Passengers hail Arik over on-time departure


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Airline passengers have hailed the new scheduling of Arik Air flights, saying the delays, cancellations and frustration associated with the carrier has disappeared. A cross section of passengers who spoke with Daily Trust at the General Aviation Terminal of Murtala Muhammed Airport where the airline operates said the airline’s services have now improved. Read more […]

Arik unveils ambassadors to woo passengers

As part of its aggressive marketing strategy to win back its customers, Arik Air yesterday launched six ambassadors to interface with passengers and customers at airports. The six ambassadors unveiled yesterday comprised six cabin crew members to man the Murtala Mohammad Airport (MMA), Lagos which is its operational base. The Ambassadors are two males and […]

Arik resumes Abuja-Accra flights July

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Arik Air has said it will resume daily flight operations between Abuja, Nigeria, and Accra, Ghana, from Monday, July 17, 2017. It would be recalled that the flights between Abuja and Accra were suspended in March following the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in order to carry out maintenance work on the […]

Arik Air cuts flights over aviation fuel scarcity

Scarcity of aviation fuel , otherwise known as Jet A – 1, is taking a huge toll on domestic flight operations, forcing major carrier Arik Air to reduce flights. Flight reduction, the airline said is an intervention measure taken to cope with the situation . The airline’s spokesman, Mr. Adebanji Ola said in a statement […]

Arik Air launches new payment platforms

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Arik Air has launched a self-service kiosk and two extra payment options to broaden payment options available to passengers. The kiosk allows passengers to make bookings and pay for Arik Air tickets at a kiosk without the intervention of a human being, according to a statement by spokesman of the airline, Ola Adebanji. The airline […]

Arik Air launches travel insurance for passengers

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Arik Air has launched a customised air travel insurance for its passengers. The initiative which enables a passenger to enjoy a customised domestic travel insurance on Arik Air with only N1,000, according to the airline, was aimed at taking passengers’ flying experience to a new level. Arik Air spokesman, Adebanji Ola, said in a statement that […]

Arik Air increases flights on Douala (Cameroun) route

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Arik Air has increased frequency on the Lagos to Douala via Cotonou route from four to six weekly flights. The new schedule which took effect on October 11, 2015 is aimed at further enhancing connectivity in the West Coast, according to a statement by spokesman of the airline, Adebanji Ola. The flights from Lagos to […]

Arik Air, Aero Contractors to be Merged to Form Nigeria’s National Carrier

The Buhari administration may be considering merging all debtor airlines in the country into a national carrier, capable of serving the West and Central African regions, with Nigeria as the regional aviation hub. This was part of the recommendation of The Joda committee who advised President Buhari to consider a public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement that […]

Arik Air Makes First U.S. Trip

Arik Air commenced direct flight operations from Lagos to New York in November 2009 using its foreign registered A340-500 aircraft operated by Hi-fly of Portugal and it was the first direct flight between Nigeria and the United States to be operated by a Nigerian airline in the last decade. With this feat, ARIK Air is […]

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