Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of a new ERJ-145 aircraft to boost its domestic and regional operations.
The aircraft, with registration number 5N-BXF, arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at about 8pm on Saturday, October 10, 2020.
Disclosing this to newsmen, spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, said the new arrival is a 50-seater aircraft.
We are very glad to announce the arrival of our eighth Embraer 145 Jet, another addition to the fleet of our subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper.
Olisa reiterated the airline’s commitment to ease the burden of travel in Nigeria and beyond, saying that the airline now boasts of 26 aircraft in its fleet.
We’re also gearing up to receive two brand new 124-seat capacity Embraer 195-E2 Jets this October, the first set of the 13 we had ordered, with purchase rights for 17 more.
As part of efforts to boost domestic and regional operations, we just took delivery of our 8th ERJ-145 Jet on Saturday, October 10, 2020. This is reflective of our determination to interconnect various cities across Nigeria and beyond. #BetterDealWithAirPeace pic.twitter.com/bJJuAGTynG
— Air Peace (@flyairpeace) October 11, 2020
In the meantime, Olisa affirmed Air Peace’s ambition to interconnect various cities in the country and added that the flying public should expect more domestic and international routes to be launched, like Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou, Mumbai and other planned destinations.
Air Peace is a private Nigerian airline founded in 2013 with its head office in Lagos State, Nigeria. Air Peace, which provides passenger and charter services, serves the major cities of Nigeria and flies to several West African destinations and the Middle East. The airline also established a subsidiary – Air Peace Hopper in 2018.