ValueJet (not to be confused with ValuJet) is a Nigerian virtual carrier that operates scheduled flights to cities within Nigeria including Lagos, Abuja, Asaba, Kano and Jos, among others. The airline also offers charter services. ValueJet Nigeria was established to provide tailored aviation solutions in Nigeria and the West African region. The airline aims to offer reliable and efficient air transportation services for various purposes.
ValueJet also specialises in air ambulance services, providing medical transportation for individuals who require urgent medical attention.
ValueJet is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. Its hub airport is Murtala Muhammed International Airport. ValueJet launched its first commercial flights on the 10th of October 2022, starting off with domestic routes from Lagos to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Jos and Asaba.
ValueJet has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage.
If you're flying with ValueJet, you're allowed to take one piece of carry-on baggage. The maximum dimensions are 55 x 40 x 24cm (21 x 15 x 9in) and the bag cannot weigh more than 7kg (15lbs). The bag must be able to fit underneath the seat in front of you or in the overhead lockers.
ValueJet has different baggage policies depending on the ticket fare you purchased the at the time of booking.
For ValueLite passengers you'll only be allowed to bring 1 piece of 7kg carry-on baggage. This means that you'll have no free checked baggage.
For ValueXtra passengers you're allowed one piece of checked baggage that cannot exceed the maximum weight of 20kg (44lbs).
For Value Premium passengers, you're allowed to bring 2 pieces of checked baggage, which are included in the price. The weight of your checked baggage cannot exceed more than 30kg.
ValueJet offers both low-cost and premium fare types for its customers - these are ValueLite, ValueXtra and ValuePremium
Baggage allowance of 7kg (15lbs) of hand luggage which cannot exceed dimensions of 55 x 40 x 24cm (21 x 15 x 9in) and must fit underneath the seat in front of you or in the overhead locker.
Specific seats designated for ValueLite passengers are available for you to select
ValueXtra lets you take 1 piece of checked baggage that cannot weigh more than 20kg (44lbs).
ValueXtra seats are located after the ValuePremium seats.
Priority check-in, boarding and disembarkment is available, as well as airport lounge access. This ticket is also flexible, with no change fees should you need to change your flight.
2 x pieces of checked baggage - each bag must not exceed 30kg (66lbs). You're also allowed one piece of hand luggage that mustn't exceed 7kg (15lbs) in weight and 55 x 40 x 24cm (21 x 15 x 9in) in dimensions.
ValuePremium seats are located in the first 3 rows of the aircraft.
With ValueJet, you'll get priority check-in, boarding and dis-embarkment. Airport lounge access is available. If you need to change your flight, there are no change fees.
In-flight entertainment is not provided on board a ValueJet flight. Wi-Fi is also not available. We suggest bringing your own forms of entertainment for your flight, such as a book to read or your favourite movies/TV shows downloaded on your electronic devices.
Due to the very short flight lengths between the Nigerian cities that ValueJet flies to, food is not provided on the flight. It is likely that the airline serves snacks and soft drinks.
ValueJet has a different check-in opening and closing times depending on the method of check-in you choose.
You can check in online for your ValueJet flight through ValueJet's online check-in page.
Airport check-in is available however it is not yet known when check-in opens and closes for ValueJet flights. Therefore, we recommend you arrive at the airport at least 2-3 hours before the flight is scheduled to depart, so that you have plenty of time to find the ValueJet check-in counter and find out more information from there.
ValueJet has its own frequent flyer/loyalty program called ValueFlyer. It has been specifically designed to enable frequent ValueJet flyers to earn and spend points to receive unique rewards and benefits, further improving their flight experience with ValueJet. There are four membership levels: Purple Tier, Silver Tier, Gold Tier and Platinum Tier.
This is the first tier for all members, starting off with 0 points. Once the ValueFlyer member gains points, the points expire after 36 months. The member can spend points on air and non-air partners with ValueJet.
This tier is achieved after the ValueFlyer member has reached 300 points. There is an extra baggage allowance of 5kg (11lbs) and the member also receives complimentary gifts as well as the benefits involved in the Purple Tier.
To reach Gold Tier, the ValueJet member needs to have obtained 540 points. In this tier, members get priority check-in, boarding and lounge access. An additional 10kg (22lbs) can be added to the baggage allowance and the member also experiences benefits from the previous tiers (Purple and Silver).
The highest tier can be reached after a member has earned 720 points. Platinum Tier gives ValueJet members priority check-in, boarding and lounge access as well as an additional 15kg (33lbs) of baggage allowance. Platinum Tier members can also enjoy all of the benefits included in the Purple, Silver and Gold Tiers.
The number of points earned per flight is calculated by the route, fare and cabin class. To find out more information, please check out ValueJet's page on the ValueFlyer loyalty program.
ValueJet isn't currently part of any airline alliances.
ValueJet offers a number of different special services for its passengers.
ValueJet allows children between the ages of 5 and 15 to travel alone. Children should be accompanied by an adult until the ValueJet Unaccompanied minor service arrives.
If you or a member of your party require a wheelchair, please Contact Us at least 24 hours prior to the flight departure. We'll inform the airline that you'll need a wheelchair getting to/from the aircraft. You can also request a wheelchair at the airport.
ValueJet kindly requests that you carry your prescription when travelling, especially when you are carrying more than the permitted cabin. If you're unsure about what medication you're allowed to bring on board please contact ValueJet.
ValueJet doesn't allow animals in the cabin under any circumstances. To find out more about travelling with pets in the cargo please contact ValueJet.
As of January 2023, ValueJet flies to only a handful of cities within Nigeria but is expected to expand its network after its fleet has grown. Daily flights are operated from Lagos to Port Harcourt, Abuja, Asaba and Benin City.
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Murtala Muhammed International Airport is an international airport based in Lagos, Nigeria. It's named after Murtala Muhammed, the fourth military ruler of Nigeria, and was built during World War II. The airport is a hub for ValueJet and other Nigerian airlines including Arik Air, Azman Air, Med-View Airline, Air Peace and Ibom Air. Other major airlines from across the globe fly to this airport including Air France, Emirates and United Airlines, among others.
This airport has seen many improvements over recent years, with malfunctioning systems like air conditioning and luggage belts being repaired. The entire airport was deep cleaned after the COVID-19 pandemic and many new restaurants and duty-free stores have had the opportunity to open, now that travel is back in demand.
ValueJet's fleet consists of 3 aircraft. It currently has 2 x Bombardier CRJ900s that used to belong to Air Nostrum and 1 x ;Bombardier CRJ900LR leased from Lufthansa.
Seats on the Bombardier CRJ900 are in a 2 x 2 format. There are over 70 passenger seats inside this aircraft. Each seat is 17.5in (44.5cm) wide with a seat pitch of 31in (78cm).
If you wish to pre-select your seat for your ValueJet flight you can do so! Simply head to the top of the page and click the 'Manage my Booking' button. So, whether you love sitting on the window seat or aisle seat you can pre-book your seat before you fly. We adivse that you pre-select your seat for your ValueJet flight to better your in-flight experience
10th October 2022
The newest airline founded in Nigeria, ValueJet, has officially begun operating its first flights from the 10th of October 2022, starting off frequent flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt, Jos, Abuja and Asaba. ValueJet expects competition with a range of other larger airlines in Nigeria, including Arik Air and Air Peace.
23rd September 2022
After the successful completion of the mandatory regulatory requirements provided by the NCAA (Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority), ValueJet received its Air Operator Certificate, kickstarting its launch in early October.