• Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Air Peace now connects passenger from Abuja, Asaba, Enugu others to London

Air Peace commences transit flights via Lagos Airport

Following the success of its Lagos-London route, Air Peace now connects passengers from Abuja, Asaba, Benin, Enugu, Owerri, Warri, and Port Harcourt to London.

Passengers can now fly for from the listed states to Lagos and then connect flights to London through Air Peace with their luggage arriving at Gatwick airport.

The airline which introduced the service via its X handle stated, “Embark on your London adventure from Abuja, Asaba, Benin, Enugu, Owerri, Warri, or Port Harcourt! Seamless connections via Lagos. Make your journey smooth and convenient.”

Nigerians have expressed excitement following the development, stating that Air Peace would have an advantage over other carriers on the route if the service is seamless.

Apostle Stephaine with X handle @Gloria_Destino stated, “Kindly make it as seamless as possible. On ground staff to escort passengers from domestic airport to Intl’. Staff on ground at departing domestic airport should have the understanding that the passenger being checked-in is enroute an international flight. Pls ensure to lose ends.”

Another X handler user with name
@Bilionaire_Bish described the development as a good one.

“Airpeace listens. This is a game changing move. If I don’t have to book another flight to Lagos or Abuja before flying out then Air Peace can continue to have my money,” he stated.
Barely two weeks after Air Peace commenced Lagos-London route, all foreign carriers reduced fares on the route by over 50 percent.

Airlines such as British Airways (BA), Virgin Atlantic, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and others have continued to slash fares on the route as competition is seen to drive price war.

Air Peace had pegged its return economy class ticket at N1.2million, and
N4 million for Business Class, thereby slashing fares on the route.

Before the local airline’s maiden flight to London, BA and Virgin which operates direct flight from London to Lagos charged between N3 million to N3.5 million. Other airlines cost an average of N2 million for a return ticket.

Currently on the Lagos-London route, an economy class ticket on Egyptair cost ₦585,620; Air Peace – ₦816,130, British Airways – ₦981,848, ⁠Virgin Atlantic – ₦1.1m, Royal Air Maroc – ₦569,422, ⁠RwandAir – ₦679,070, ⁠Ethiopian Airlines – ₦677,824, Turkish Airlines – ₦807,408 Air France – ₦1.1m and KLM – ₦1.1m