Nigeria Airways Ltd., all the more ordinarily known as Nigeria Airways, was a Nigerian aircraft. The organization was established in 1958 after the disintegration of West African Airways Corporation (WAAC). It held the name WAAC Nigeria until 1971, when it was rebranded to the name it had until the point when it stopped activities in 2003. The legislature of Nigeria possessed a dominant part of the aircraft (51%) until 1961, when it supported its interest in the organization to 100% and made it the nation’s banner transporter. At the season of disintegration, the aircraft’s base camp were at Airways House in Abuja. Tasks were accumulated at Murtala Muhammed International Airport and served both residential and worldwide goals for the most part moved in West Africa; the system likewise had focuses in Europe, North America and Saudi Arabia. The carrier was overseen by various remote organizations, including British Airways, the Dutch organization KLM and South African Airways.
Nigeria Airways had its prime in the mid 1980s, just before the flight of a KLM group that had been contracted to make the aircraft effective and productive. Around then, its armada comprised of around 30 flying machine, however the transporter was two years behind with its records to the degree that air ship were gained for cash. Owned or rented, the bearer worked an assortment of flying machine amid its history, including the Airbus A310, the Boeing 737, and the Douglas DC-10, of which it flew the last one at any point manufactured. Tormented by mis-administration, defilement, and overstaffing, at the season of conclusion the carrier had obligations totalling US$528,000,000 (comparable to $702,408,104 in 2017), a poor wellbeing record, and its agent armada included a solitary flying machine flying residential courses and in addition two rented air ship working the universal network. Nigeria Airways was prevailing by Virgin Nigeria, and the ground offices were assumed control by Arik Air.