The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) extends its warmest congratulations to Air peace Airlines on the successful launch of its direct flights from Lagos to London on March 30, 2024.

The President of ACCI, Chief Emeka Obegolu, SAN, Phd in a statement saud, this achievement is a significant milestone in the Nigerian aviation industry and demonstrates the immense potential and growth trajectory of Air peace. The direct connection between Nigeria and the United Kingdom will undoubtedly foster trade, tourism, and economic cooperation between both nations.

“It will provide enhanced convenience and accessibility for business travelers and Nigerians in the diaspora seeking to connect with their destinations.”

He commends Air peace for its commitment to excellence, innovation, and unwavering dedication to connecting Nigerians to the world adding that this accomplishment serves as a testament to the resilience and determination of the Nigerian private sector.

While acknowledging this achievement, Chief Obegolu, SAN, PhD also recognizes the ongoing challenges faced by the aviation industry in Nigeria.

“We urge the Federal Government to take further steps towards facilitating ease of doing business for domestic airlines. Streamlined regulations, reduced operational costs, and improved infrastructure development are vital for continued growth and success across various industries.”

The ACCI is ready to collaborate with Air peace and other stakeholders to advocate for policies that support the growth of the Nigerian aviation industry. A thriving aviation sector is essential for fostering economic development and creating jobs in Nigeria.

Once again, on behalf of the Executive Council and members of the ACCI, I congratulates the Air Peace on this historic accomplishment. “We wish them continued success on this new route and in all their future endeavours.”


Chief Emeka Obegolu, SAN, PhD
President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)