Air Peace Deploys Embraer 195-E2 and Boeing 737 to Anambra
Following the approval granted by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCCA) that the new Anambra Airport can now handle the Boeing 737-700 and its equivalent aircraft, Air Peace has announced it will deploy its brand-new Embraer 195-E2 and Boeing 737 aircraft on Anambra route.
In a statement, the spokesperson of Air Peace, Stanley Olisa, said that the deployment of the airline’s Embraer 195-E2 and Boeing 737 aircraft will allow the airline carry more passengers on the route, adding that frequency has been increased to daily flights for Anambra.
According to Olisa, Air Peace has also increased flight frequencies on specific domestic routes, including Anambra. Flights to Yola and Ibadan will also now be operated daily while Gombe flights will now be operated 5 days a week.
Similarly, passengers can now connect Owerri with 3 daily flights from Lagos and Abuja on the brand-new Embraer 195-E2. These additional frequencies will take effect from 22 January, 2022.
It will be recalled that, on April 30, 2021, Air Peace became the first airline to touch down at the new Anambra Airport, and commenced scheduled operations on December 7, 2021, with an initial frequency of 4 flights weekly.
Air Peace is Nigeria’s largest airline currently flying to 20 domestic routes, 6 regional routes and 2 international destinations with a fleet of 34 aircraft, including 5 brand new Embraer 195-E2s and 4 Airbus 320s.