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Unfortunately, in 2012, Virgin Nigeria ceased flying operations. We suggest to book flights to and from Nigeria with:
Virgin Nigeria, Air Nigeria or Nigerian Eagle Airline was the national flag carrier of Nigeria and operated regional and domestic passenger services.
Air Nigeria was based at Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos.
Previously, Virgin Nigeria had codeshare agreements with Kenya Airways and Delta Air Lines and operated A330-200, B737-300 and B737-400s.
Virgin Nigeria flew to many destinations including Abidjan, Accra, Abuja, Banjul, Benin City, Brazzaville, Calabar, Cotonou, Dakar, Douala, Dubai, Enugu, Johannesburg, Kano, Lagos, Libreville, London, Monrovia, Owerri, Sao Tome, Sokoto, Warri and Port Harcourt.
In September 2004, Nigerian Government and Virgin Group signed an agreement to establish a new airline for Nigeria called Virgin Nigeria. In January 2009, Virgin Nigeria announced they would suspend all long haul flights to London Gatwick Airport and Johannesburg. In September 2009, Virgin Nigeria announced they had rebranded as Nigerian Eagle Airlines.
In June 2010, the name was further rebranded to Air Nigeria, but unfortunately in September 2012, the airline ceased flying.
Previously, Virgin Nigeria operated a frequent flyer program called Eagleflier to reward regular travellers with the airline.
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Reborn as Nigerian Eagle Airlines, the former Virgin Nigeria is rapidly expanding its route network and has great fares to Lagos, Abuja and Calabar. Virgin Nigeria becomes Nigerian Eagle Airlines Virgin NigeriaVirgin Nigeria / Nigerian Eagle is a joint venture between Nigerian financial institutions and Virgin Atlantic, which was set up in 2005 to become the flag carrier of Nigeria. The airline operates domestic, regional and intercontinental flights, currently flying to Douala, Accra, Abuja, Calabar, Port Harcourt, Kano, Owerri, Sokoto, Dakar, Johannesburg, Abijan and Libreville as well as the flag carrying route to London Gatwick. The long haul routes operate a three class configuration: Economy, Premium Economy and Business class. The short haul routes omit the Premium Economy offering. Nigerian EagleVirgin Nigeria’s distinctive livery is now being replaced on the side of 2 x Airbus A340-300 aircraft and 7 x Boeing 737-300’s. Virgin NigeriaVirgin’s Australian venture was called Virgin Blue and adapted the airline livery accordingly. Virgin Nigeria refrained from being Virgin Green but the customary Virgin Atlantic livery was adapted to include masses of the same shade of green as the Nigerian national flag. The green theme is retained in the new livery, which was unveiled in September 2009. Flights to Lagos on Virgin Nigeria / Nigerian Eagle With only a 49% share of the company you shouldn’t be surprised if the on-board service isn’t 100% Virgin Atlantic, but with an experienced management team running things and good mid-morning times from Gatwick plus a relaxed night flight home, Nigerian Eagle are a great way to get between London and Lagos. Cheap flights to Lagos, Abuja,