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Updated: Domestic operations grounded as Arik Air, Azman; Dana, Max suspend flights

FOUR domestic airlines Arik Air, Azman Air and Dana Air and Max Air have joined airlines like Aero; Air Peace to suspend their operations grinding the aviation sub-sector to a halt after airlines like Ibom Air reduced their capacity yesterday. Recall that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in …

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Arik Air temporarily suspends flights to West Coast over COVID-19

ARIK Air one of the domestic airline’s plying the West Coast has announced the temporary suspension of flights to all its West Coast destinations effective Monday, March 23, 2020. The management of the airline took the decision after a careful analysis of the novel CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) which has been …

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2020 Hajj airlift: Arik, Med-View, 5 others indicate interest

NAHCON to have dedicated airline for tour operators SEVEN airlines, including five Nigerian carriers and two Saudi Airlines, have indicated interest in participating in the 2020 airlift of Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia at the bid opening conducted by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). The airlines which participated …

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MMIA Operations: Minister apologizes over visibility debacle as authorities battle to restore normalcy

Says inclement weather coincided with replacement of Cat 2 ILS Qatar diverts Lagos flights to Abuja NCAA appeals for understanding, as airlines  send out cancellation and delay notices MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has apologized over the continuous hardship for operators to land at the Murtala Muhammed International airport …

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Arik Air donates relief materials to Malkohi IDP Camp Yola

ARIK AIR has donated relief materials including​ Bags of rice and beans, cartons of indomie noodles, bedsheets, tins of Peak milk and Milo, clothing items, mosquito nets, among other items​ to Malkohi IDP Camp in Yola, Adamawa state, to help the displaced people enjoy the Christmas season.​ The airline made …

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Arik Air receives two aircraft from C-Check; set to get two more year’s end, early 2020

 Airline gets boost ahead of Yuletide season ARIK AIR has received two aircraft, a Q-400 and a Boeing 737-800 from C-Check conducted by Lufthansa Technik AG in Malta over the weekend, thereby boosting the operations of the airline in the coming festive season. This is just as the Asset Management …

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Divergent reactions trail calls to make Arik Air National Carrier (Part Two)

As Sirika maintains airline unfit for national carrier The discourse on the National carrier issue deepens with others, including the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika lending thoughts towards whether or not government will make what they believe is the right decision and put to rest the feeling of uncertainty …

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Divergent reactions trail call to make Arik Air National Carrier (Part One)

“To me, as I said on the Flightdeck Forum, the option remains Arik, Arik, Arik or look for a domestic carrier or any other carrier within to partner to start it. When you partner with another airline to start it then you are having three government carriers in place. I feel it’s a good thing, I am happy AMCON has changed their tone we are yet to hear from the Federal Government although we only saw that money was budgeted but we are not sure what route they would take. And if you look at the amount budgeted, that amount cannot do anything to start a national carrier from the scratch. As at today we have not seen a clear cut investor that is ready to partner with FG, I think the best way to go is to look at the Arik, Aero option and move with it.”

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Arik Air wins most recognizable airline brand award

ARIK AIR has again won the award of the Most Recognizable Airline Brand in West Africa. The award was bestowed on Arik Air at the African Travel Times 2019 Awards held at Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, Ghana. This is the second consecutive year the airline will be winning the prestigious …

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Arik Air relaunches Owerri route Oct 21, plans return to more suspended destinations

​ARIK AIR has announced the it is re-launching flight services to Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri the Imo State capital and will soon be returning to previously suspended routes. The airline stated that daily flights to Owerri from the Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport, Lagos will resume on Monday, October 21, 2019. …

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