Nigeria launches inaugural direct flight into Jamaica


Nigeria on Monday had an inaugural direct flight from the country into Jamaica.

The flight, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was part of the activities to commemorate 50 years of good bilateral relations between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Jamaica.

The inaugural direct flight, Air Peace, departed from Lagos and had landed in Montego Bay, on Monday, 21 December, 2020.

Aboard the flight was the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and a number of other senior Nigerian government officials and members of the Organised Private Sector.

They were received at the Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay, by
the Minister of Transportation of Jamaica and other top Jamaican government officials.

According to the statement, “the exercise is expected to deepen relations between the countries in areas of tourism, education and economic activities, among others.”

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