On July 23, 2021, AIR PEACE will resume operations in the West Africa sub-region with flights to Banjul in the Gambia and Dakar in Senegal. It will be deploying its new Embraer 195-E5 to provide more regional connectivity options.
Stanley Olisa, the spokesman for the airline, who announced a news release issued to reporters on Wednesday, revealed that the airline would operate flights between Banjul and Dakar on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
In his words, “We are glad to inform you that we will resume our Lagos-Banjul and Dakar flight operations to offer more regional connectivity while our daily Gombe flights from Lagos and Abuja will commence on August 9, 2021.
It added, “Air peace will operate Dakar and Banjul routes with modern Embraer 195-E2 aircraft, and we will resume more routes and increase frequencies to other destinations once more brand new aircraft are delivered, as well as other aircraft which are undergoing maintenance abroad.”.
According to Olisa, customers can now book their re-opened flights on the airline’s mobile app or website, flyairpeace.com. She assured passengers that Air Peace would continue to maintain the highest safety standards and provide peaceful, strategic, and affordable connections.
Air Peace suspended its regional routes in the wake of COVID-19 and the lock-down resulting from it last year. The airline has now reinstituted those routes, with its first route being Accra, which was reinstated in March 2021.
Air Peace currently services 17 domestic routes, 5 regional routes, and 2 international destinations, including Johannesburg, while it boasts of a mixed fleet of 28 aircraft, the latest being three brand new 124-seat capacity E195-E2 jets.