Nigeria Airways which started operation in 1st October 1958, had it “Heydays” before suspending operation in 2003. The Airways had over 30 aircraft in their fleet. The carrier created lots of jobs as it employed over 4,000 Nigerians. Before closure, the Nigerian Airways had 4 domestic destinations – Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt and Lagos while the international destinations are Abidjan, Dubai, Jeddah, London and New York.
Gone were the days. The picture below shows the good old days of Nigeria Airways. Can you Imagine, Nigeria Airways was charging just NGN 5 (Five Naira Only) as service charge.