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Air Peace launches direct Lagos- Banjul flights, increases Accra service

AIR Peace has revealed that it will begin non-stop flights from Lagos to Banjul, The Gambia from Monday, January 7 and will be increasing its Lagos-Accra services and would no longer route its Lagos-Banjul flights through Accra, Ghana. The carrier had earlier broken its connecting flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone. It now operates direct Lagos-Freetown-Lagos flights. In a related development, …

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Air Peace’s Lagos-Owerri flight makes return after false smoke alarm

NCAA renews airline’s AOC AIR PEACE Lagos-Owerri flight returned to base on Friday after a passenger on board informed the crew that he was smelling smoke in the cabin. This is just as the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Thursday renewed the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) of the carrier after months of rigorous audit of its operations. A statement …

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‘National carrier must not be given unfair privileges’

AT the 22nd League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) Annual Seminar, Chairman of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema bore his mind on a myriad of issues. The frank-talking chairman reiterated his stand on the proposed Single African market, skies as well as lack of protection of Nigerian carriers abroad against their foreign counterparts flying into the country. He also …

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NCAA conducts substance test on 87 aviation personnel, suspends one for culpability

THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has conducted a random alcohol and drug tests on 87 licensed aviation personnel from two airline and Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) of which a crew member tested positive to psychoactive substance and has been immediately suspended by the Authority from carrying out further flight operations. This exercise was in compliance to a directive from …

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Air Peace grounds two B737 aircraft for minor repairs

AIR PEACE has temporarily¬† grounded the operations of two of its Boeing 737 aircraft as a result of a brush between the two aircraft as one was being towed to position for departure. The airline management in a statement confirmed the incident and stated that it grounded the services of both aircraft in a bid to carry out thorough checks …

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