Tag: Arik Air

COVID-19: Arik Air Staff To Take 80% Pay Cut

Nigerian aviation company Arik Air has concluded plans to slash its workers’ salaries for the month of April by 80% as COVID-19 continues to paralyze aviation activities across the world. Sent as an email, the memo stated that after careful deliberation and analyses, the management had decided to implement an[Read More…]

NCAA Fines Arik Air Over Delay of Passengers’ Luggage

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has fined Arik Air N6m over its passengers’ complaints of delay and inability of the airline to ferry their luggage from London to Lagos from the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of December, 2016. The airline was also directed to pay each affected passenger, the sum[Read More…]

Aviation Unions Call off Industrial Action Against Arik Air

Aviation unions have called of their industrial action against Arik Air following an intervention by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). This was made known in a communique signed by the leadership of the unions, Arik Air management and a representative of the NCAA. The communique was signed by Mr[Read More…]

Arik Air Operations Grounded Nationwide Over Union Protest

The operations of Arik Air have been grounded in Lagos following a protest by aviation unions. The unions are under the auspices of the National Union of Air Transport Employees, Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria, and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers. The unions had[Read More…]

Arik Air Alerts Passengers of Worsening Aviation Fuel Supply Scarcity Leading To Candellations of Flights

Arik Air on Friday alerted passengers of worsening aviation fuel supply leading to flight delays and some cancellations at airports across the country. The airline made the announcement in a statement signed by its Communications Manager, Mr Ola Adebanji, in Lagos. The statement said the fuel scarcity which has been[Read More…]

Here’s Why Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Is Giving Arik Air 24 Hours Ultimatum

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority on Wednesday directed Arik Air to return all delayed baggage of its passengers from London to Lagos within the next 24 hours. The directive was issued by the Director, Consumer Complaints Department, NCAA, Mr. Adamu Abdullahi, who also directed the airline to compensate the affected[Read More…]

Angry Passengers Shut Arik’s Operations For Failing To Deliver Luggage

Arik Air’s international passengers on Tuesday shut down the carrier’s check-in counter at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for failing to deliver their luggage days after they arrived from London. A similar incident occurred on Monday. An eyewitness said the counter was taken over by the angry passengers, who[Read More…]

How Stowaway Died On Arik Plane From Lagos To Johannesburg

A lifeless body of a stowaway was on Wednesday found on an Arik Air’s A330-200 aircraft at the Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa. It was gathered that the stowaway was discovered by engineers of the South African Airways Technical crew who were to carry out routine checks on[Read More…]

Lack of Aviation Fuel Forces Arik Air To Reduce Flight Operations Nationwide

Arik Air on Wednesday announced reduction of flights due to the lingering scarcity of JET A1. The airline made the announcement in a statement by its Communications Manager, Mr. Ola Adebanji, in Lagos. Arik Air said that aviation fuel scarcity started manifesting last week when major oil marketers began to[Read More…]

Arik Air Aircraft Loses Engine Mid-Air Between Lagos And Jos With 100 Passengers On-Board

A potential plane crash in Nigeria was averted on Friday as an Arik Air aircraft lost one of its two engines mid-air with over 100 passengers on board. The aircraft, a Boeing 737 with the registration number 5N-MJD, departed from Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, for Jos when the pilot[Read More…]