While others airliners are bring forcefully recruited into AMCON Air one airline seems to be standing tall against all odds.

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

The Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, said the aircraft, a Boeing 737-300, touched down at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos at about 12.30pm on Friday.

Onyema notes that it is part of the airline’s plan to expand its fleet to 22, after acquiring 13 in less than 36 months of commercial flight operations.

He said Air Peace remains committed to investing in equipment and improving customer service.

Onyema said: “The arrival of our newest aircraft underscores the depth of our resolve to make a huge difference in the Nigerian aviation industry.

“We are matching our huge expansion project with the right equipment and people to ensure the delivery of the best flight services to our valued guests.

“In a couple of weeks, more B737, B777 and Embraer 145 jets will be joining to increase our growing fleet to 22. We are ready and determined to cover more Nigerian cities with our Embraer jets.

“We will also deploy more B737 aircraft to strengthen our regional operations which we started with our first flight into Accra-Ghana on Feb. 16.”

According to him, the airline will soon launch more routes in the West Coast of Africa, including Lome, Abidjan, Douala, Dakar and Niamey.