Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance

Delta State First Lady Edith Okowa flanked by Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager Chris Iwarah (3rd left), Brand Ambassador KCEE (2nd left), Chief Pilot Capt. Victor Egonu (Left), Assistant Customer Relations Manager Patricia Ebilah (2nd Right), Special Project Director, Asaba Airport Austin Ayemidejor and others during Air Peace relaunch flight into Asaba on Monday.


Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace on Monday made good its promise to resume its Lagos-Asaba-Lagos operations with the addition of Abuja-Asaba-Abuja to the service, pledging to deliver the best flight experience to the travelling public on the routes.


The airline, which pulled out of the route more than two years ago due to safety concerns with respect to the runway of the Asaba Airport, said it was delighted to return to the Asaba route to end the hardship travellers had contended with since its exit.


Meanwhile, Delta State First Lady, Mrs. Edith Okowa and the Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Austin Ayemidejor have assured Air Peace that its return to the Asaba route would be a success story.


Speaking moments after the relaunch flight touched down at the Asaba Airport, Air Peace Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Allen Onyema said the carrier had proved in four years of its flight operations that it was in the airline business to make a difference.


The Air Peace boss, who was represented by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah, praised Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for intervening in the challenges of the Asaba Airport and making sure it was once again safe for flight operations. He said he was personally attached to the state, where he grew up. He added that the airline planned to add Warri to its Delta operations soon.


For her part, Delta State First Lady, Mrs. Edith Okowa, who was personally at the airport to welcome the Air Peace team, said the state was pleased with the decision of the airline to return to the Asaba route. Air Peace, she said, would be supported to succeed in Delta.


Also speaking, Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Austine Ayemidejor assured that the facility was now safe for flight operations. He said work was nearing completion on facilities for handling wide-body aircraft at the airport.


Responding, Air Peace Chief Pilot and team leader, Capt. Victor Egonu said the airline was satisfied with the facilities at the airport for flight operations.


In his own comments, Air Peace Brand Ambassador, thanked the Okowas and the management of the Asaba Airport for according the carrier a warm welcome. He assured that the airline would not disappoint in its Asaba flight operations.

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Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


Delta State First Lady, Mrs. Edith Okowa flanked by Air Peace Chief Pilot, Capt. Victor Egonu (2nd right), Assistant Customer Relations Manager, Mrs. Patricia Ebilah (right), Senior Policy Adviser to Delta State Governor, Prof. Sylvester Monye (left), Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Austin Ayemidejor (3rd left) and others during Air Peace relaunch flight into Asaba Airport on Monday

Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


Air Peace Chief Pilot, Capt. Victor Egonu flanked by Senior Policy Adviser to delta State Governor, Prof. Sylvester Monye (3rd left), Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Chiedu Ebie (left), Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah (2nd right) and Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Austin Ayemidejor at the Asaba Airport moments before takeoff of the Asaba-Lagos service of Air Peace Asaba operations on Monday

Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


Senior Policy Adviser to Delta State Governor, Prof. Sylvester Monye, Air Peace Chief Pilot, Capt. Victor Egonu (2nd left), Brand Ambassador, KCEE (3rd left), Assistant Customer Relations Manager, Mrs. Patricia Ebilah (6th right), Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah (5th left), Station Supervisor, Asaba, Chinyere Ndianefo (3rd right), Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Austin Ayemidejor (4th left), Special Assistant to the Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Matthew Idoghor and others cutting the cake at the Governors Lounge of the Asaba Airport to mark the relaunch of Air Peace Asaba service on Monday.

Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


 Air Peace Brand Ambassador, KCEE flanked by the Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah (right) and Assistant Customer Relations Manager, Mrs. Patricia Ebilah shortly after the airlines relaunched Lagos-Asaba flight touched down at the Asaba Airport on Monday

Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


Air Peace Brand Ambassador, KCEE and Business Development Executive, Ese Osirim at the Asaba Airport tarmac after the carriers relaunched Lagos-Asaba flight landed at the Asaba Airport on Monday

Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


Special Project Director, Asaba Airport Austin Ayemidejor (3rd left) taking Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah (left), Brand Ambassador, KCEE (right) and Assistant Customer Relations Manager, Mrs. Patricia Ebilah on a tour of the Asaba Airport facilities during Air Peace relaunch flight into Asaba on Monday

Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


Air Peace Chief Pilot, Capt. Victor Egonu (left) and Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah in joyful mood during Air Peace relaunch flight into Asaba on Monday

Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


Air Peace Chief Pilot, Capt. Victor Egonu (right), Assistant Customer Relations Manager, Mrs. Patricia Ebilah (3rd right), Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah, Brand Ambassador, KCEE (3rd left), Senior Policy Adviser to Delta State Governor, Prof. Sylvester Monye (2nd left), Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Austin Ayemidejor (2nd right) and Special Assistant to the Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Matthew Idoghor (left) at the Governors Lounge of the the Asaba Airport during the relaunch of Air Peace Asaba operations on Monday

Air Peace fulfills pledge, returns to Asaba with assurance


R-L: Senior Policy Adviser to Delta State Governor, Prof. Sylvester Monye, Air Peace Brand Ambassador, KCEE, Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Austin Ayemidejor, Air Peace Chief Pilot, Capt. Victor Egonu and Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah at the Governors Lounge of the Asaba Airport during Air Peace relaunch flight into Asaba on Monday

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