By Adekunle Williams and Solomon Asowata
Air Peace has unveiled its plan for the aviation sector in 2019, assuring air travellers of packages together with distinctive long-haul flights to Dubai, Sharjah, London, Guangzhou-China, Houston, Mumbai and Johannesburg.
The Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, gave the reassurance in an announcement issued on Thursday in Lagos.
Onyema urged workers of the airline to gear as much as increase the bar of flight providers to the travelling public in 2019.
The chairman recommended the travelling public for preferring Air Peace and staying loyal to its model in 2018.
He attributed the success of the airline in 4 years to the unflinching assist its prospects, pledging that the provider would spare nothing in making their expertise really rewarding, thrilling and protected.
“2018 was each difficult and thrilling for us. It was the 12 months we upped our report of firsts.
“Within the 12 months underneath overview, we launched numerous home and regional routes underneath our no-city-left-behind challenge on the platform of our subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper.
“We additionally made historical past as the primary home airline to amass and register the Boeing 777 plane in Nigeria. We’ve got up to now acquired 4 Boeing 777s, with two already delivered.
“We additionally efficiently renewed our Worldwide Air Transport Affiliation Operational Security Audit (IOSA) certificates and Air Operator Certificates (AOC) after a really rigorous course of.
” We additionally diversified the plane in our fleet with the inclusion of six 50-seater Embraer 145 jets, which have up to now helped our yuletide operations in no small method,”Onyema mentioned.
In keeping with him, the airline in September signed a cope with American airplane maker, Boeing, for the supply of 10 model new Boeing 737 MAX eight plane, making Air Peace the primary to attain the feat on the West Coast of Africa.
“We’re sincerely grateful to our loyal prospects with out whose assist, choice for our model and patronage we couldn’t have made a hit of the goal we set for ourselves in 2018.
” It was fairly a difficult 12 months too, given the dire financial scenario the world over, however our esteemed prospects supported us by way of all of it.
“In 2019, we’re going to implement a sequence of bolder choices aimed toward giving the flying public a very thrilling expertise.
” Already, we have now begun the enlargement of our flight operations to the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) in response to our prospects’ want for a greater area to serve them.
“This turns into efficient Jan. 2, 2019 with the operation of our Lagos-Akure, Lagos-Asaba, Lagos-Kaduna and Lagos-Port Harcourt NAF Base providers from the power.
” All flights underneath our subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper will ultimately be moved to MMA2,”he mentioned.
Onyema mentioned Air Peace was
additionally going to provide the flying public a dependable, protected, inexpensive and cozy different on some worldwide routes, together with Dubai, Sharjah, Guangzhou-China, Mumbai, London, Houston and Johannesburg.
” Our workers have been fantastic with their dedication and dedication to obligation by way of the years, however 2019 is one 12 months all arms should be on the deck.
“That is to allow us give our prospects the perfect flight expertise on the home, regional and worldwide routes and make our expensive nation, Nigeria and West Africa really proud within the international aviation business,” he mentioned.