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Leading domestic carrier, Air Peace, has expanded its fleet with the delivery of a new ERJ-145 aircraft, thus increasing fleet to 27.
In an interview, Senior Communications Executive of the airline, Mr Stanley Olisa, noted that the 27th aircraft, with registration number 5N-BXG, arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Wednesday evening from Morocco.
While noting that it will help boost the airline’s domestic and regional operations, Olisa averred that “Air Peace is very happy to announce the arrival of its seventh Embraer 145 Jet, which has been undergoing routine checks in Morocco.
“With this latest ERJ-145, we now have 27 aircraft. We are still expecting some of the Embraer 195-E2 jets we ordered last year.”
He said with the orders from Embraer, the airline had become the launch customer of the aircraft in Africa.
According to him, Air Peace airline was poised to interconnect various cities in the country and would soon begin international flights to Johannesburg, London, Houston and Mumbai.
Business Hilights recalls that at the Dubai Airshow last year, the airline signed an order for three E195-E2 Jets in addition to the 10 earlier ordered.