Since the attack of September 11, 2001, the world watched how drastic and catastrophic terrorism could be. This incident signified a major awareness that terrorism was alive and using means, such as the aviation industries to make statements. The breach of the Christmas day bomber demonstrated that aviation industries worldwide, lack in security measures that prevent terrorist attacks. This research gives an insight into the aviation security industry in Nigeria, assessing the improvement of aviation security measures before and after the Christmas day bomber (Abdulmutallab). It also specifically examines how the constant threat of terrorism affecting the aviation industry and evaluates the effectiveness of the security measures implemented in Nigeria.