Air Peace airlines on Wednesday delivered on its promise to commence flight services at the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2), Lagos, assuring that the extension of its operations would afford it the right atmosphere to provide exceptional flight experience.
The carrier, which operates its domestic flights from its hub at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, had promised to move its Lagos-Kaduna, Lagos-Asaba, Lagos-Akure, Lagos-Port Harcourt NAF Base and other flights under its subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper to MMA2.
The airline’s Embraer 145 jet, with registration number 5N-BUV, took off from the MMA2 enroute to Kaduna Airport at about 7.20 a.m. shortly after a brief launch ceremony witnessed by excited staff, managers of the facility, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), and air travellers.
Speaking during the inaugural flight from MMA2, Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Chris Iwarah, said the airline was excited to deliver on its promise to move part of its operations to the facility.
He described the MMA2 as one of the best terminals in the country, confirming that Air Peace would eventually move all flights under its subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper to the facility as part of its strategy to position itself for better service to its customers and deepen its no-city-left-behind project.
For his part, the Group Executive Director of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, operator of MMA2, Rodger Whittle, assured of excellent passenger facilitation and experience at the facility.
Also speaking, Head of Corporate Communications, MMA2, Eniola Ade-Solanke, said the terminal had the capacity even for regional operations and was attracting major airlines through the provision of excellent passenger experience.