Air Peace surprises passengers on Kano, Abuja, Port Harcourt routes
Nigeria’s West and Central Africa’s biggest airline, Air Peace recently pulled a big surprise on the Nigeria’s travelling public with the deployment of its wide-body Boeing 777 plane on the Port Harcourt-Abuja and Abuja-Port Harcourt routes.
The airline also on the same day gave travellers on the Kano-Abuja-Kano route a feel of its soon-to-launch international flight service with the deployment of the state of the art Boeing 777 aircraft to service the route.
The two operations fell on the recently celebrated Good Friday and Easter Monday attracted commendations from travelers who appreciated Air Peace for giving its domestic passengers a foretaste of its long-haul service, saying the carrier was on the right track to provide an exceptional international travel experience.
Speaking on the development, the Corporate Communications Manager of the airline, Chris Iwarah on behalf of the airline assured that the showpiece flights on Good Friday and Easter Monday were the first of a series of domestic flights the airline intended to operate with its Boeing 777 aircraft ahead of the launch of its international flights starting with Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
The airline which is set to operate long-haul flights to Dubai, Johannesburg, Guangzhou, London, Houston and Mumbai, has so far acquired four Boeing 777 aircraft for its long-haul operations out of which three of the wide-body aircraft had already been delivered to the carrier.
Iwarah said the deployment of the Boeing 777 plane to service the Nigerian routes during the Easter celebrations “were in fulfillment of the airline’s promise to give Nigerians and the travelling public a taste of the luxury to expect on our international routes launching soon.”
“The deployment of our beautiful big birds, the Boeing 777 on our Port Harcourt-Abuja and Abuja-Port Harcourt routes on Good Friday and Easter Monday was received with enthusiasm by members of the public. We are riding on the huge success of the Good Friday and Easter Monday operations to give many more members of the flying public the exceptional experience we delivered on the Port Harcourt-Abuja route.
“This time we are moving up North to give our esteemed customers on the Kano-Abuja-Kano route an opportunity to experience the wonderful service we plan for our long-haul operations. As an airline that listens to its customers, we are repeating our Boeing 777 operations on the Abuja-Port Harcourt route in response to the pieces of feedback we received after our hugely successful Good Friday and Easter Monday operations.”