Tuesday, May 18, 2021


Air Peace

NLC issues 2-week ultimatum for Air Peace, others to reinstate sacked workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has urged the management of Turkish Air, Air Peace and Bristow Helicopters to reinstate all the sacked workers within two weeks.

Aviation workers to shut down over mass sack of aircraft pilots, engineers

The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers, NAAPE, has given a two-week ultimatum to airline operators, following the sacking of workers by the Air Peace and Bristow Helicopter companies recently.

COVID-19: ‘Logistic issues’ delaying evacuation of Nigerians from Canada

About 200 Nigerian citizens stranded in Canada hoping to return home on Thursday will have to wait as their evacuation flight has been postponed.

Alleged Fraud: Allen Onyema’s lawyer asks court to bar Nigerian govt from handing over AirPeace boss to US

A  Nigerian Lawyer and human rights activist, Johnmary Jideobi, has instituted a suit in the Federal High Court, Abuja for the enforcement of the fundamental human rights of the embattled Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, who is facing fraud allegations in the United States of America.

Air Peace to begin flight operations to Makurdi – Onyema

The Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema on Thursday said the airline would begin flight operations to Makurdi, Benue capital before the end of November.

Finally, South Africa grants landing permit to Air Peace

South African authorities have granted landing permit to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians escaping from xenophobia in...

Xenophobia: South African govt frustrating evacuation exercise, delaying Air Peace’s landing permit

Air Peace, billed to airlift Nigerians from South Africa has been delayed because authorities at the OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg are yet to give permit to the airline for the flight.

Xenophobia: Air Peace, Allen Onyema and sheer patriotism, by Abdullahi Yunusa

Long before the news of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa became public knowledge, the much people knew about Mr. Allen Onyema was the fact that he is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of one of Nigeria's leading private airline companies, Air Peace.

Group advocates skill acquisition for South Africa returnees

The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, a civil society organisation, has called on the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, to set-up special skill acquisition programme for Nigerian returnees from South Africa.

Xenophobia: South African Immigration delaying evacuation of Nigerians, Dabiri-Erewa cries out

The evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa, following the xenophobic attacks on them, was on Wednesday delayed by the country’s immigration authorities.

Air Peace postpones planned airlift of Nigerians in South Africa

The planned airlift of Nigerians in South Africa scheduled for Friday, September 6, has been delayed till next Monday or Tuesday.

Xenophobia: Don’t pay for evacuation flight from South Africa, Air Peace tells Nigerians

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace has warned against scammers who are allegedly collecting money from Nigerians in South Africa for their evacuation back to the country.

In 2018, over 36,350 domestic flights experienced delay in Nigeria

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 36,350 cases of delayed flights between January and December 2018, according to figures released by the Consumer Protection Department of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA.

Emir Sanusi lauds Air Peace as flight operations to Kano begin

The Emir of Kano, His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, has commended Air Peace for extending its domestic flight operations to the state. Mr Sanusi made...

Air Peace adds B737 aircraft to fleet

A Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of an additional Boeing B737-300 aircraft to boost its operations during the yuletide. The Chairman of Air...

Air Peace tops chart, as domestic airlines record 8,173 flight delays in 3 months

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 8,173 cases of delayed flights between July and September this year, a report by the Consumer Protection Unit...

Air Peace boosts operation with 13th aircraft

A Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has given its expansion project a push with the arrival in Lagos of one of its newly acquired aircraft. The...

2 Air Peace planes collide at Lagos airport

Two Air Peace aircraft have collided on the departure ramp at Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Thursday morning. One of the aircraft, a Boeing 737...

PHOTOS: Air Peace loses tyre during take-off

An Air Peace flight B737 with flight number 4P7198 on Monday lost one of its tyres as it prepared for take-off at the Murtala...

Low visibility, obsolete landing system ground airlines nationwide

Airlines in Nigeria have been unable to operate nationwide due low visibility and lack of modern equipment as Harmattan haze takes over the skies. There...

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