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Air Peace Embraer Fleet Manager, Captain Crosby Otobo (Right), Senior First Officer, Usman Kelechi (Left), Ground Operations Manager Mr. Ayodeji Adeyemi (middle), Assitant Customer Relations Manager, Mrs Patricia Ebilah (3rd right) and Cabin Crew Executives at foot of the aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed Airport II on Friday

Air Peace commences flights to Warri with ERJ 145 aircraft

AIR PEACE has begun flight operations from Lagos to Warri, in Delta State with the airline’s inaugural flight taken off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, Lagos and touching down at the Osubi Airport, Warri at 11.15pm on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.

The ERJ 145 aircraft piloted by Capt. Crosby Otobo and Senior First Officer Usman were welcomed with a water guard salute by fire-fighters stationed at the airport.

Air Peace Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Allen Onyema said the move by the airline to extend its operations to Warri was part of the airline’s No City-Left-behind project Onyema, represented by Mr Adeyemi Ayodeji, Manager, Ground Operations, Air Peace, said Warri was the 16th city the airline was operating into in Nigeria.

“We want to assure our passengers that this is just the beginning. We have plans to introduce flights from Warri to Port Harcourt and also from Warri to Abuja, ” he said. Adeyemi said the airline operates to five regional locations in West Africa (Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Gambia and Senegal) and had on July 5, 2019, began flight operations to Sharjah- Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

According to him, Mumbai in India and Guangzhou, China will soon come on board as part of the airline’s expansion on the international routes with its fleet of B777 aircraft. He said the flight to Warri would be once daily and assured the Air Peace passengers of on-time departure and safety which were very key to the airline’s operations.

Receiving the airline’s officials were, Mr Paul Erugbenu, Chairman, Osubi Community and the Community Secretary, Comrade Williams Eyarunu, thanked Air Peace for extending their operations to the airport.

Also, passengers onboard the inaugural flight who were gifted various items by Air Peace expressed delight with the development noting that it would make the route more competitive for the airlines thereby reducing airfares.




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