Alternative Airlines partners with Wakanow

Alternative Airlines announces partnership with Wakanow to enhance its local airline content in Nigeria

17/07/23 - Alternative Airlines, a leading global flight search and booking site, is excited to announce a partnership with Wakanow Group, Africa’s largest travel technology company with presence in seven countries. This partnership marks an important milestone for Alternative Airlines as it gains access to Wakanow Group’s local content and direct connections with local carriers operating in Nigeria, further strengthening its position and growth opportunities within the Nigerian market.

Wakanow Group, established in 2008, has become a leading player in the African travel market, offering a range of travel services to customers. Wakanow Group also embraces technological innovations, leveraging APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to help partnerships, such as Alternative Airlines, to enhance their flight offerings.

Alternative Airlines has always been committed to offering travellers a wide range of options and a smooth booking experience. By partnering with Wakanow Group, and connecting to their system, Alternative Airlines is able to access Wakanow Group's unique content, ensuring a more extensive range of flights available in Nigeria.

Through Wakanow Group's API, Alternative Airlines will have direct access to local content with the following airlines operating in Nigeria:

Air Peace 

Azman Air 

Aero Contractors

United Nigeria Airlines

Dana Airlines 

Arik Air 


Sam Argyle, Managing Director at Alternative Airlines, commented “We are thrilled to partner with Wakanow Group and enhance our offering in Nigeria. We are dedicated to providing our customers with access to a wide range of flight options. This partnership allows us to tap into Wakanow Group's local expertise and robust network, ensuring our customers have access to Nigeria's best and most comprehensive travel options."

 Also speaking of the new partnership announcement, Bayo Adedeji, Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) at Wakanow Group added: "Our partnership with Alternative Airlines is an endorsement of our quality offerings and advanced technology. This collaboration combines Alternative Airlines' wide flight options with Wakanow Group's local expertise and extensive Nigerian network. This milestone partnership enhances Alternative Airlines’ customers' travel experience by providing access to Nigeria's best travel options.

We are proud to leverage our advanced technological innovations, including our robust API system, to enhance partnerships like the one with Alternative Airlines. Through our technology, our partners are able to seamlessly integrate our local content and direct connections with Nigerian carriers", Adedeji stated.


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About Alternative Airlines:

Alternative Airlines is a flight search and booking site that provides a quick, easy and personalised way to book flights online — with the support of an expert Customer Service team. With a choice of 600+ global airlines, including all major carriers as well as smaller airlines flying to more remote regions of the world, the site has developed industry-leading technology to offer customers more flight options per route. With a commitment to bring greater payment flexibility and convenience to customers, Alternative Airlines’ global audience can choose from 40+ international payment methods, including Buy Now, Pay Later, e-wallets and 70+ cryptocurrencies across 160+ currencies.


About Wakanow Group:

Wakanow Group is a prominent travel and technology company headquartered in Nigeria, with operations in Ghana, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Liberia, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates. The company offers a comprehensive range of travel services globally, including flight bookings, hotel reservations, vacation packages, and more. With a mission to simplify travel planning and meet the unique needs of travellers, Wakanow Group has established itself as a trusted platform and plans expansion into Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Benin, Togo, Benin, and the United States. We are focused on leveraging technology and providing personalized experiences. With a commitment to providing exceptional services and innovative solutions, Wakanow Group has become a trusted platform for travellers. Our subsidiaries are Wakanow Nigeria, and, our fintech arm. For more information, visit