Air Peace CEO outlines ‘huge expansion project’

    Air Peace chairman and CEO Allen Onyema said the airline is “working on a huge expansion project”, covering fleet and network expansion with the goal to “democratise flying” (Vanguard, 21-Nov-2017). The airline’s six Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft will be deployed on domestic routes “with the challenge of austere load factor or limited runway facility”. The carrier plans to expand regional operations to Abidjan, Banjul, DakarDouala, Freetown, Liberia, Lome and Niamey and is “working hard” to commence services to DubaiGuangzhou, Houston, Johannesburg, London and Mumbai. Mr Onyema said: “We are deeply serious about creating a huge appetite for flying among members of the public”.