Nigerian carrier, Air Peace airlines, yesterday reestablished air connectivity between Nigeria and South Africa, operating its maiden direct commercial flight on the Lagos-Johannesburg route.
The services, already dubbed as a strategic entry into the route erstwhile dominated by Arik Air and defunct South African Airways (SAA), will boost trade ties between Nigeria and South Africa, and connect west and southern regions in about six-hour travel time.
As an achievement for the airline in its sixth year of operations, the inaugural flight on Boeing 777 aircraft was dispatched with a toast at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. It was the second international route of Air Peace after Lagos-Dubai services opened last year…
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