By Adekunle Williams and Solomon Asowata
Air Peace, a Nigerian airline has taken supply of a further Boeing 737-300 plane to spice up its operations throughout the Christmas/New Year celebrations..
The Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, who confirmed the event in a press release issued on Monday, stated the plane touched down on the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos on Sunday.
Onyema stated the plane, which was flown in by Capt. Ikechukwu Ugochukwu and his crew, was the third Boeing 737 Air Peace had acquired in 2017 alone.
“The provider took supply of two of its new Boeing 737 plane on Feb. 21 and June 16 respectively.
“Air Peace recently acquired six Embraer 145, a couple of Boeing 737 and two Boeing 777 to bring its fleet size to 24 aircraft to drive its massive domestic, regional and international expansion project,”he stated.
According to him, the brand new plane marked 5N-BUK has been named “Mathias Eburuo Onyema”.
Onyema stated it was a sign of the seriousness of the provider’s pledge to deepen air connectivity in Nigeria and the West Africa in addition to make a distinction on the worldwide aviation scene.
He added that the brand new plane would increase the provider’s effort to maintain its on-time status, particularly throughout the yuletide operations.
Onyema stated that Air Peace was set to start flight operations to Yola and Kano to open up the economic system of the northern a part of Nigeria and tackle its air transport challenges.
He stated the airline would quickly announce a brand new date for the launch of its Freetown, Banjul and Dakar companies, which have been initially fastened for Dec. 15 however needed to be cancelled on the final minute because of the industrial motion by Dakar Air Traffic Control.
Onyema stated the airline would shortly take supply of the 2 Boeing 777 plane it lately acquired for its Dubai, London, Houston, Guangzhou-China, Mumbai and Johannesburg routes.
He thanked Air Peace passengers for supporting it within the final three years of its existence to grow to be the chief within the Nigerian aviation business, stressing that the airline would proceed to pay due consideration to their security and luxury. (NAN)