport. Several passengers suffered minor injuries. The airline operations were temporarily suspended.

13 Oct 2007

Chanchangi Airlines Boeing 727 from Kaduna to Abuja en route to Lagos suffers a cockpit fire.

22 Aug 2006

Chanchangi Airlines Boeing 727 makes a hard landing after two tyres burst at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International. There were 98 passengers on board and no casualties.

10 Dec 2005

Chanchangi Airlines operations are suspended based on reports that operations are unsafe. The airline resumed operations on 22 Dec 2005 after passing inspections from the aviation authority.

29 Dec 2004

Chanchangi Airlines Boeing 727 from Port Harcourt crash landed. 81 people on board were unscathed.

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Website Phone Address
Chanchangi Airlines (+ 234) 062 24994 / 062 245677 Chanchangi Office Complex, A 5/6 Kachia Road, Kaduna South, Kaduna, Nigeria

Chanchangi Airlines has a number of airport, city and sales offices, which are tabled below.

Address Phone
Abuja Offices
Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ladi Kwali Way, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria (+234) 09 5230225, Ext 8343 D/L 09 5230011
Transcorp Hilton, Ghana Road, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria (+234) 09 4131811, Ext 6358 D/L 09 4134301
Agura Hotel, Festival Road, Area 10, Abuja, Nigeria (+234) 09 2341752, Ext 1936
Rockview Hotel, Cadastral Zone, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse Zone II, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria (+234) 09 413004, Ext 4052
Kaduna Offices
Chanchangi Town Office, No 8. Ahmadu Bello Way, Kaduna, Nigeria (+234) 062 249949
Hamdala Hotel, No. 26 Waff Road, Kaduna, Nigeria (+234) 062 234595
Kaduna Airport, Kaduna, Nigeria (+234) 062 247355
Lagos Offices
Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria (+234) 0802 341 9800
Ikoyi Hotel, Kingsway Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria (+234) 01 2691539 / 0803 723 3813
Apapa Reservation Center, 24, Commercial Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria (+234) 0803 305 2937
Eko L'Merdian, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria (+234) 01 2624600 / 0802 336 0074
Golden Gate Hotel, 25B, Glover Road/Kingsway Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria (+234) 01 2695337
Airport Hotel, Awolowo Road, Ikkoyi, Lagos, Nigeria (+234) 01 4978670-9
Port Harcourt Offices
Suffy Travels & Towers, Hotel Le Meridien, Tombia Street, Port Harcourt, Nigeria (+234) 084 231064
Hotel Presidential, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Nigeria (+234) 084 234937
Owerri Offices
Empire Hotel Nig. Ltd. 187 Aguiyi Ironsi Layout, Umuahia, Abia, Owerri, Nigeria (+234) 088 220685 / 080 3360074 / 080 34522607


Chanchangi Airlines has it's main operating base at Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport (IATA: LOS, ICAO: DNMM).

Chanchangi Destinations

Chanchangi operates regular scheduled flights between these destinations :

  • Abuja (Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport)

  • Kaduna (Kaduna Airport)

  • Lagos (Murtala Muhammed International Airport)

  • Port Harcourt (Port Harcourt International Airport)

  • Yola (Yola International Airport)

Chanchangi Airlines Fleet

Chanchangi Airlines operates a fleet of :

  • 1 Boeing 737-300 (operated by Jordan Aviation)

  • 2 Boeing 727-300's (BMB and BMC)

  • 1 Boeing 737-500