Residents and members of the Diaspora are questioning an article
on Air Peace that was published by a local media house but whose
source apparently is the “Simple Flying” site.
The article says that Air Peace – as has been touted by the Browne
Administration – is set to fly into Antigua, bringing passengers to
enjoy the Carnival festivities. It confirms, also, that the “service will
be installed for a limited period” only – to operate flights into the
V.C. Bird International Airport on August 5 and 9.
Air Peace, said to be Nigeria’s largest private airline, “has partnered
with Tour Brokers International to offer special holiday packages for
However, attempts to research Tour Brokers International were
stymied by an online notice that stated “Site is undergoing
maintenance. Site will be available soon. Thank you for your
There is no contact information, either – no telephone, email, or
other social-media address – and this, residents tell our Newsroom,
is what they find most worrying, given the recent debacle with
Antigua Airways promotions.
Meanwhile, some Antiguans and Barbudans tell REAL News they
noticed that no mention has been made about the “wealthy
investors” and the trade summit referred to by the Browne
Administration – and, most surprisingly, there was no mention of
the cultural performers advertised by the Cabinet.
They say they are preparing to be “duped,” yet again.