BREAKING: Air Peace begins direct international flights from Enugu
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved International direct flights by Peace Air to Dubai, Mumbai, Johannesburg, Atlanta and Guangzhou.
Chief Executive Officer of the
airline, Allen Onyema disclosed this at the Enugu Investment Summit holding in Enugu, South East Nigeria.
The airline announced that the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, in Enugu will be its hub airport adding that all direct flight and maintenance will take place in Enugu.
Mr. Onyema told the summit that cargo flight operations from the airport in Enugu will commence immediately while flights to China will start very shortly.
International flight operations began at the airport in August 2013, under Stella Odua as the minister of aviation, with the Ethiopian airline operating the only flight from the airport.
The commencement of direct international flights from the airport by Peace Air, to the US, India, South Africa and China, is considered as a massive boost to the socio-economic status of the South Eastern part of Nigeria.