Air Peace donates 550KVA generator to Unizik Teaching Hospital

Photo Caption: Air Peace Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Allen Onyema (2nd left) exchanging pleasantries with the Chief Medical Director of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Anthony Igwegbe (left) and others during the airline’s donation of a 550KVA generator to the teaching hospital in Nnewi, Anambra State on Wednesday Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema on Wednesday extended his philanthropy to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik) Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State with the donation of a 550KVA generator to the facility. Making the donation to the…

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African airlines experience 5.7% rise in demand for Nov. 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November 2018 with African airlines experiencing a 5.7 percent rise in demand compared to November 2017, down from 6.4 percent in October but higher than the five-year average of 5.8percent . Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.2 percent compared to November 2017, a slight deceleration from 6.3 percent growth in October. Capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.8 percent over the year-ago period, and load factor dipped 0.4 percentage point to…

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Air Peace crew foil attempt to traffic 3-day-old baby

Eagle-eyed Air Peace all-female crew comprising Captain Sinmisola Ajibola, Senior First Officer Onohi Agboighale, Mojoko Ewane, Taiye Abbey, Victoria Ukpiaifo and Ngozi Ezeamaka on Sunday frustrated an attempt by a middle-aged woman and her collaborators to traffic a three-day-old baby boy through the Port Harcourt Airport to Lagos. The suspect had booked Air Peace Port Harcourt-Lagos Flight P4 7393 on Sunday. During boarding, the Lead Crew of the flight, Mojoko Ewane observed that the suspect was handling the baby in an awkward manner and decided to question her. When she…

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Air freight demand flat in November 

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0percent) in November 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This was the slowest rate of growth recorded since March 2016, following 31 consecutive months of year-on-year increases.  Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), rose by 4.3percent year-on-year in November 2018. This was the ninth month in a row that capacity growth outstripped demand.  While international e-commerce continues to grow,…

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Air Peace launches direct flights to Banjul, increases Accra service

Air Peace has said it will begin non-stop flights from Lagos to Banjul, The Gambia from Monday, January 7. The airline said it would no longer route its Lagos-Banjul flights through Accra, Ghana. The carrier had earlier broken its connecting flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone. It now operates direct Lagos-Freetown-Lagos flights. In a related development, Air Peace said it was consolidating its leadership of air services on the West Coast of Africa with scheduling of more flights on the Accra, Ghana route. The development, the carrier said, would avail travellers…

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FAAN alerts public of fraudulent recruitment agents

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has warned the general public to desist from any person(s) parading themselves as recruitment agents of the Authority, and consequently extorting money from innocent citizens in the process. FAAN in a statement signed my Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.), general manager corporate affairs said for the purpose of clarity and emphasis, the Authority is not embarking on any recruitment exercise at the moment. The Authority informed the public that recruitment into any government agency has a stipulated procedure, which includes advertisements in national dailies and her…

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Dana Air extends multi-million naira sponsorship deal for Heartland FC

Photo Caption: L-R: Media and Communications Manager of Dana Air, Kingsley Ezenwa and President of Heartland Football Club of Owerri, Chief Goodfaith Etuemena, during the contract extension signing of Dana Air’s sponsorship of the club for another one year recently in Owerri.     Dana Air has extended its Multi-million naira sponsorship deal for Heartland FC of Owerri, Imo state. The sponsorship which was first unveiled in 2018 was extended for the duration of the 2018/ 19 Nigerian Professional League (NPFL) Season at a short ceremony held at the conference hall of…

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Air Peace delivers on promise, begins flight operations at MMA 2

Photo Caption: Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah joined by the Assistant Customer Relations Manager, Mrs. Patricia Ebilah (right), Business Development Manager, Tracy Osakwe (2nd right), Corporate Communications Executive, Mr. Temitope Kayode (3rd right), Customer Service Executive, Mr. John Omafu (3rd left), Head of Corporate Communications, Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, Mrs. Eniola Ade-Solanke (2nd left) and the Group Executive Director of Bi-Courtney, Mr. Rodger Whittle (left) to cut the tape to flag off the airline’s flight operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos on Wednesday Air…

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NCAA sanctions four erring operators for civil aviation violations

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has sanctioned four erring operators for various degrees of violations. This includes both scheduled and non scheduled operators. A statement signed by the general manager Public relations of NCAA, Sam Adurogboye stated that during a spot inspection carried out by NCAA Aviation Safety Inspectors (ASI) on those operators, a number of deficiencies, including non implementation of training programmes of maintenance personnel as required, irregularities concerning Helicopter flight identification, deliberate violation of the Regulations, performing maintenance programme without necessary approval and using outdated manual were…

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Air Peace unveils plan for 2019, assures travellers of better deal

Air Peace has unveiled its plan for the aviation sector in 2019, assuring air travellers of packages including exceptional long-haul flights to Dubai, Sharjah, London, Guangzhou-China, Houston, Mumbai and Johannesburg. A statement issued by Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah quoted the carrier’s Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Allen Onyema as urging staff of the airline to gear up to raise the bar of flight services to the travelling public in 2019. Onyema, the statement added, commended the travelling public for preferring Air Peace and staying loyal to its…

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