Air Peace Increases Local Routes With Maiduguri Operations 

Air Peace Increases Local Routes With Maiduguri Operations 

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West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, Air Peace, has kicked of flight operations from Lagos and Abuja to Maiduguri, thereby increasing local routes connectivity.

The airline which operated its maiden flight to the Borno State capital on Friday, 21st April 2023, said it began with four weekly flights.

Air Peace Increases Local Routes With Maiduguri Operations 

This is coming after its inaugural flight to Tel Aviv in Israel on 20th April from Lagos and Abuja.

On the domestic route, Air Peace also resumed flight operations from Lagos and Abuja to Makurdi on 17th April.

With the launch of the Maiduguri Operations, Air Peace now services 21 domestic routes.

The Air Peace’s Spokesperson, Stanley Olisa, said this is yet another milestone in the airline’s quest for route expansion.

Olisa expressed gratitude to the Borno State government for its support in making the launch of the operations success, adding that the airline would offer seamless air travel services to people on that route.

He said: “We are very glad to be commencing flight services into Maiduguri, Borno State. It clearly demonstrates our commitment to the provision of increased connectivity for Nigerians.

“Air Peace is filling the gaps in Nigeria’s air travel, giving the flying public more network options. With the support of the state government, under the visionary leadership of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum CON, whom we are very grateful to, Air Peace is promising the people of Maiduguri and its environs seamless air travel.

“As we kick off scheduled flights into Maiduguri from Lagos and Abuja today, be assured that this new route will be optimally serviced, and Nigerians, especially Maiduguri people, will benefit from it immensely”.

The airline promised to work with all the key stakeholders and, of course, the state government to ensure the benefits of air travel are maximised and the impact sustained.

It also thanked management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), and other stakeholders in the aviation sector for their crucial roles which made the launch of the new routes a successful one.

“The entire Air Peace family is eternally grateful to the Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, under whose leadership the commencement of this new route has been achieved”

“Finally, we thank the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, as well as other relevant stakeholders whose efforts have had a positive impact on the launch of this new route.”

Victor Ezeja is a passionate journalist with six years of experience writing on economy, politics and energy. He holds a Masters degree in Mass Communication.


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