Air Peace emerges airline of the year, pledges to sustain standards

Photo Caption: Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah receiving the carrier’s Airline of the Year 2018 Award from the Chairman of Independent Awards 2018, Engr. Mansur Ahmed (left) during the event in Lagos on Thursday, while Air Peace Assistant Customer Relations Manager, Mrs. Patricia Ebilah looks on Air Peace on Thursday pledged to sustain its high safety standards and continue to strive to bring Nigeria honour in the global aviation industry after emerging Airline of the Year at Independent Awards 2018 held in Lagos. Organisers of the awards,…

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Air Peace begins Port Harcourt NAF Base flights Jan 18

Air Peace has announced plans to commence daily flights into the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on January 18. A statement issued by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah confirmed that the airline would operate from the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja into and out of the Port Harcourt NAF Base. The operations, he said, would be managed by the carrier’s subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper as part of its no-city-left behind project targeted at connecting underserved…

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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 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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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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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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Air Peace clears air on Lagos-Enugu flight incident

Air Peace has dismissed reports alleging that one of its aircraft almost crashed on the Lagos-Enugu route on Friday, describing the claims as an unfortunate misrepresentation of facts. A statement issued by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah on Monday said the aircraft experienced a change in cabin pressure en-route to Enugu and its flight crew had to do the normal technical manoeuvre by descending to a level comfortable enough for passengers on board. The carrier debunked insinuations that the aircraft involved in the incident might not have…

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Air Peace apologises to passengers over flight disruptions

Air Peace has apologised to its customers over the disruption of their flights on different routes on Friday. A statement issued by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah said some of the carrier’s scheduled flights were disrupted due to a depressurisation challenge on its Lagos-Enugu flight, which compelled it to declare the aircraft unserviceable in line with its uncompromising stance on matters of safety. The airline said it regretted the resultant delay of flights on several routes the aircraft was scheduled to service, assuring that it had made…

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Air Peace moves part of flight operations to MMA2 Jan. 2

Air Peace has said it will move part of its flight operations to the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos on January 2, 2019 to position itself for better service to its customers. The airline, which has its main hub at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, said it would now operate its Lagos-Akure, Lagos-Asaba, Lagos-Kaduna and Lagos-Port Harcourt NAF Base flights from MMA2. A statement issued by Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah said the development was in line with its expansion…

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Air Peace scales safety test for B777 operations, set for demonstration flights

Picture Caption: Leader of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority inspectors, Group Capt. E. C. Agu (right) and his colleagues during Air Peace’s emergency evacuation and ditching demonstrations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Thursday Air Peace on Thursday scaled a major regulatory hurdle on its path to international flight services, successfully performing the partial emergency evacuation and ditching demonstrations as part of the safety tests for the operation of its Boeing 777 aircraft. Air Peace scales safety test for B777 operations Air Peace on Thursday scaled a major…

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