Africa: Arik Air Fulfills Promise Of Returning To Suspended Routes

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Arik Air has started resuming flights to destinations to which it initially suspended with recent commencement of flights to Owerri. The airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Roy Ilegbodu said: “We made a promise to our esteemed customers that we will be returning to the routes that were suspended earlier in the year and our resumption of flights to Warri and now, […]

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Africa: Embrace careers in aviation, Arik Air urges Nigerian youths

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One of the biggest air lines in Nigeria, Arik Air, on Monday urged young Nigerians to embrace careers in the aviation sector in order to contribute their quota to national development. Mr Wole Odeyemi, A Cabin Crew Training Instructor with Arik Air gave the advice while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the sidelines of the Career […]

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Africa: How takeover of Arik saves 2,600 jobs – AMCON

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The takeover of Arik Air has saved more than 2,600 jobs and improved the fortune of the airline in the last two years, Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) has said. Two years after Arik was handed over to the receiver manager, the prospects of the airline are significantly becoming brighter, the CEO, Arik Air, Roy Ilegbodu who heads the […]

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Africa: Merger of Aero, Arik as National carrier untenable – Sirika

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Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has ruled out calls for the merger of indigenous carriers Arik Air and Aero Contractors to form the new national airline for Nigeria. Aero and Arik Airlines have been under administration by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) since two years following their collapse over debts. The calls became necessary as the […]

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Africa: Local, international investors eye Arik, Aero

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Many local and international investors are showing interest in investing in Arik Air and Aero Contractors, our correspondent has learnt. It was gathered that since the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria made it known that it planned to divest its shares in the airlines, there had been a lot of interests from investors within and outside the country. The Head, […]

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Africa: Arik Air celebrates Nigeria’s Independence with 250 free tickets

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Arik Air says it is giving away 250 free tickets on Oct. 1 to celebrate Nigeria’s 58th Independence anniversary. Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu revealed the airline’s plan on Friday in Lagos. Ilegbodu said customers flying Arik Air on Oct. 1 have the opportunity of winning the tickets on board. He said there would be raffles to […]

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Africa: Arik Air, Police pledge enhanced cooperation to boost aviation security

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The management of Arik Air has pledged to enhance its cooperation with the Nigerian Police in a bid to further boost security at the nation’s airports. The airline said information sharing was necessary in order to curb criminal acts in the sector, stressing that without the collaboration of all security agencies, it would be difficult for the government to achieve […]

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Aviation: Arik is the only West African Airline in the list of Top10 Airlines in Africa by passenger Volumes

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As the countdown to Routes Africa 2018 continues Routesonline reveals the largest African carriers, with the top ten carrying almost 60 million passengers between them last year. The aviation industry in Africa supports about 6.8 million jobs and contributes $72.5bn in GDP, according to figures published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Over the next two decades, routes to, […]

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Africa: Nigerian carrier, Arik Air spread its wings to Bauchi

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Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading carrier is spreading its wings to Bauchi with the launch of flight services to the City from May 9, 2018. According to a statement from the airline Arik Air will be operating three weekly flights from Abuja to Bauchi with connections to and from Lagos on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The Chief Executive Officer of Arik […]

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Africa: SAHCOL step bumps into Arik aircraft, another grounded in Owerri

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Arik Air has reported incidents involving two of its aircraft on Sunday, March 18, 2018 to the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). This is in line with standard operating procedure and the airline’s high safety standards. The airline in a statement signed by its Public Relations and Communication Manager, Mr Adebanji Ola, said the first incident involved a Boeing 737-700 […]

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