Air Peace, a leading airline operator, has officially commenced transit flights through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos, connecting passengers to various regional and international cities.
This was revealed in a statement issued on Thursday by the operator.
Air Peace stated: “Finally, Air Peace and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, have created the first Transit Hub in Nigeria at Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos.”
According to the airline, the transit international flights are Accra-Mumbai-Accra, Accra-Jeddah-Accra, Accra-Johannesburg-Accra, Dakar-Jeddah, and Dakar-Mumbai. The transit regional flights are Accra-Freetown-Accra, Accra-Douala-Accra, Monrovia-Lome-Monrovia, Accra-Dakar-Accra, Lome-Accra-Lome and Accra-Banjul-Accra.
“Now, passengers from other countries can fly Air Peace to international and regional destinations through converging in Lagos from where they are flown to those destinations seamlessly without leaving the airport”, the release said.
Air Peace underscored its commitment to continuous innovation in-flight service delivery, aiming to provide customers with an exceptional experience at every touchpoint.
The airline affirms that strategic connectivity across key domestic, regional, and international cities remains a central component of its ambitious plans.
The PUNCH reports that Air Peace has secured the necessary permit to operate flights into the United Kingdom, as previously announced.
The airline also hinted that preparations are well underway for the official launch of this destination, following the successful commencement of direct flights to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in October 2023.