Green Africa bursts unto domestic scene June 24, 2021 with ATR 72-600 aircraft

Start-up airline, Green Africa has concluded plans to scheduled flight operations. This is coming as the carrier would also begin ticket sales via its website – ahead of flight operations following pre-sales approvals from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Commercial flights to and from Lagos connecting Akure, Ilorin, Abuja, Owerri, Port Harcourt and Enugu, according to the airline are scheduled to commence from June 24th, 2021.

 Two ATR 72-600 aircraft (with registrations 5N-GAE and 5N-GAA) have been received with a third aircraft (5N-GAD) expected soon.


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

 To mark this major milestone, ourfirst set of gFlyers to book ticketson will enjoy 10% off the value of tickets as at booking time.

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This offer applies across all products- gSaver, gClassicTM and gFlexTM. Ahead of ticket sales, a virtual general “gFlyer Info Session” is planned to provide adequate knowledge about the value airline’s operations, differentiated core and travel extra offerings as a value carrier andthe experiences customers should expect onboard. This info session will be anchored by senior members of the gTeam.

Speaking on the plan to commence the “gFlyer Special Offer” flight ticket sales, Babawande Afolabi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Green Africa said, “This is a pivotal milestone on this journey, and we are delighted that the Green Africa vision is becoming a reality. We look forward to serving our customer and building Green Africa at scale.”

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The special offer is in addition to the low fare product offerings in comparison to the current air travel ticket prices in the market and valid for purchases made before the first flight on June 24th.

To enjoy the “gFlyer Special Offer”, customers are to visit to join the gFlyer Community and claim their unique gFlyer number. Unique special offer codes will be delivered to their valid email addresses ahead of the booking website reveal planned for May 25th, 2021 by 12 noon (WAT).

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