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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 […]
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Jubilation as Air Peace lands in Johannesburg

Jubilation as Air Peace lands in Johannesburg

…South African officials, Nigerians welcome inaugural commercial operation By Lawani Mikairu The inaugural direct flight by Air Peace airline from Lagos to Johannesburg, South Africa  Thursday  would deepen the bi- lateral and economic relationships between Nigeria and South Africa. This is just as it has also been described as a dream come true by Nigeria […]

Air Peace bags Aviation Company of the year award, Onyema most Admired CEO

Air Peace bags Aviation Company of the year award, Onyema most Admired CEO

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace Sunday clinched the Aviation Company of the Year Award under the Sectoral Awards Category at the Nigerian Business Leadership Awards, NBLA, 2020, organised by BusinessDay Newspaper. This is just as the Chairman/CEO of the airline, Mr Allen Onyema, also bagged the Most Admired CEO of the Year under the Global […]

Air Peace flights to Benue will bring foreign investments – Ortom

Air Peace flights to Benue will bring foreign investments – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue says the newly inaugurated Air Peace flight to Makurdi will further open the state to direct foreign investment. Ortom said this during the inaugural flight of Air Peace to Makurdi on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent on the inaugural flight from Lagos-Makurdi-Abuja reports the flight, number P47440 […]

Governor Ortom welcomes Air Peace to Makurdi

Governor Ortom welcomes Air Peace to Makurdi

By Lawani Mikairu Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom Monday applauded Air Peace airline as it  commenced commercial flights into Makurdi, Benue State. With the inaugural flight, Air Peace is the only airline  currently operating Lagos-Makurdi flights. Governor Ortom was on ground to receive the inaugural flight which departed the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos […]

Yuletide: Air Peace assures Nigerians on flights availability

Yuletide: Air Peace assures Nigerians on flights availability

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline yesterday assured all passengers who are yet to secure flights for their trips during the Christmas season that the airline has the capacity to airlift them to their respective destinations. The assurance was given by the  airline’s Chief Operating Officer, Mrs. Toyin Olajide who said that more aircraft would […]

Air Peace attributes reduction of flight frequencies to Covid-19

Air Peace attributes reduction of flight frequencies to Covid-19

… assures of full restoration next week By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline Monday said the recent reduction in the frequencies of flights to various destinations by the airline is due to the Coronavirus lockdown and its effects on aviation globally. This is just as the airline assures its customers of restoration of full frequencies […]

Air Peace to operate special flight to Delhi November

Air Peace to operate special flight to Delhi November

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline has said it will operate a special chartered flight to Delhi, India on the 27th of November and return to Nigeria the following day. According to the Spokesman of the airline , Mr Stanley Olisa, the special flight is open to commercial passengers who want to go to India. […]

Our policy of not carrying excess luggage is safety measures – Air Peace

Our policy of not carrying excess luggage is safety measures – Air Peace

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline weekend said that contrary to what an online report said about the airline dropping some passengers luggage, the decision not to carry excess luggage is a standard safety measures worldwide and has nothing to do with the state of the aircraft. The report had attributed statements to a lawyer […]

Air Peace to commence commercial flights into Johannesburg

Air Peace to commence commercial flights into Johannesburg

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline has announced that it will be commencing regular commercial flight operations from its Lagos hub into the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, soon, in keeping with its vision to provide seamless connectivity across cities. Commenting on the development, Spokesperson of Air Peace, Stanley Olisa said the airline ” has […]

Kingsley Kuku never purchased airplanes for us ― Air Peace

Kingsley Kuku never purchased airplanes for us ― Air Peace

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace has said that contrary to a recent online report, the former Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Office, Mr Kingsley Kuku never purchased aircraft for the airline. It said the report was a rehash of old, false stories. In a statement […]

No one purchased airplanes for us – Air Peace

No one purchased airplanes for us – Air Peace

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace Tuesday said that contrary to a recent online report, the  former Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Office, Mr Kingsley Kuku never purchased aircraft for the airline. It said the report was a rehash of old, false stories. In a statement […]

International flights: Air Peace commends Minister over reciprocity policy

International flights: Air Peace commends Minister over reciprocity policy

By Lawani Mikairu The Chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema yesterday commended the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, for the decision of the federal government to enforce the principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to resume operations in the country as it opens its airspace. According to Onyema, the federal […]

COVID-19 pandemic responsible for sack of pilots — Air Peace

COVID-19 pandemic responsible for sack of pilots — Air Peace

The Air Peace says the devastating effects of COVID-19 pandemic on its operations were responsible for the sacked of some pilots and supporting staff. The company said in a statement on Monday in Lagos that it took the “very painful, but rightful decision”. Also read: Northern Irish Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged […]

Air Peace sacks pilots over pay disagreement

Air Peace sacks pilots over pay disagreement

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace airline Monday sacked some of its pilots over a disagreement in salary and allowances. Recall that there had recently been lingering disagreement over pay cut and reviewed remuneration between the pilots and the management, which has finally culminated to the sacking of some pilots. Notably amongst those affected are those […]