Air Peace has embarked on an 11-hour, direct, non-stop flight from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos to the Island country of Jamaica.
Spokesman of the carrier, Okisa, who spoke with journalists said the airline engaged one of its three Boeing 777 aircraft with registration number 5N-BVE for the historic flight conveying 132 passengers on board to Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Describing the operations as a show of strength by a domestic carrier, .
Olisa said the aircraft operate another flight into Montego Bay on December 27, 2020, for the return flight the next day, stating it was a special charter flight and was the airline’s maiden flight to the Island country.
According to him, the flight further accentuates Air Peace's capability to operate flights to any destination in the world, adding that “Air Peace has the aircraft and the requisite manpower to do this”.
He explained Air Peace had operated international flights to multiple destinations namely: China, Turkey, India, Malaysia, Israel, United Kingdom, Thailand, Indonesia, and recently launched scheduled direct flights to Johannesburg, South Africa, providing respite to travelers on the Lagos-Joburg-Lagos route and connecting the two giant African countries at affordable fares.