Lagos to London Price List for British Airways, Other Airlines As Air Peace Announces Cheaper Fares

Lagos to London Price List for British Airways, Other Airlines As Air Peace Announces Cheaper Fares

  • Nigerian airline Air Peace is now ready to battle foreign airlines for Nigerian passengers traveling to London
  • To kick off, Air Peace has decided to slash ticket prices on the Lagos-London route, making it cheaper to travel
  • There are high expectations that by competing with international airlines, Air Peace will help drive down ticket prices journalist Dave Ibemere has over a decade of business journalism experience with in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian economy, stocks, and general market trends

Air Peace, Nigeria's leading airline, is set to begin direct flights from Nigeria to London, starting from March 30, 2024.

Air Peace offers cheap flighs to London
Air Peace to begin direct flights to London, to offer special discount for students Photo credit: @flyairpeace
Source: Facebook

How it started for Air Peace had earlier reported that the airline secured approval months after Festus Keyamo, the minister of aviation and aerospace, engaged the United Kingdom to actualise direct flights from Lagos to London.

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In late January 2024, Keyamo met with Ben Boiling, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Norse Atlantic Airways Management in London.

The discussion was fruitful and Air Peace reached an agreement with Norse Atlantic Airways to use B777 and Dreamliners for the London operations

Dreamliners are operated by Norse Atlantic Airways and Air Peace owns B777.

The good news for Nigerians

The good news for travelers is the ticket pricing offered by Air Peace compared to existing international airlines operating on the same route.

The airline is offering economy class tickets for its London route at N1.2 million and business class tickets at N4 million.

BusinessDay reports that Air Peace ticket pricing is 60% cheaper compared to other airlines as foreign airlines charge an average of N3.5 million for economy class tickets from Lagos to London.

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Here is a comparison of the prices.

AirlineTicket classPrice (Naira)
Air PeaceEconomy Return1.2 million
Business Return4 million
British AirwaysEconomy Return4.7 million
Business Return15.2 million
Virgin AtlanticEconomy3.1 million
Economy Delight3.2 million
Economy Premium6.1 million
Business13.5 million
Qatar AirwaysEconomy 1.7 million to 3.2 million
Business6.8 million to 8.4 million

Air Peace commences flight to African countries earlier reported that Air Peace would soon launch flight connectivity from Nigeria to two more African countries.

The move would see the airline commence flights from its Lagos hub to Cotonou in Benin Republic and Abidjan in Ivory Coast.


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