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Aircraft Seized In The US Not Our Own – Air Peace

The management of Air Peace has said that the seized aircraft in the United States of America is not its own. An aircraft owned by a Nigerian who is facing trial for an alleged multi-million dollar fraud was seized in the US by federal authorities on Tuesday. According to WSB-TV, the seizure was made at the Peachtree DeKalb Airport in Georgia and one of the special agent said that state, local and federal partners have joined forces to hit the bad guys where it hurts, in their pocket. But Air Peace issued a

Second Batch Of 319 Nigerians Depart South Africa For Lagos

No fewer than 319 Nigerians have departed the O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, on Friday, as the Federal Government continues to evacuate its citizens from South Africa in the wake recent xenophobic attacks in that country. The 319 persons were evacuated by Air Peace on Friday afternoon and are expected to arrive at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. “We wish to inform you that the second batch of about 319 willing Nigerian returnees from South Africa has departed O. R. Tambo

PHOTOS: Reps Suspend ‘Order Paper’ To Honour Air Peace Boss, Allen Onyema

The House of Representatives on Wednesday temporarily suspended its plenary to allow lawmakers receive The Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema for recognition over the free services offered by his domestic airline to evacuate Nigerians under xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The action of the house comes less than 24 hours after the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila commended Onyema for his magnanimity. After the opening prayers were said, Gbajabiamila asked that the Order Paper for the day’s plenary be

BREAKING: Air Peace Overshoots Runway, No Casualties Recorded

An aeroplane belonging to Air Peace has overshot its runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State. The aircraft left Abuja for Port Harcourt on Saturday. The incident occurred as the plane attempted to land amid heavy rainfall, but was hit by wind and skidded into the bush. All passengers have been evacuated to the arrival area at the airport. Details of the incident are yet to be ascertained at the filing of filing this report.

APC Imo Guber Candidate Arrested In Abuja

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state, Senator Hope Uzodinma, was on Sunday arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, over an alleged breach of contract worth over $10m. The Special Presidential Investigation Panel For Recovery of Public Property said its operatives arrested Uzodinma, who represents Imo West senatorial district at the upper legislative chambers, for a breach of contract after his company allegedly failed to execute a contract of $12m, awarded by…

Strike: Air Peace Loses N60m

Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest Airline, said it lost over N60 million to the disruption of its operations by members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), insisting it was the target of the disruption as other airlines were spared. The NLC and TUC members had as early as 7:00am stormed the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), to disrupt flights operations for four hours with thousands of passengers stranded. The strike negates earlier assurance by the…

Air Peace To Operate First All-Female Flights Thursday

Nigerian Carrier, Air Peace has revealed plans to initiate a four-sector flights on the Lagos-Abuja, Abuja-Owerri, Abuja-Lagos and Owerri- Abuja routes with a historic all-female flight and cabin crew members on Thursday. According to a statement made by the Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah on Wednesday, Air Peace first female Captain, Sinmisola Ajibola was on Monday decorated at the carrier’s corporate headquarters in Lagos by the airline’s Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr Allen Onyema and Director…

Thieves Burgle Air Peace Aircraft At Lagos Airport

Suspected thieves on Thursday night opened the cargo hold of an Air Peace aircraft scheduled for departure at the runway of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Corporate Communications Manager of Air Peace, Mr Chris Iwarah, said this in a statement on Friday in Lagos. Iwarah said the cargo hold of Flight 7138 scheduled for departure on Runway 18R (A1) of the airport was opened by the suspected thieves at about 7.35 p.m. He said the airline’s passengers praised the captain and cabin crew for their…
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