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Norse Atlantic Airways, Air Peace Announce ACMI Charter Agreement for London Operations

Norse Atlantic Airways, Air Peace

Norse Atlantic Airways is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Air Peace for an ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) charter service. This collaboration marks the beginning of a strategic partnership aimed at providing seamless air travel solutions between London and Lagos, Nigeria.

Commencing in April 2024, the ACMI charter will operate four times a week, offering travellers convenient and reliable transportation options between these key destinations.

Norse Atlantic Airways will be using slots at London Gatwick allocated to Air Peace to facilitate this new route.

“We are thrilled to be working with Air Peace to launch this ACMI charter service between London Gatwick and Lagos. This collaboration represents an exciting opportunity to leverage our expertise in charter operations to deliver a reliable and high-quality service to Air Peace and their customers,” said Bjørn Tore Larsen, CEO and Founder of Norse Atlantic Airways. “

“Air Peace is delighted to have signed this partnership deal with Norse Atlantic Airways for the commencement of our London service. As we make a foray into the European market, we are confident that this strategic partnership will further position us to surpass the expectations of our customers, offering them superior air travel experience while we continue to optimise our operations for more innovative service delivery”, stated Allen Onyema, Chairman/CEO, Air Peace.

Norse Atlantic and Air Peace will continue to discuss potential longer-term partnerships between the two airlines to explore avenues for further collaboration and expansion in the future.

About Norse Atlantic:

Norse Atlantic Airways is an airline that offers affordable fares on long-haul flights, primarily between Europe and the United States. The company was founded by CEO and major shareholder Bjørn Tore Larsen in March 2021. Norse has a fleet of 15 modern, fuel-efficient and more environmentally friendly Boeing 787 Dreamliners that serve destinations including New York, Los Angeles, Orlando, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangkok, Miami, Oslo, Athens, London, Berlin, Rome and Paris. The company’s first flight took off from Oslo to New York on June 14, 2022.

About Air Peace:

Air Peace is West and Central Africa’s foremost airline which commenced scheduled commercial flight operations in October 2014, and has experienced steady growth in route and fleet size, becoming the largest carrier in Nigeria. The airline currently has a network of 21 domestic routes, 10 regional routes and 6 international destinations, including Dubai-UAE, Guangzhou-China, Jeddah-Saudi Arabia, Tel Aviv-Israel, Johannesburg-South Africa and Mumbai-India. Air Peace boasts of an increasing modern fleet of over 30 aircraft, including 3 luxury Boeing 777s, 8 Embraer 145s, 1 Dornier 328 Jet, 13 Boeing 737s, 5 brand new Embraer 195-E2s(8 more to be delivered), 10 leased Airbus 320s plus firm orders for 5 brand new E175s and 10 Boeing Max aircraft.

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