Nigeria's Air Peace Touches Down in Accra, Ghana
Nigeria's Air Peace has extended its flight operations to the West African regional market with the launch of daily flight between Lagos, Nigeria and Accra, Ghana.
The inaugural service was operated yesterday, 16 February with passengers and some dignitaries aboard the Boeing 737-500SP aircraft.
Speaking at the launch of the inaugural service, the Chief Operations Officer of Air Peace, Oluwatoyin Olajide said the airline chose Ghana because of the enormous potentials in the country's aviation industry.
“We chose Ghana because we believe Ghana is a gateway to Africa which has a lot of potential, we believe strongly in the people of Ghana and we believe that commencing from Ghana and eventually making it a hub for us will be a big reality,” she said.
Dignitaries present at the ceremony marking the inaugural flight included the Nigerian Ambassador to Ghana, Mrs Adekunbi Sonaike-Ayodeji, Staff of United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Nigerian music act, Kcee popularly known as The Limpopo master.
Air Peace faces direct competition on the popular Lagos-Accra route including Arik Air, Africa World Airline and Medview Airline.