Air Peace gets permit to fly India, Italy, direct from Nigeria

The federal government has given Air Peace approval to commence direct flights between Nigeria and India.

The airline has also secured the necessary  permits for direct airlink between Nigeria and Milan (Italy), Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and  Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, among others.

The Chairman  and Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Mr. Allen Onyema made the disclosures in Abuja on Monday at the India-Nigeria Business Forum, organised by the Indian High Commission in Nigeria.

Onyema regretted that despite the huge volume of business between Nigeria and India as well as the fact that the Asian country is a destination for medical tourism among scores of Nigerians, there has not been any form of direct flights for decades.

”A lot of Nigerians look up to India for their health challenges.They go round the world to be connected to India. We thank the Nigerian government for gIving Air Peace the approval as a flight carrier to India,” he said.

He applauded President  Muhammadu Buhari  for being what he described  as a ‘positive radical’ by making the possibility of direct connections between  both countries  possible.



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