Air Peace has received the Balafon Award for ‘Best Airline of the Year in West Africa 2018’.
The airline was presented with the award at the opening session of the 4th Accra Weizo held in Accra, Ghana.
The organiser of the award and publisher of ATQ News, Mr. Ikechi Uko explained that the airline emerged winner of the award because of the efficiency it had brought to bear on its regional operations.
“This award recognises your airline as the Best Airline of the Year in West Africa 2018 for your outstanding activities in sustaining functional and efficient operations with expansions in West Africa, thereby adding value to the aviation and travel industry as your airlines continues to thrive in becoming a dominant face across West Africa.
“With growing routes in several countries in West Africa, Air Peace Airlines is playing a significant role in not only driving the aviation, travel and tourism agenda of your organisation and country and catalysing the growth of tourism in the sub region, but also helping forge ties between countries in West Africa and Africa with a view to enhancing regional tourism,” said Uko.
Speaking after receiving the award on behalf of Air Peace, the airline’s spokesman, Mr. Chris Iwarah said carrier was pleased that its intervention in fixing the challenges of air travel on the West Coast of Africa was yielding positive results.
He said the carrier would deepen air connectivity in West Africa by launching its Monrovia service and linking it with its Accra, Abuja and Lagos operations in a short time.
He praised the award organiser for recognising and rewarding merit and assured airline passengers of better air travel experience in appreciation of their continued support and loyalty to the Air Peace brand.
The Balafon Awards was instituted by ATQ News in 2009 to recognise individuals and organisations who have distinguished themselves in aviation, travel and tourism in West Africa.