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NCAA fingers insiders on Arik aircraft component theft, explains unserviceable aircraft implications

DIRECTOR General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has weighed in on the theft of critical component in Arik Air’s aircraft stating that in his opinion, it was not a vandalization as whoever removed the parts had access, knew what they were after and removed professionally without damaging anything else. This is just as he has …

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House to grill NCAA on NG Eagle, Arik relationship asks regulator to withhold AOC issuance

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has said it would get to the bottom of the lingering issues and/or relationship between, Arik Air and NG Eagle midwifed by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) and has asked the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) not to issue Air Operators’ Certificate, (AOC) to the new airline. The Committee made this known …

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NUATE tells AMCON to resolve Arik workers’ plight or NG Eagle won’t fly

LEADERSHIP of the National Union of Air transport Employees (NUATE) have declared that if the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) refuses to discuss the fate of the airline workers with the union, its new entity NG Eagle will not take off. This is just as the union has said it is ready to picket Arik Air for three months …

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Arik CEO appeals to FG for more funds injection, foreign exchange availability for airline

“Passengers are not really travelling as much as before, we’ve seen that. However, some airlines may not notice that now because that is because the capacity has also dwindled. What I mean by that is that the airlines have suffered so much that the fleet sizes have gone down; therefore normally you not notice that passenger numbers have dwindled but as airlines start to recover, it will become apparent that people are no longer travelling as much as they used to do pre-COVID.

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Captain Ilegbodu clarifies NG Eagle’s ownership; says entity completely different from Arik

“I can boldly say that those airplanes in our industry we call what happened with it recovery. So they have been recovered. If a company owes and it cannot pay, those airplanes were actually mortgaged to AMCON and it is very clear that at some point they’d take their assets and that is what was done.”

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Passengers groan, Arik Air apologizes; as unions ground airline’s flights nationwide

PASSENGERS today felt the impact Arik Air’s shutdown by two unions, National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) which left them  stranded nationwide with many forced to make alternate travel arrangements. Barricading access to the airline office as early as five am today, the two unions this morning made good their …

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Unions call off August 17 strike at Arik Air following positive conciliatory meeting

FOLLOWING a meeting with the convened by the Minister of Labour and Employment between Arik Air and union members, Monday’s planned shutdown of the airline has been put off sequel to an intervention. In a notice to all staff dated August 16, 2020, the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of …

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Unions to ground Arik Air August 17 over 90% staff layoff, non-payment

THE unfortunate series of industrial actions is not abating anytime soon as the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) has announced that it will commence strike in Arik Air August 17th, 2020. Barring any last minute changes to the status quo, the unions in a notice to all …

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Aviation Restart: Arik, Air Peace Ibom Air commence spaced flights today

Overland starts July 15 as CAA denies Aero, Azman, Max Air approval OF the five airlines granted approval to start operations from today, Arik Air; Air Peace and Ibom Air will commence operations  today with Arik starting the first commercial flight out of Lagos. Arik Air took off to Abuja at7:20am  just as Air Peace and Ibom Air are gearing …

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AON: Trouble looms as incumbent leadership yet to hold elections months after tenure end

TROUBLE is looming within the ranks of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) following a refusal to conduct elections months after the expiration of the tenure of the current leadership of the association which seems to have caused a major crack in the ranks. A reliable source who gave Nigerianflightdeck the information said elections were due since January, 2020 but …

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