Nigerian-owned airline, Air Peace is spreading its tentacles across Africa.

On Monday, the airline made its first flight to three African countries – Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Senegal – effectively commencing flight operations to those West African routes.

During the inaugural flight, the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, said seamless air connectivity is pivotal to the socio-economic development of countries within the Economic Community for West African States, ECOWAS sub-region.

He said the airline was committed to unlocking the economies of Africa, offering air travelers on business and leisure trips seamless connectivity, as well as creating jobs for the people.

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“The launch of our Freetown, Banjul and Dakar services today brings our regional network to four routes and a total of 16 domestic and West Coast destinations with more than 80 daily flights.

“In the next few weeks, we hope to add five more services to expand our regional route network to a total of nine destinations.

“This broad route network, we believe, will form a solid base to link African nations and connect the continent to the rest of the world by air,” Onyema, who was represented by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah, said.

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