Saturday , 13 August 2022

Air Peace Second China Flight: passengers commend airline, stress route impact


PASSENGERS on Air Peace’s second flight to its recently launched Guangzhou destination on July 20, 2022, lauded the airline on its commencement of flight operations to the Asian country with some stressing that the development that has taken off the connectivity burden which the flying public faced on the route.

The passengers, in an interview shortly before their Guangzhou flight departed on Wednesday, from the new International Terminal in Lagos, expressed delight that a Nigerian airline could now operate a scheduled flight to China.

Mr Clark Wang, one of the Chinese nationals on the flight, stressed that the Chinese community was excited over the launch, adding that it signalled a great stride in strengthening the commercial ties between Nigeria and China.

He noted that the flight connectivity between both nations would foster development and boost both economies. Wang also applauded the Air Peace Management for the strategic decision to make a foray into the route.

Another passenger, Mr Emmanuel Okereke, expressed happiness over the China launch and felicitated with Air Peace. He implored the airline to sustain the feat and be consistent in providing best-in-class services. He called on Allen Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace, to ensure sustenance of this new route and extend the wings of the airline to more cities.

Similarly, Timothy Ose, another passenger on board the service, said he flies Air Peace to Dubai and when he learnt of the new China route, he was delighted. He said the expansion into Asia is a huge respite to Nigerians,  especially those who frequent the China destination. While congratulating Onyema, Ose also urged Air Peace to keep raising the bar and blazing the trail.

Air Peace launched its China destination, which is its third international route, on July 13, 2022, with a record breaking high load factor of 240 passengers. The airline disclosed that it had India and Israel in the works and reiterated its commitment to continually ease the burden of air travel for Nigerians and, by extension, Africans.

According to the Chief Operating Officer, Air Peace Oluwatoyin Olajide, ‘we will continue to grow our route network as well as modernise our fleet strategically’.

Air Peace currently boasts of a network of twenty domestic routes, seven regional routes and three international destinations, including Dubai and Johannesburg.

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