Okada Air

Okada Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1983 (1983)
Commenced operationsSeptember 1983 (1983-09)
Ceased operations1997 (1997)
Okada Air Boeing 747-100, Manchester, 1993
Okada Air Douglas DC-8, Luxembourg, 1985
The abandoned fleet of Okada Air at the Benin Airport, 2006. One Boeing 727 and 17 BAC 1-11 are visible

Okada Air was an airline based in Benin City, Nigeria. The carrier was established in 1983 with a fleet of BAC-One Eleven 300s. and started charter operations in September the same year. In 1984, a Boeing 707-355C was acquired for cargo operations. By 1990, ten BAC One-Elevens were bought, and eight more were acquired in 1991. The company was granted the right of operating international flights in 1992.

The owner of Okada Air was Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin. In 1997, the company was disestablished.


Okada Air served the following destinations throughout its history:

Historical fleet details

Accidents and incidents

Fatal accidents

Non-fatal hull-losses

See also

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