Tag: Arik Air

24 Hours After Suspension of Operations, Arik Air Resumes

Less than 24 hours after suspension of operations, Arik Air says it will resume its operation by 11am on Wednesday. “Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline, is pleased to announce that scheduled flights will resume from 11 am tomorrow, Wednesday September 14, 2016,” the airline said in a[Read More…]

Arik Air Blames Instrument Landing System For Flight Delays

Arik Air yesterday blamed the Instrument Landing System, ILS, at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja and technical problems on their plane already boarded by passengers at Port-Harcourt International Airport for the delay and eventual cancellation of their Abuja bound flight. The airline yesterday at the Port Harcourt airport kept its passengers[Read More…]

Pandemonium At The Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos As Gunshot Leaves Two Injured

There was pandemonium at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) on Friday following a gunshot which was believed to be an accidental discharge.. Two people were injured in the incident when a man identified as an orderly of a Senator accidentally fired the gunshots, it was[Read More…]

Arik Air Resumes Operations, Claims Payment of N18.9bn To FAAN

Arik Air on Thursday claimed that it had paid a total sum of N18.9 billion to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) from January 2007 till date. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Managing Director of Arik Air, Mr Chris Ndulue, made the claim while briefing[Read More…]

Finally, Arik Air Suspends Domestic Operations

The Aviation Union in the industry have grounded the operations of Nigeria’s carrier, Arik Air over what they described as a large debt of N12.5billion to Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. The unions shutdown the airline’s operations on Wednesday after a yearlong negotiations failed. Passengers are the most hit following[Read More…]

“We Hid Cocaine In Arik Flight Meals” – Flight Attendant Confess

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA on Thursday said it had apprehended another employee of Arik Air, Ikechukwu Chibuzor Oliver, for his alleged involvement in the smuggling of 20kg cocaine to London on Monday. According to the NDLEA, Oliver had confessed to the crime and had revealed that he[Read More…]

Why Arik Air Is Suspending Flight Operations Leaving Hundreds Of Passengers Stranded

by Zenith Oduah Hundreds of air passengers may be stranded at the various airports across the country as Nigeria major airline, Arik Air, plans to suspend flight operations today, due to the lingering aviation fuel scarcity in the country revealed Managing Director, Arik Air, Mr Chris Ndulue .  Ndulue made[Read More…]

Breaking: FAAN Grounds Arik Air Over N1.2 Billion Debt; As Passengers Are Left Stranded

by Chris Nomjov The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has grounded all domestic flights of commercial carrier, Arik Air over the N1.2 billion debt owed by the Authority by Arik Air. The Association of Air Transport Association of Nigeria (ATTSAN) and the National Union of Air Transport Employers (NUATE),[Read More…]

Sokoto Passengers Hijacked Four Of Our Aircrafts Yesterday – Arik Pilot Writes

by Zenith Oduah It is no longer news what Arik Air has been king and winner when it comes to flight delays in Nigeria. Yesterday the airline met it’s waterloo as frustrated passengers could no longer take the nonchalant as it will seem the airline went on strike or the[Read More…]

Arik Air Advocates For Additional Armed Officers To Enhance Airport Security

Arik Air has called on the Federal Government to deploy more armed policemen at the nation’s airports to tighten security in view of the growing terror threats in the country and the world at large. Arik Air made this known at the weekend when the new Commissioner of Police, Airports[Read More…]