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Air Peace: Patriotism alone won’t cut it, by Muyiwa Adetiba

Air Peace: Patriotism alone won’t cut it, by Muyiwa Adetiba

Late Chief OluAboderin, the Founding Chairman of Punch Newspapers travelled quite a bit in his days and his preference was for the defunct Nigeria Airways whenever possible. I am a witness to this in a way. We had cause to travel out together a couple of times and he always leaned towards flying with the […]
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Air Peace makes history, begins first direct flight from Nigeria to Israel

Air Peace makes history, begins first direct flight from Nigeria to Israel

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace has attained another milestone, as it begins the first direct flight from Nigeria to the State of Israel on April 20, 2023. The Israeli Minister of Transportation and Road Safety, Brigadier General Miri Regev who disclosed this in Israel, noted that this would be a historical feat, as there had […]

Air Peace expands flight operations to China, India

Air Peace expands flight operations to China, India

Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace, has revealed plans to extend flight operations to Guangzhou, China and Mumbai, India, with scheduled flight operations to this month. The Spokesperson of Air Peace, Mr Stanley Olisa, made the disclosure in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos. Olisa said that Israel flight operations was also underway. He said these […]

Shuaibu on Emir and Air Peace: Teacher don’t teach me nonsense

Shuaibu on Emir and Air Peace: Teacher don’t teach me nonsense

By Tony Eluemunor Mr. Shuaibu’s write up, “Air Peace, Kano Emir and unwarranted attacks” (Vanguard online, of March 4, this year) began with this unfortunate intro: “Beyond theory, strategic communication doesn’t seek publicity in whatever ways through the media. It considers the dynamics of the environment, the target audiences, their behaviours, and trending issues for […]

Air Peace honours Nigerian military with Priority boarding

Air Peace honours Nigerian military with Priority boarding

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace, has announced the introduction of a Priority Boarding Policy for Nigeria’s military personnel- both serving and retired. According to the Executive Chairman of the airline, Barrister Allen Onyema, this is a way of honouring them for the huge sacrifices they make for the nation.Onyema said that the airline holds in […]

Air Peace begins scheduled flights into Anambra

Air Peace begins scheduled flights into Anambra

Nigeria’s airline, Air Peace, begins scheduled flights into Anambra on Tuesday. Its spokesman, Mr Stanley Olisa, confirmed the development in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday. Olisa stated that the commencement followed approval of the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority. He added that the consistent route expansion […]

Anambra Airport: Air Peace to refund fares to intended passengers

Anambra Airport: Air Peace to refund fares to intended passengers

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline is to refund fares to passengers who paid for a special flight arranged by the airline for the official opening of the newly constructed Anambra International Cargo and Passengers Airport, Umueri, Anambra State. This is due to the federal government directive that the official opening of the newly constructed […]

Awards, encomiums on Onyema as Air Peace turns 7

Awards, encomiums on Onyema as Air Peace turns 7

By Lawani Mikairu As Air Peace airline clocks seven years of coming into the Nigeria aviation industry, stakeholders and industry watchers have showered the Executive Chairman, Barrister Allen Onyema and the airline with encomiums and awards. Recall that Air Peace started commercial flight operations in October, 2014. Only last week, the airline was recognised with […]

Air Peace: Does Nigeria need a national carrier?

Air Peace: Does Nigeria need a national carrier?

By Nnamdi Ojiego This report x-rays the importance and role of a national carrier and how privately-owned airlines like Air Peace are filling the gap in the absence of government owned. Read on. Following several failed attempts by the successive federal government of Nigeria to float or revive the now moribund national carrier, experts and […]

Air Peace to partner Anambra govt to establish flying school, maintenance plant

Air Peace to partner Anambra govt to establish flying school, maintenance plant

By Vincent Ujumadu A private airline, Air Peace, is to establish a flying academy in partnership with the Anambra State government at Umueri, the community where the newly constructed Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport is located. The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, who spoke after a tour of the […]

I didn’t call Biafra, Yoruba nation agitators cowards – Onyema, Air Peace boss

I didn’t call Biafra, Yoruba nation agitators cowards – Onyema, Air Peace boss

By Nnamdi Ojiego Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Airline, Chief Allen Onyema, has said there was never a time he called those agitating for separate nations cowards. Onyema was reacting to a news report in a national daily (not Vanguard), titled, “Onyema Blasts Secessionists as Cowards”. In an exclusive interview with Vanguard, the Air […]

Only Air Peace has acquired brand new aircraft recently – stakeholders

Only Air Peace has acquired brand new aircraft recently – stakeholders

By Lawani Mikairu Industry stakeholders have frowned at the reports indicating that one of Nigeria’s major carriers has acquired brand new Airbus A2020, saying that such claim, which is false, is deceptive and should be discouraged by the regulatory authority, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).Reacting to the claim, the Chief Operating Officer of Air […]

Air Peace’s brand new E195-E2 aircraft on test flights, preparatory to deployment

Air Peace’s brand new E195-E2 aircraft on test flights, preparatory to deployment

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline two brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft are currently operating test flights in preparation for deployment into service. Stanley Olisa, Spokesperson for the airline, who made this disclosure yesterday ( Friday ),  said that ” one of the aircraft was flown empty from Lagos to Owerri, Abuja and Port Harcourt […]

Air Peace commences Ilorin route, doubles Accra flights

Air Peace commences Ilorin route, doubles Accra flights

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline Monday said it will commence flights to Ilorin from Lagos and Abuja. This is as the airline has also increased Accra flight frequency. Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, who disclosed this today, said that the airline is set to “kick off daily Abuja-Ilorin-Abuja and Lagos-Ilorin-Lagos flights on June […]