Air Peace to begin flights to Johannesburg soon




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Air , has announced that it will be commencing regular commercial flight operations its Lagos hub into the of Johannesburg, South Africa, soon, in keeping its vision to provide seamless connectivity across cities.

 

The airline it has made huge in meeting the stipulated requirements of the aviation authorities in both South Africa and Nigeria to enable it to launch flight operations into the country before the year runs out.

 

In a press release issued by the Spokesperson of Air , Stanley Olisa, the airline hinted that South Africa is one of the destinations which the Federal Government had designated Air to operate into, adding that Lagos-Johannesburg-Lagos will be operated thrice a week.

Olisa stated that South Africa has always been the radar of Air as the airline is constantly reviewing its route network and looking at strategic ways of expanding it to provide immense value to Nigerians first, and other Africans.

He added that this focused route and expansion is driven by the airline’s ‘no--left-behind’ initiative, an ambition to interconnect various cities the provision of safe, comfortable, and cost-effective flights.

Reiterating the commitment of the airline to continuously add connections to its route network, Olisa noted that apart South Africa, Air Peace has also been designated to operate commercial flights into Mumbai, London, Guangzhou-, Houston, other destinations still in the works.

“We shall continue to strategically increase existing connections to give our customers network options while also creating employment opportunities for Nigerians”, he said.

Air Peace, in a historic feat, had kicked off international flight operations Arab Emirates in July 2019 and has consistently shown vibrancy and reliability by operating several evacuation flights to and , Kingdom, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Israel, India and Turkey during the COVID-19 lockdown as well as the free airlift of 503 Nigerians from South Africa amidst the xenophobic onslaught last year.

 

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