Overland Airways was incorporated on September 17, 1998. It is an airline registered to operate charter and scheduled flights. The airline commenced operations in 2002 with the aim of increasing the prosperity of the Nigerian hinterland by facilitating the transportation of business (men), investors, government officials from one point to another and till date, is the pride of Nigeria in the airline industry.
Overland Airways operates scheduled domestic flight services within Nigeria called 'Business Flyer" and has succeeded in bringing air transportation to the hinterland of Nigeria. Its routes include: Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, Ilorin, Akure, Dutse, Minna, Bauchi, Asaba and Jalingo. Overland Airways also operates charter services to various destinations in Nigeria, West and Central Africa.
Overland Airways has contributed to the economic growth of host states by connecting them to Abuja and Lagos, the main economic hubs of the country.
The airline operates a fleet of modern equipment and facilities to provide high standard of service. Overland Airways has a fleet of 9 modern aircraft composed of ATR-42s, ATR-72s and Beechcraft 1900Ds which it deploys to various destinations in Nigeria, West and Central Africa.
Overland Airways is the only airline older than 10 years in existence in Nigeria today not under the control of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Overland Airways has the economic stability to continue to empower Nigeria's hinterland economies with sustainable, safe and comfortable flight services.
Overland Airways has been recognized as the fastest growing domestic airline in Nigeria amongst other industry awards that it has received since inception. ( The airline is an International Air Transport Association (IATA) Member; having successfully completed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and listed on the IOSA Registry IOSA is a global standard and a benchmark for enhancing operational safety of airlines. )