Green Africa acquires third ATR 72-600s from ACIA, prepares for inaugural flight

New entrant, Green Africa has completed acceptance of Three ATR 72-600s From ACIA Aero Leasing in Preparation for Entry-Into-Service as the airline’s third aircraft with registration ZS-XZC /5N-GAD arrived in Lagos on today.

 Amid the pandemic-induced market disruption, Green Africa laid out a road-map for market entry by deploying ACIA’s ATR aircraft to deliver affordable, short-haul connectivity between Nigerian cities to stimulate the region’s economic development and business activity.


Green Africa’s ATR 72-600 at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. Courtesy: Green Africa

Babawande Afolabi, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Green Africa, said: “Receiving our third aircraft today signifies Green Africa’s readiness to enter into service and start serving our customers. ACIA Aero Leasing has been a very supportive partner and we are proud of this relationship.”

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ACIA Aero Leasing Chief Executive Officer Mick Mooney also said, “We are thrilled to have partnered with Green Africa’s experienced management team to get their airline off the ground while supporting their ambitious mission to use the power of air travel to create a better future for customers and other key stakeholders,”.

The value carrier recently launched ticket sales on greenafrica.comwith flights as low as N16,500 and a ‘gFlyer Special Offer’ which takes 10% off the first booking of gFlyer Community members.


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.

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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.


Wole Shadare


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    • <cite class="fn">Wole Shadare</cite>

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