The Chairman and Managing director of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema says the company is committed to linking all Nigerian cities by air.
Allen, made the pledge at Yola Airport during the launch of Lagos-Yola-Lagos, Abuja-Yola-Abuja services to the airport said connecting Yola “is a great milestone” adding that “it is a great leap in our vision to make seamless connections across Nigeria a reality for individuals, businesses and corporate organizations.”
Mr. Onyema said that the airline’s commitment to link all Nigerian cities by air under its No-city-left-behind programme is irrevocable.
He stated “We are in Yola to offer nothing but the best air travel experience. We promise not to lower the high standards we have been known for since we started operations. As has been the experience wherever we have launched our operations, today signifies the end of needless delays and cancellations on the Yola route,” said Onyema.
Allen who represented by the spokesman of the airline, Mr Chris Iwara said that the launch of Lagos-Yola-Lagos and Abuja-Yola-Abuja services just days after the inauguration of the Lagos-Kano-Lagos and Kano-Abuja-Kano routes opens a new chapter in their spectacular flight operations.
He also mentioned that Air Peace has undying desire to contribute to the development of Nigeria stressing that “so far the airline has not only given air travellers a refreshingly new choice, but we have (also) continued to distinguish ourselves with our excellent on-time departure record and high safety standards.”
“We are quite hopeful that our great experience here will positively impact our plan to expand into other cities in the north of Nigeria and some other grossly under-served areas of the country in the days and months ahead.
In his remarks, the airline’s station manager, Yola Airport, Mr. Samuel Waziri said travellers on the Yola axis would have a different air travel experience with the coming of Air Peace adding that, “ the north will have a feel of what Air Peace offers.”
Also speaking, the manager, Butu Travel and Tours, Mr. Abdullahi Hamman pledged to cooperate with the airline in selling its tickets and said “We will be issuing tickets for Air Peace in Yola and Abuja. We hope and pray Air Peace maintains time schedule for flights.