India celebrates first direct flight from Nigeria as Air Peace airlifts 312 passengers to Kochin

The government of India celebrated the first direct flight from Nigeria when the nation’s major carrier, Air Peace, airlifted 312 if its citizens from the Murtala Muhammd International Airport (MMIA), Lagos to Kochin.  According to the verified twitter account of Indians in Nigeria, @india_nigeria, the “repatriation of India nationals from Nigeria began today (Sunday) with the Lagos-Kochin Air Peace flight with 312 passengers. It is the first ever Nigerian airline to fly directly to India.”  The Indians in Nigeria commended the Nigerian government, the Indian embassy in Nigeria and others…

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Flight to China: Air Peace denies its crew absconded from quarantine facility

The management of Air Peace has denied that three members of its flight crew have absconded from the quarantine facility provided by the Lagos state government and has denounced the report that indicated so.  Air Peace refers to its flight that airlifted medical supplies and Chinese medical personnel, operated by Boeing B777-200 ER (P4 5-NBVE), which arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on April 8, 2020.  According to the Chief Operating Officer of Air Peace, Mrs. Toyin Olajide, all the crew that operated the flight, which include six pilots, eight…

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COVID-19: Air Peace scalesdown operations, suspends Dubia, Dakar, Monrovia flights

Air Peace has downsized its operations in response to the adverse effects of the pandemic, Coronavirus. The airline said it took the decisive decision after an emergency meeting with its top management staff to review its operations in the face of the disease, which the World Health Organisation (W.H.O) has already declared as a global pandemic. The management also announced several measures aimed at addressing the adverse effects occasioned by the disease. Mrs. Toyin Olajide, the chief operating officer (COO), Air Peace after the emergency meeting said the airline also…

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Air Peace dismisses outdated COO interview on multiple designation circulated as new story

The management of Air Peace Airline Limited has dismissed an outdated interview by its Chief Operating Officer, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide, urging the federal government to stop granting multiple designations to foreign carriers including imposition of multiple taxes and charges on the airline operators.  Air Peace stated categorically in their statement that the interview is not a recent one, but an old one conducted almost two years ago. The airline noted that the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on assumption of office as the substantive minister of Aviation, swung into…

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Air Peace dedicates best airline award to customers

Air Peace has dedicated its recent award as the Best Airline (domestic category) at the Nigeria Tourism Award to its esteemed customers . While receiving the awards, the chief operating officer, Air Peace, Mrs Toyin Olajide, stated that the recognition indicated that the airline had achieved significant success since inception, even though its 5-year journey has been fraught with some challenges. “This award means a lot to us. We are just five years but have achieved so much in an environment laced with many challenges to overcome”, she said. Olajide,…

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Air Peace rewards passengers with gifts at 5th anniversary, reiterates commitment to safety, comfort

Air Peace has reiterated its commitment to the safety and comfort of its passengers, as it turns 5. The airline celebrated its 5th Anniversary by rewarding passengers with various gifts including free tickets, souvenirs and improved in flight refreshments. The chairman and chief executive officer, Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, who described Air Peace as a multi-country airline, said that it has been five years of steady progress, while adding that the airline’s vision of creating seamless connections and network options for its domestic, regional and international markets, is being…

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Air Peace congratulates Super Eagles, airlifts players back to Nigeria

Air Peace has congratulated the Super Eagles that won bronze at this year’s Nation’s Cup, held in Egypt after defeating Tunisia in a third place match last Wednesday. The airline, which airlifted the team back to Nigeria, commended the players for their determination, which gave them victory, noting that they were not demoralised after losing in the semi finals. “We congratulate our national team for doing us proud. The Ahmed Musa-led team flew the flag of our nation proudly both in and out of the field. They gave out their…

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Ngige, Sunmonu, Adeyileka, other directors pledge to work for Air Peace success

Photo Caption: Air Peace Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Allen Onyema and Vice Chairman, Mrs. Alice Onyema flanked by the new members of the carrier’s Board of Directors, Chief Emeka Ngige, SAN (left), Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Topnotch Integrated Concepts Limited, Ekaete Bassey Okoro (2nd left), Coordinator of the North East Recovery and Stability Programme (NERSP), Mr. Mohammed Danjuma (3rd left), Air Peace Chief of Administration and Finance, Mrs. Ejiro Eghagha (right), former Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company, Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu (2nd right) and former acting Director General of…

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Air Peace sets new record with Bayelsa airport, commends Dickson

Photo Caption: Air Peace Chief Operating Officer, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Olajide in a handshake with Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson moments after the carrier made history as the first commercial airline to fly into the newly-built Bayelsa International Airport on Thursday. Air Peace on Thursday increased its tally of firsts, setting a new record as the first commercial airline to fly into the newly-built Bayelsa International Airport. The airline, which is credited with many recording-setting events, including being the first to acquire and register a Boeing 777 in Nigeria as…

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Air Peace excites customers with 4th anniversary gifts, wins travellers’ endorsement

Photo Caption: Arch Bishop of Lagos Catholic Diocese, Most Rev Alfred Adewale Martin, Bishop of Abeokuta Catholic Diocese, Peter Odetoyinbo, Rev Fr David Akala, Rev Fr Francis Adeyemi, Air Peace Abuja Station Manager, Mrs. Kachollom Nyam-Zang (right), Duty Manager, Pius Alivionote (2nd left) and others cutting the cake to mark Air Peace fourth anniversary at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday Air Peace on Wednesday wove the celebration of the fourth anniversary of its flight operations around rewarding the loyalty of its customers with gifts ranging from free…

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