The third is here. Air peace has received the third Embraer 195-E2 Aircraft out of the 13 Aircraft they ordered at Abuja Airport.
A few days ago, Air Peace posted a video on Instagram when the third Embraer 195 – E2 departed the Embraer Aircraft Manufacturing Company facility in Sao Jose Dos Campos, Brazil. Yesterday, the brand new aircraft landed at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
According to Allen Onyema, Air Peace CEO, the airline will receive 2 more aircraft in august and they will receive a total of 8 Embraer 195-E2 Aircraft before the end of 2021. The airline will receive all the 13 ordered Embraer 195-E2 Aircraft before the end of 2022.
Allen said the airline will order 10 additional Embraer 195-E2 aircraft as soon as the 13 ordered are delivered. The 10 new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft will be delivered before the end of 2023. These 10 additional order will make it 23 Embraer 195-E2 Aircraft in the airline fleet.
Onyema said: “By next year, we hope to receive all the 13 aeroplanes we already made firm orders for and by the end of 2023, we intend to activate payment for another 10 of the aircraft brand, which will bring it to 223.”
“We have new routes that we want to deploy the aircraft to. We have new routes that we have just opened and more routes will still come in the coming months. We are opening Gombe very soon and we intend to open up this country. We will also connect North East with North West and other routes. Owerri-Kaduna and other routes will be connected.”
“We have been designated to so many destinations by the government. We have over 20 destinations, which is very commendable.”
Air Peace Plans New Route
Air Peace is planning to deploy the aircraft to new and existing destinations. Air Peace is planning to enter other African counties like Douala (Cameroon), Kinshasa (Congo), Niamey (Niger), Dakar (Senegal) and Monrovia (Liberia). On the international route, Air Peace is making plans to start Lagos to London flight.
“We have been designated to so many destinations by the government. We have over 20 international destinations, which is very commendable.”
Air Peace To Create More Job
Air Peace CEO disclosed that the airline would employ about 17,000 staff by the time the airline has 30 aircraft in its fleet.