Air Peace has commenced scheduled commercial flights from Lagos and Port Harcourt to Douala, Cameroon in the regional route and Ibadan airport from Abuja in the domestic.
This was disclosed in a statement by Staney Olisa, the spokesman for the airline. He said that the airline would commence the Douala route on August 19, 2021, while the Ibadan services would start on August 17, 2021.
The statement indicated that the Douala route would operate three days weekly, while the Ibadan service will be operated daily.
According to him, the new routes would be operated by its brand new aircraft Embraer 195-E2.
“These new routes will be operated with our ultramodern Embraer 195-E2 aircraft, and as we take delivery of more brand new E195- E2s as well as other aircraft undergoing maintenance abroad, we shall reinstate more routes and open up more connections”.
Olisa said customers can now book for the new routes on the airline’s website- flyairpeace.com or its mobile app.
He reiterated Air Peace’s resolve to continue to the provision of peaceful and strategic connectivity, in line with its no-city-left-behind drive.
Air Peace recently resumed most of its regional routes, which were suspended following the outbreak of COVID-19 and the lockdown that ensued last year. The airline has restored its Freetown, Banjul, Dakar, and Accra services.
Air Peace currently services 17 domestic routes, five regional routes and two international destinations, including Johannesburg, while it boasts of a mixed fleet of 28 aircraft, the latest being three brand new 124-seat capacity E195-E2 jets.