Minister of Aviation reaffirms government support for Air Peace, affirms safety compliance

Festus Keyamo

The Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has re-iterated that Airpeace Airlines is the Nigerian flag carrier designated on the London route and enjoys the full backing and support of the Nigerian Government in its operation.

In a statement signed by the Minister, he noted that the safety concerns raised in media publications, have been adequately addressed by Air Peace and closed to the satisfaction of the UK authorities.

“I have been adequately and reliably briefed on the progress made thus far on this issue by the Acting Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). I am informed that the safety issues raised had since been adequately addressed by the Management of Air Peace and promptly closed to the satisfaction of the UK authorities.”

Keyamo emphasized the Federal Government’s confidence in the safety of all Nigerian flag carriers operating on international routes, including Air Peace. He reiterated the government’s commitment to supporting and guiding these airlines towards world-class operational excellence.

The Minister stressed that the government has thrown its full weight behind local airlines designated on international routes, including Air Peace, and will provide necessary assistance and cooperation to ensure their success.