Air Peace makes history as first airline to land in Anambra Airport

Air Peace has added another first to its kitty by becoming the first airline to land its aircraft at the Anambra International Passenger and Cargo Airport. The foremost airline deployed two of its aircraft- an Embraer 145 and a Boeing 737- for the demonstration flights to unveil the airport sited in the Umuleri axis of the state. Speaking at the event, the Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, expressed gratitude to the federal government for approving and enabling the project. Onyema noted that the airport was one of the ‘fastest…

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Anambra International Airport one of the best in Nigeria – NCAA boss

By James Eze The director general and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Musa Nuhu has described the Anambra International Cargo/Passenger Airport, Umueri as one of the best airports in Nigeria. The civil aviation boss who came to inspect the facilities at the fast rising airport said he was amazed at the elaborate, carefully planned and masterfully executed facilities at the new airport. Speaking after the tour, Captain Nuhu who was the Nigerian representative in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council before his current appointment,…

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Aviation minister lauds Gov Obiano on Anambra Cargo airport

Aviation minister, Senator Hadi Sirika has commended the Anambra State government for embarking on a cargo airport project that will positively impact on the economic development of the state and the South East region as a whole. The minister who made the commendation when he received the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano in his office, said the Federal Ministry of Aviation and its agencies will always give the necessary guide and cooperation to states embarking on such projects in order to ensure that all internationally set standards are…

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Anambra Govt. commends Air Peace boss over evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa  

The Anambra State government has commended the founder and Chairman of Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Allen Onyema, for what it called his unprecedented patriotic gesture in bringing back free of charge in 187 Nigerians from South Africa threatened by the ongoing xenophobic attacks against African and Asian immigrants in the rainbow nation.  The commendation is contained in a statement Thursday in Awka, the Anambra State capital, by the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, who explained that the government decided to commend Mr Onyema after a…

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Bishop Kukah preaches unity as Air Peace boss buries father

Photo Caption From left Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Barrister Allen Onyema, Chairman, Air Peace Airline, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, wife of Anambra state Governor, his husband, Governor Willie Obiano and another child of the deceased at the funeral mass service for late Chief Michael Chukwuka Onyema held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Mbosi, Ihiala, Anambra State. Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah has emphasised the need for unity and peace in the country. Bishop Coker stated that Nigeria’s diversity should not…

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Obiano, NUATE applaud Air Peace over 3rd B777 aircraft

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano and the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) have congratulated Air Peace on the delivery of its third Boeing 777 aircraft. The aircraft, which landed at the Murtala Muhamed International Airport, Lagos on March 20, is part of the four Boeing 777s Air Peace recently acquired for its soon-to-start long-haul operations to Sharjah, Dubai, Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai. A statement signed by Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba quoted Obiano as describing Air Peace as…

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