Aviation: Poor Management Threatens Survival of Arik Air

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Poor Management Threatens Survival of Arik Air Industry experts have expressed worries that Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Arik Air may go under in the next few months and over 3000 workers directly employed by the airline will lose their jobs; unless the airline is taken over by efficient management with international experience. THISDAY learnt that the initial plan prior to its […]

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Aviation: FG to return 10 Arik’s aircraft stranded overseas

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FG to return 10 Arik’s aircraft stranded overseas Barely 24 hours after taking over the management of Arik Air, the Federal Government has pledged to return at least 10 aircraft stranded overseas into the fleet of the airline. The 10 aircraft, as at the time of change in management, were said to have gone overseas for mandatory C-checks, but said […]

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Aviation: “Why AWA is wining in West Africa,” Samuel Thompson, AWA COO

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In just four years of operating in the aviation industry, leading Ghanaian carrier, Africa World Airline (AWA) has become a darling airline to air travellers in Ghana and Nigerian. The airline which started its operation on the Accra-Lagos route with 3 times weekly flight has consistently increased its frequency and now flies 4 times daily making it the airline with […]

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Aviation: Has AMCON become Nigerian aviation’s knight in shining armour?

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Has AMCON become Nigerian aviation’s knight in shining armour? By FEMI OYEDIRAN The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) recently took over control of Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline in order, we are told, to protect their anxious creditors, prevent a catastrophic shutdown of services to the public and preserve the jobs of their long-suffering employees. Arik, has debts of […]

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Aviation: AWA plans West Coast expansion as it takes delivery of 5th aircraft

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AWA plans West Coast expansion as it takes delivery of 5th aircraft …To  add 12 more aircraft in fourth quarter of 2017 By Friday Nwosu Ghanaian leading carrier Africa World Airlines has said it is now prepared more than ever to expand its route network along the West Coast, just as the airline took delivery of its 5th aircraft. The […]

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Aviation: Nigeria’s Arik Air and aviation industry in disarray

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Nigeria’s Arik Air and aviation industry in disarray The Nigerian government has announced a takeover of the country’s biggest airline – Arik Air – to prevent it going bust. But this is just the latest example of problems in Nigeria’s aviation industry, reports the BBC’s Martin Patience from Lagos. The government agency (Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria) now responsible for […]

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Africa: Why 4 Generations of Airlines have failed in Nigeria-Olowo

Why 4 Generations of Airlines have failed in Nigeria-Olowo The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) President, Mr. Gbenga Olowo has given his voice to the recent take-over of Arik Air by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON. He said other airlines in the country not only Arik Air should be looked into for better operations. “Treating the Arik […]

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Aviation: Nigeria Accused of Using Arik’s Take over as Ruse to Set up National Carrier

Nigeria Accused of Using Arik’s Take over as Ruse to Set up National Carrier The Association of Concerned Aviation Professionals (ACAP) has expressed alarm at the brazen takeover of Arik Air by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on behalf of the federal government, describing the foremost local carrier as a private concern, which accounts for over 60 per […]

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Aviation: Nigerian Government takes over West Africa’s Largest carrier Arik Air

Nigerian Government takes over West Africa’s Largest carrier Arik Air by Friday Nwosu Nigeria and West Africa’s largest carrier, Arik Air has been taken over by the country’s government in a bid to prevent the airline from going the way of other airlines that have gone out of operation. The move to take over the operation of the airline by […]

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Aviation: Accra, Lagos war restarts as Air Peace joins Medview Arik and AWA with daily flight

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Accra, Lagos war restarts as Air Peace joins Medview, Arik and AWA with daily flights By Friday Nwosu The fierce competition that characterized the Accra-Lagos route by Ghanaian and Nigerian carriers’ operating on the route is about to get stiffer as one of Nigeria’s domestic airlines, Air Peace, is set to join other players on the route. According to nigeriatravelsmart.com, […]

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