Police drags Air Peace customer to Court for attempted aircraft hijacking, other charges

…As Judge Recuses self from suit due to unprofessional conduct of customer’s counsel The Nigeria Police Force has dragged a businesswoman Mrs. Nneka Ogbonna to court on a two-count charge of aircraft hijacking and flight disruption on an Air Peace flight scheduled to depart Lagos for Warri on December 10, 2019. The passenger had caused a delay of over 80 minutes on the flight by refusing to disembark from the Aircraft as ordered by the pilot following a series of extremely disturbing and disorderly conducts exhibited by her. This is…

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E195-E2 uniquely configured to offer superior travel experience to Air Peace’s customers – COO

… The E2s are really fantastic airplanes- Embraer President The chief operating officer of Air Peace, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide has disclosed that the airline’s E195-E2 will offer passengers superior travel experience Air Peace recently took delivery of the first brand new E195-E2 aircraft in Africa, from Brazilian aerospace conglomerate, Embraer. The aircraft is one out of 13 E195-E2s ordered by the airline in 2019, with purchase rights for 17 of the same aircraft type. According to the Olajide, the E195-E2 is uniquely configured to offer a superior travel experience to…

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Businesswoman sues Air Peace, FAAN, NCAA, IGP over terrorism accusation

.. Demands N2.005bn as damages A Nigeria businesswoman, Mrs. Nneka Ogbonna, has dragged Air Peace  Limited and four others before a Lagos Federal High Court, for calling her a terrorist, hijacker and breaching her Fundamental Rights.  Others sued before the court in a Fundamental Rights enforcement suit marked FHC/L/SC/1206/2020, alongside Air Peace Limited are: Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Captain Horace Millar-Jaja, a pilot with Air Peace. The businesswoman, Nneka, in the suit is asking the court for the…

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UAE suspension on airlift of Nigerian outbound passengers: Air Peace to operate flight from Sharjah – Lagos only

The management of Air Peace has informed the flying public that the United Arab Emirates, UAE Government has stopped the airlifting of Nigerians from Nigeria to UAE as part of its COVID-19 measures. The management of the airline explained in a statement that flights bringing Nigerians back from UAE are not affected. Air Peace stated that its flight from UAE (Sharjah-Dubai) to Lagos is not affected, adding that normal flights shall resume when the restriction is lifted from February 28, 2021. ‘Our esteemed customers whose flights are disrupted by this…

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Air Peace Sharjah-Dubai flights not affected by new Emirates COVID-19 Protocols

The management of Air Peace has notified intending travellers to the United Arab Emirates that its Lagos-Sharjah flights are not affected by the new COVID-19 flight protocols introduced by the Dubai Airport’s Operations Control Centre. The new protocols indicates that from February 1, 2021, only Nigerians travelling directly from Nigeria would be allowed in Dubai and those transiting through other airports outside Nigeria would not be allowed into Dubai International Airport. Also, in addition to COVID-19 PCR test that would last 72 hours, passengers are expected to undergo rapid Coronavirus…

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Air Peace takes delivery of first brand new E195-E2 Jet for African Continent

Air Peace has taken delivery of its first E195-E2 aircraft today. The aircraft flew from Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos and arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, by 13:00hrs. Air Peace is the launch customer in Africa for the E2, the newest, most efficient, and most comfortable aircraft in the segment. The airline is also the global launch customer for Embraer’s innovative premium staggered seating design. The jet delivered today is the first of 13 firm E195-E2 orders, with 17 remaining purchase rights, as announced in March…

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Route expansion: Air Peace launches multiple domestic routes, resumes suspended routes

…As airline expects all aircraft back from maintenance in February Air Peace has announced the launch of new domestic routes and the resumption of suspended ones. The management of the airline said the development is in furtherance of its route expansion drive and vision to interconnect various cities. The new routes to be launched in February are: Enugu-Kano-Enugu, Enugu-Asaba-Enugu, PHC-Kano-PHC, PHC-Kaduna-PHC, Ilorin-Lagos-Ilorin, Ilorin-Abuja-Ilorin and Ibadan-Abuja-Ibadan. The suspended routes to be resumed are Kano-Owerri-Kano, Kano-Asaba-Kano, Lagos-Yola-Lagos and Abuja-Yola-Abuja. The airline’s chief operating officer, Oluwatoyin Olajide, who revealed this in a news…

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Air Peace resumes Dubai flight service Feb 5, increases flights to Enugu

Nigeria’s leading airline Air Peace has announced the resumption of flights into Dubai via Sharjah on February 5, 2021. This is as the airline has also increased its flight frequency to and out of Enugu. Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, revealed this in a media statement released on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. He stated that the Dubai via Sharjah service will be operated once a week. “We are delighted to announce that we shall be resuming flights to Dubai via Sharjah on February 5 and passengers can start booking…

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Air Peace operates direct, non stop flight to Jamaica

Air Peace in a remarkable show of strength, has added to its list of achievements by embarking on a direct, non-stop 11 hours flight from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos to the Island country of Jamaica on December 21, 2020. The airline deployed one of its three Boeing 777 aircraft with registration number 5N-BVE for the historic flight, which departed at 17:00hrs conveying 132 passengers on board and has arrived Montego Bay, Jamaica. The aircraft will fly into Montego Bay again on December 27, 2020 for the return flight…

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Air Peace wins aviation company of the year as Onyema bags most admired CEO

Photo Caption: L-R: Florence Opia, Cabin Services Manager; Ayodeji Adeyemi, Ground Operations Manager; Joy Imeli, Head of Monitoring and Compliance, all of Air Peace, at the 2020 Nigerian Business Leadership Awards held recently in Lagos. In its characteristic show of vibrancy, West and Central Africa’s foremost airline Air Peace has clinched the Aviation Company of the Year Award under the Sectoral Awards Category at the prestigious Nigerian Business Leadership Awards, NBLA, 2020, organised by BusinessDay Newpaper. In the same vein, the Chairman/CEO of the leading airline, Mr Allen Onyema, also…

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