I never accused government of impoverishing Nigerian airlines – Air Peace boss

The Chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema has expressed shock at the report credited to him accusing the federal government of impoverishing Nigerian airlines, noting that such report was not done in good faith.  Onyema who granted interview to selected Nigerian journalists in Dubai to mark the inaugural flight of the airline at the weekend said that instead of criticizing government he actually commended the current administration that made it possible for the airline to grow and be able to operate international service.  He wondered what might have…

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Air Peace chairman pledges support for late Chris Iwara’s family

The Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Mr. Allen Onyema has pledged that the company will ensure the family of the late Mr. Chris Iwara, the airline’s former Corporate Communication manager who died on June 5th in a ghastly motor accident at Mangoro area of Dopemu along the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway in Lagos is adequately catered for. Mr. Onyema described the death of Chris as one of the saddest day in his life and explained that staff of the airline are finding it hard to come to term with the demise of…

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AIB begins investigation into Air Peace Aircraft Port Harcourt airport runway excursion

The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria has been notified of the Air Peace B737 aircraft from Abuja to Port Harcourt with 94 passengers and 6 crew members on board with Registration marks 5N-BRN, which skidded off the Runway to the left about 1300m from the Runway 21 threshold at the Port Harcourt International airport. All passengers and crew have been evacuated safely. The Accident Investigation Bureau has dispatched investigators who are on their way to the site. Meanwhile, the management of Air Peace has confirmed that flight P47291 from Abuja-Port Harcourt…

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Air Peace announces passing of corporate communications manager

The management and staff of Air Peace Ltd have announced with great sadness the sudden and shocking death of its Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Christian Iwarah on Friday, 7th June, 2019. He was knocked down by a negligent bus driver along the Lagos/Abeokuta expressway. Mr Iwarah, a lawyer and journalist, joined Air Peace in 2016. He was an intelligent, courageous and dedicated staff who contributed immensely to the development of the Company. He is survived by his aged parents, wife, son and other relatives. Statement released by the airline said…

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Mandatory Occurrence Report: AIB grossly misrepresented facts- AIr Peace

Air Peace on Tuesday disagreed with the contents of a press statement released by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), suggesting that the airline has consistently failed to file Mandatory Occurrence Report (MOR), on incidents involving its aircraft. The airline wondered if such statement was issued in good faith.  The airline said the press statement emanating from the Bureau, was a misrepresentation of facts concerning the incidents in question. In the night of May 15, 2019, an Air Peace Boeing 737-300 with registration number 5N – BUK made a hard landing…

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AIB frowns over Air Peace failure to report serious incidents

… Air Peace reported incident to NCAA – Onyema The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has expressed its displeasure over the persistent failure of Air Peace and some other airlines to report serious incidents to the Bureau as mandated by Law. The AIB explained in a statement signed by its general manager public Affairs, Mr Tunji Oketunbi that on the 5th of June 2019, the Bureau received notification about a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-300 aircraft with Registration Marks 5N-BUK, belonging to Air Peace Limited from a passenger on-board.…

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Air Peace deplanes unruly passenger, insists on strict safety standards

Air Peace has said it deboarded a passenger identified as Mr. Christopher Aniagboso from its Lagos-Owerri flight to guarantee the safety of its crew and customers. In a statement issued by Air Peace Corporate communications manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah, the carrier insisted that conducts with the potential of jeopardising the safety of its passengers and crew were not welcome on any of its flights. The statement said: “Mr. Christopher Aniagboso had missed his morning Lagos-Owerri flight on May 12, 2019. He later showed up for the afternoon flight in good…

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Anyaoku lauds Air Peace on support for youth development

Photo Caption: Air Peace Corporate Communications manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah (left) in handshake with former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku after receiving a medal from the latter in recognition of the airline’s support for youth development during the finals of the 12th edition of the Annual Under-16 Inter-State Emeka Anyaoku Cup in Lagos on Sunday Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku has hailed the commitment of Air Peace to youth development in Nigeria. Anyaoku made the commendation on Sunday during the finals of the 12th edition…

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Air Peace lifts Pharaohs of Egypt to Asaba for clash with Eagles

Air Peace on Sunday airlifted Egyptian national team, the Pharaohs of Egypt from Niamey, Niger Republic to Asaba in Delta State for a friendly match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The airline, which is currently pursuing a vigorous network expansion project on the West Coast of Africa, has become very popular on the Accra, Freetown, Monrovia, Dakar and Banjul routes. Air Peace says its vision is to create seamless flight connectivity, assuring that it would soon expand its regional flight network to at least nine routes, including Niamey. The…

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Air Peace decorates 2 new captains, insists on high safety standards

Air Peace Chairman/CEO, Mr. Allen Onyema (left) and Head of Training, Capt. Ndubisi Ekwempu (right) decorating Mr. Oluwasegun Fatonade with his new rank of captain at the airline’s corporate headquarters in Lagos on Monday Air Peace on Monday elevated two members of its flight crew to the rank of captain, urging them to sustain the high safety standards the carrier is reputed for. Speaking during the decoration of Mr. Oluwasegun Fatonade and Mr. William Devine as captains at Air Peace Corporate Headquarters in Lagos, the carrier’s Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr.…

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