Keyamo  Commends Gatwick  Airport for Welcoming Nigerian Carrier, Air Peace     

Festus Keyamo, Aviation Minister

Festus Keyamo, Aviation Minister

Chinedu Eze

Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo has thanked Gatwick Airport, London management for welcoming Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace, which started flight service to the airport on March 30.

In his verified X (twitter) handle, @fkeyamo, the Minister acknowledged the message from Gatwick Airport authority and said that the message issued one week after the airline’s inaugural flight to the airport was belated but accepted, adding that the Federal Government is fully in support of its airlines.

“Finally!  Thank you Gatwick Airport. We expected this (welcome message) on the first day of the arrival of one of our most important local airlines, Air Peace. But better late than never. We look forward to working with you to ensure seamless operation by Air Peace from your airport. The government of Nigeria fully supports our local operators,” the Minister said.

London Gatwick airport, @Gatwick_Airport, welcomes the Nigerian carrier, saying, “Excited news! We recently welcomed Nigerian carrier @flyairpeace to the London Gatwick family, flying daily to Lagos.

“Perfect for reconnecting with friends and loved ones or for business travellers, embark on your next journey from London Gatwick to Lagos with Air Peace.”

According to information from the airport’s website, Gatwick Airport is managed by Gatwick Airport Limited, but since May 2019, VINCI Airports have been the majority shareholder and the rest of the shares are owned by a group of investors.

VINCI Airports is the world’s leading private airport operator​.​​ ​They have ​welcomed​​ 240 million passengers per year, including 46 million at London Gatwick. ​They also​​​​ ​operate​ ​the world’s largest and most ​diverse​​​ network, with 65 airports in 12 countries​.​​ ​This ​​​brings together about 18,500 ​colleagues ​​​across the globe, including​ our​ 3,200 ​colleagues​​ ​at​​ Gatwick.  

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