Air Peace Approves Priority Boarding Policy For Nigerian Military Personnel - INDEPENDENT
LAGOS – Air Peace, has unveiled Priority Boarding Policy for serving and retired Nigeria’s military personnel.
The airline in a statement said that the approval was to honour the military personnel for the huge sacrifices they make to ensure peace, safety and security in the country.
Mr. Allen Onyema, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Air Peace in a statement over the weekend, said that the airline holds in high regard the indispensable contributions of the military in securing Nigeria and defending its territory from external aggression.
Onyema maintained that the uniformed men and women put their lives on the line in the course of defending the state and its interests against external armed threats, stressing that the new policy of boarding military personnel first before other passengers commenced last Wednesday.
He maintained that this would be a permanent practice in all its stations.
He said: “This Priority Boarding Policy we are introducing is our own way of appreciating and recognising the noble and patriotic efforts of the officers and men of Nigeria’s Armed Forces, for the risks they take and all the sacrifices they make in defending the territorial integrity of this country. Our ground staff have also been enjoined to appreciate them.”
Onyema appealed to other passengers to show understanding and cooperate with the airline’s ground personnel to ensure a seamless implementation of the new policy, and called on other applicable businesses to adopt a similar policy in honour of the Nigerian military.