Stakeholders, Captains of industries, others gather tomorrow for LAAC Annual Conference

Investors, Captains of industries, stakeholders, professionals are set to gather tomorrow, Wednesday July 17, in their hundreds to chart a way forward for the aviation sub-sector as the the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) holds its 23rd Annual Conference. The Conference, which holds at Radisson Blu Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos for the 23rd year running with theme: Boosting Aviation Investment through policy will have in attendance the creme de la creme of the aviation sub-sector and they will brainstorm to chart a path for the survival and sustenance…

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ATQ unveils winners of Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Awards

African Travel Quarterly, (Atqnews.com), has unveiled the first shortlist of the winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The African Travel 100 Global Personalities award will take place during the 15th AKWAABA African Travel Market at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos starting from 22nd to 24th of September 2019. The award is expected to honour personalities in the travel and tourism sector that have exemplified themselves in the industry and contributed to the growth of the sector in Africa and in the Diaspora. The event will…

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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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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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FAAN MD re-affirms commitment to improved service delivery at airports, engages airline operators

The managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Capt Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has re-affirmed  the Authority’s commitment to the improvement of services at our airports. Speaking on Thursday, May 30 2019, at a meeting with Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) and Airline Operating Committee (AOC) at the Headquarters of the Authority in Lagos, Captain Yadudu noted that the essence of the meeting was to re-affirm the Authority’s commitment to the improvement of services at our airports and to solicit their cooperation and support in this regard. Adding that…

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Osoba applauds Air Peace as Onyema wins Zik prize for leadership

Photo Caption: Air Peace Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Allen Onyema (3rd left) receiving the 2018 Zik Prize in Entrepreneurial Leadership from the Tewogbade I, Oloba of Oba Ile and Deputy Chairman, Osun State Council of Obas, HRM Oba Adekunle Asamu Oyeyemi (2nd left), supported by Air Peace Vice Chairman, Mrs. Alice Onyema and member of the Advisory Board of the Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre, Chief Marc Wabara (left) during the 2018 Zik Prize in Leadership ceremony in Lagos on Sunday. Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba…

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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 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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