Air Peace has announced plans to launch its Kano and Yola services that will cover Lagos-Kano-Lagos, Kano-Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Yola-Lagos and Abuja-Yola-Abuja.
The airline’s spokesman, Mr. Chris Iwarah said in a press statement that the launch of Kano and Yola operations slated for February 12 and 15 respectively.
He said the new routes were a confirmation of the seriousness of the airline’s pledge to connect many domestic, regional and international destinations this year and make air travel seamless.
“We are delighted to announce that Kano and Yola will be joining our fast-growing route network in February. The new routes will come on stream just days before the launch of our flights to Freetown, Banjul and Dakar.
“The huge expansion project is strategic to our vision to create dependable air connectivity and make travel experience seamless and comfortable. We are reputed for our on-time performance, uncompromising disposition to matters of safety, affordable quality service and excellent pro-customer orientation.
“These are the values we hope to bring to Kano, Yola and other routes we will be launching in the next few days. Importantly, we are not just expanding our route network; we are also massively growing our capacity in terms of equipment and human resources and positively impacting the economies of the states and countries we operate in.
“In just three years of our flight operations, we have increased our fleet to a size of 24 aircraft and provided thousands of direct and indirect jobs. We have no doubt that our entry into Kano and Yola will not only solve the challenges of air travel in the North of Nigeria, but also greatly lift the economy of the region and transform the lives of the people,” he said.
The carrier had earlier fixed February 19 for commencement of its flights from Lagos to Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal. With the addition of Kano and Yola, the airline will be launching five new routes in February alone.
The airline also plans to start its flights to Dubai, London, Guangzhou-China, Houston, Mumbai and Johannesburg this year.