Although a fairly new entity in the air cargo market, Allied Air comprises some of the industry’s most experienced people.

Allied Air was founded in 1998 by Valentine Tongo, the current MD/CEO and principal shareholder of Allied Air Limited. Captain Valentine Tongo is a seasoned airline pilot who has operated various aircraft types including the Boeing series 747,707 and the DC-10. He has also operated BAC 1-11 and the HS-125 aircrafts. Over a period spanning more than 30 years he has acquired a wealth of experience and know how in management and flight operations in the aviation industry.


Allied Air commenced operations over seventeen years ago and has successfully established an enviable reputation as a Cargo Airline with quality and reliable delivery standards and an exemplary air safety record. Allied Air is proud to have several world class companies as regular clients/customers.


The Airline is fully authorised and recognised by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority as a National Flag Carrier. Allied Air is also the Designated Cargo Airline on numerous routes across Africa under the Bi-Lateral Services Agreement and is the first IOSA certified cargo airline in Africa.


With corporate headquarters and facilities at the Mohammed Airport in Lagos, Nigeria – Allied Air boasts of an impressive Transit Cargo and Warehousing Facilities equipped with state of the art equipment. A highly skilled and well-motivated work force run the Flight Operations, Engineering, Technical Records, Training and Cargo Document Processing Departments.


The Airline currently employs over 120 staff including flight crew. Allied Air has offices in locations throughout Nigeria and Overseas offices in London, Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels.

What sets us apart


Speed of delivery

We respect deadlines and targets, and make it our priority to move air freight swiftly and safely.


24 hr service

Our offices are open all day and all year round so that we can respond to the needs/ requests of our various customers/clients. Our telephone lines are open 24 hours a day, throughout the year.


Expansive network

We have a network of dedicated sales agents worldwide. We are therefore well positioned to offer links from China, Dubai and Europe.