The leading private airline in Nigeria, Air Peace, has taken delivery of another Embraer 145 to expand its flight operations to Northern Nigeria. The 50-seater aircraft which touched down Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Sunday will service Sokoto and Katsina states respectively.
The newly acquired aircraft marked 5N-BUX and Named Udoka Uzor will resume operation in the new destinations in about two weeks. The acquisition of this new aircraft is in line with the carrier objective to serve the entire underserved airports in Nigeria and also unify Nigeria through air transportation, create job and so on.
Air Peace head of Communications, Mr Chris Iwarah, in a statement published on their official Facebook page, reassured that the leading carrier is still standing strong on their “No-City-Left-Behind Project”. This is a project aimed at servicing all the airports in Nigeria by Air Peace. Mr Chris Iwarah, also maintained that the airline will continue to provide exceptional service to all their esteemed customers.
“We are pleased to announce the arrival of our fifth Embraer 145 aircraft in Lagos. The aircraft, which is marked 5N-BUX and named Udoka Ozor (Nee Onyema), landed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos at about 6.30 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2018.
“We have now received a total of five of the six Embraer 145 aircraft we recently acquired as part of our fleet expansion project. We are delighted that with the arrival of the aircraft, we will relaunch our Sokoto operations and start our Katsina service in the next two weeks.
“Air Peace is committed to our no-city-left-behind project under our subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper. We are honoured that our involvement in the aviation industry is fulfilling our goal of uniting Nigeria through air transport, creating thousands of direct and indirect job opportunities and lifting Nigeria’s economy.