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AS promised, Arik Air on Thursday received another aircraft fresh from maintenance overseas.

The arrival of the aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 Next Generation (NG) is coming eight days after a Boeing 737-700NG returned to service from C-check on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

The Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft is a stretched version of the 737-700 aircraft.

The Chief Executive Officer of Arik Air, Captain Roy Ilegbodu reiterated the airline’s mission which is “To become a dominant air-services brand, globally admired for its world-leading operating, safety and service delivery standards, as well as its role in promoting Nigeria’s reputation at home and abroad”.

Captain Ilegbodu once again thanked customers for their loyalty and trust in Arik Air.


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