Air Peace Abidjan flights
From left: Anassou Ebba Edwige, General Sales Agent, Air Peace, Abidjan; Chief Angus Nwoye, CEO, Group Auto Promotion, Cote d' Ivoire: Captain Augustin Kamano, Director of Flight Operations, Air Peace; Mrs Itam Akpama, Charge D Affaires ad Interim, Embassy of Nigeria, Abidjan, Cote d' Ivoire; Mr Ayodeji Adeyemi, Ground Operations Manager, Air Peace; Mr Kaled Ati-Atcha, Aerodrome Commander, ASECNA, Cote d' Ivoire; Germain Azagoh, Director of Air Transport, Civila Aviation Authority, Cote d' Ivoire and Victoria Mukoro, Manager of Abidjan Station, Air Peace, during the airline's inaugural flight ceremony in Abidjan, Cote d' Ivoire, January 22, 2024.

Air Peace, inaugurated Abidjan flights on January 22, 2024, piloted by Capt. Gerald Nmorka. The B737-500 touched down at Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport, greeted by a water salute.

The airline’s management, headed by Capt. Augustin Kamano, was welcomed by Ivory Coast’s airport authorities, Nigerian Embassy officials, and the local Nigerian community. 

Captain Kamano emphasized Air Peace’s commitment to bridging connectivity gaps among West African nations, reducing travel burdens.

 He announced the upcoming launch of the airline’s 10th regional route to Cotonou, Benin Republic, on January 27, 2024. Passengers can also access flights from Abidjan to Dakar, Senegal. 

Kamano highlighted the significance of Nigeria’s relationship with Ivory Coast, emphasizing Air Peace’s dedication to route expansion since 2014. 

“The airline is committed to providing increased connectivity across key cities in the West African sub-region and promoting economic prosperity for Africans. We want to make air travel easier for the collective development of all West African countries”.

 Charge d’Affairs, Itam Akpama, expressed support for the flight operation, citing its timeliness during the African Cup of Nations Competition in Ivory Coast.

 President Michael Onwuchelu of the Nigerian Community praised Air Peace’s initiative to enhance air transportation connectivity within Africa. He pledged full support, emphasizing the importance of supporting their own.

“This is our own and we must specially support Air Peace. Côte d’Ivoire has been a hospitable country, we are all happy here. We will support our own,” he said.


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