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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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Photo Reel: President Buhari at NESG, customer service week and others

ON Photo Reel this week events industry wide centered around the 2019 Customer Service Week tagged The magic of service with agencies, service providers and different companies went all out to make the week memorable and worthwhile from FAAN, UBA, Arik and a host of others. Also during same week, …

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Arik’s return to int’l operations assured with time-Captain Ilegbodu

ARIK AIR says it still has its sights set on recommencing it’s suspended international operations but that the plans may take some time giving that the processes are complex and coupled with issues inherited from the past management. Managing Director of the airline, Captain Roy Ilegbodu made this known earlier …

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SAHCO renews handling contract with Arik Air

SKYWAY Aviation Handling Company Public Liability Company (SAHCO) has renewed its ground handling contract with Arik Air. Managing Director/CEO, SAHCO, Mr. Basil Agboarumi, during the renewal of ground handling service agreement with Arik Air at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos promised to deliver quality and improved ground handling services …

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