15th October, 2018
Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of its fifth Embraer jet ahead of the airline’s plan to re-launch its flights to Sokoto and start its Katsina service.
A statement signed by Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah on Monday disclosed that the aircraft landed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos at about 6.30pm on Sunday.
Iwarah said: “We have now received a total of five of the six Embaer 145 aircraft we recently acquired as part of our fleet expansion project.
“We are delighted that with the arrival of the aircraft, we will re-launch 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.”
According to him, the airline will continue to deliver exceptional flight services and create massive employment opportunities for the people with its domestic, regional and international operations.
Iwarah said that the new aircraft, with registration number 5N-BUX and named Udoka Ozor (Nee Onyema), would be deployed on the Sokoto and Katsina routes soon.