Nigeria is not only hosting the World Aviation Forum but has a local airline, Air Peace as the official carrier of the event holding in Abuja from November 20.
The airline made the announcement in a statement issued by its Corporate Communications Manager, Chris Iwarah on Wednesday in Lagos.
Iwarah adds that the Second Vice-President of the Council of ICAO, Musa Nuhu confirmed the status of the carrier in a message to the Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema.
Nuhu, who is also Nigeria’s representative on the Council of ICAO, commended Air Peace on behalf of the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika for partnering with the Federal Government to host the forum.
He said the partnership would contribute tremendously to the successful hosting of the prestigious forum on the global aviation calendar.
H added that it would also boost the carrier’s plan to expand its flight operations to London, Dubai, Guangzhou-China, Mumbai, Houston and Johannesburg.
The theme of the forum; “Financing the Development of Aviation Infrastructure’’, expected to attract top global aviation personalities, will hold from November 20 to 22.