Plans concluded for 25th LAAC conference, awards in Lagos Wednesday

Arrangements have been concluded for the 25th edition of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) conference scheduled to hold on the 28th of July, 2021 at Sheraton Hotel, Lagos. A statement issued by the Secretary of Conference Committee, Mr. Albinus Chiedu indicated that all arrangements had been concluded for a hitch-free event, which would have Sen. Hadi Sirika and Capt. Ibrahim Mshelia, the Minister of Aviation as Chief Guest of Honour and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), West Link Airlines as Chairman, respectively. Apart from the duo, doyens of…

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Air operators lauds FG, Customs over duty waivers on aircraft, spares

Air operators lauds FG, Customs over duty waivers on aircraft, spares   The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has lauded the federal government for its swift response in removing 7 per cent surcharge on imported aircraft and spares and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for the support it has given to the operators. This was disclosed by the Vice Chairman of AON who is also the Chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema who frowned at the media distortion of the proceedings in the interactive forum at the Senate…

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Capt. Mshelia to chair LAAC 25th Conference, as Onyema, Bankole, others grace occasion

Renowned aviation trainer and chief executive officer (CEO) of WestLink Airlines, Capt. Ibrahim Mshelia will chair the 24th League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) Conference scheduled to hold on the 28th of July, 2021 at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. Also, the chairman of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema, the managing director of Medview Airlines, Alhaji Muneer Bankole and other dignitaries have indicated interest to grace the occasion. Chairman, Governing Council, Nigeria Aviation Safety Initiative (NASI), Captain Dung Pam; Chairman, Association of Aviation Ground Handlers (ACHAN) , Mr Olaniyi Adigun…

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Air Peace acquisition of brand new planes in line with FG’s aviation roadmap- Sirika

…New planes acquisition to create 17,000 jobs The minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has stated that the acquisition of brand new aircraft by Air Peace is in tandem with Federal Government’s roadmap for the nation’s aviation industry, adding that the feat is a step in the right direction. Sirika, represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Aviation Ministry, Mr Hassan Musa, at a recently held delivery ceremony for Air Peace third E195-E2 aircraft, stressed that the use of brand new planes by Nigerian carriers would change the dynamics in…

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NCAA DG describes Air Peace acquisition of brand new Aircraft as milestone in Nigeria’s Aviation

… Lauds Onyema’s entrepreneurial acumen The director-general of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu, has described the acquisition of brand new aircraft by Air Peace as a milestone in Nigeria’s aviation industry, noting that what is happening in the industry is a paradigm shift. Nuhu stated this at a recent ceremony held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to mark the delivery of Air Peace’s third brand new E195-E2 aircraft out 13 on firm order. Lauding the Air Peace Chairman, Allen Onyema, the DG emphasised that the…

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Fidelity Bank lauds Air Peace’s financial discipline

Fidelity Bank Nigeria Plc has commended the financial discipline of Nigeria’s major airline, Air Peace and restated commitment to continue to partner and collaborate with the carrier. Speaking during the ceremony to mark the arrival of Air Peace’s third Embraer 195-E2 on Thursday in Abuja, the Managing Director, Fidelity Bank Plc, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe said when the airline disclosed its plans to buy 13 brand new aircraft from Embraer, she thought it was a joke, knowing how much these aircraft could cost, but the bank worked with the airline to…

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Air Peace boss preaches unity to passengers In-flight

The chairman and chief executive officer, CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema has called on Nigerians not to be discouraged by recent events, which has given vent to calls for separation, insisting that Nigerians are better off living in one, united nation.   He made the call on Wednesday when he addressed passengers onboard Flight 7120 operated by the airline’s Boeing 777 from Lagos to Abuja and told them that with the natural and human resources abound in the country, Nigeria would make a great nation and would be the…

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Air Peace workers celebrate over salary increase by management

It was jubilation galore for workers of Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Air Peace on Monday when the management of the airline gave them salary increase. The excited workers could not believe it when they got salary alert and noticed that all the workers were given a raise by the management with some receiving 100 per cent increase, while the big earners got minimum of 10 per cent increase. The Chairman and CEO of the airline, Allen Onyema was literally mobbed at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos…

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Air Peace initiates ‘Random Acts of Love’ to appreciate customers

Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace initiated a 14-day Easter campaign tagged Random Acts of Love, intended to appreciate its customers by giving them numerous gifts in-flight. The Random Acts of Love, which officially kicked off on Sunday, April 4, 2021, entails the placement of gift cards in random seat pockets and during the flight, passengers are told to check the seat pockets in front of them to know if they have won a gift or not. Passengers stand a chance to win gifts such as Thermo water-flask, Food flasks, Diaries,…

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Air Peace boss reaffirms order of Boeing 737 MAX, says paucity of dollars affecting aviation industry

Air Peace has reaffirmed that it made a firm order of Boeing 737 Max, which recently was recertified to resume operation. Speaking at the delivery of its second brand new Embraer E195-2 in Abuja on Thursday, the Chairman and CEO of the airline, Allen Onyema said that its order of the technology advanced aircraft subsists and that the timeline for its delivery would be announced. Onyema said that the airline plans to replace the older aircraft in its fleet, made largely of B737 classics with the Boeing 737 MAX and…

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