Tag: Arik Air

Arik Air Annouces Resumption Of Flights To Cotonou, Douala

Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier is resuming flight services to Cotonou, Benin Republic and Douala, Cameroon from Monday, January 19, 2015. Flight services between Lagos, Nigeria and Cotonou/Douala were suspended last year in the wake of the outbreak of Ebola Virus in some parts of West Africa.[Read More…]

Arik Air Arrests Passenger Stealing From Another Passenger In-flight

A Nigerian passenger travelling on Business Class from the capital Abuja to the Southeastern State of Enugu aboard Arik Air ?has been caught stealing from another passenger during flight, the airline said in a statement on Tuesday. The suspect, Mbah Mike, was caught on 28 November and handed over to[Read More…]

Disaster Averted As Yola – Bound Arik Plane Suffers Bird Strike

Arik Air flight W3 408 from Abuja to Yola Saturday made an air return due bird strike ,an official said on Saturday. According to Mr Banji Ola , Arik manager Corporate Communications, the bird strike affected the aircraft’s wind shield and the captain had to return to Abuja for safety[Read More…]

Wale Odunsi: Is Nigeria’s Arik Air Truly ‘The Wings Of Africa’?

When Nigeria’s leading airline, Arik Air commenced operations on October 30, 2006, citizens, likewise foreigners heaved a sigh of relief. It was the final arrival of the long-awaited large bird-like machines; fresh wine in a new glass though on an old platter. Having endured average (in some cases below par)[Read More…]

Embarrassing Video: Watch Arik Air Staff Demand Double Payment From Customers

WATCH Arik staff doing a piece of terrible customer service in Calabar caught on video. This needs to change. This happened in Calabar on Sunday, 22 June, 2014. Arik service personnel refused to check in passengers booked on economy class for the 1330 flight. Only business class were checked in[Read More…]

Banky W: My Thoughts On The Arik Air Flight Debacle

Recently, footage from a camera phone has surfaced online about the dire circumstances that passengers suffered prior to take-off, on board an Arik Air flight from Lagos to New York; I was one of the passengers. For anyone who has not seen the footage, it’s available on YouTube and various[Read More…]

Arik Air Takes Responsibility & Issues Apology To Passengers Over Unfortunate Incident On Their Lagos To New York Flight

Arik Airlines has issued an apology over an incident on a flight from Lagos to New York on March 31st, 2014. Online News platform, Sahara Reporters had posted a video which showed passengers protesting of the flight’s poor air conditioning system and the poor response of the airline’s management. Check[Read More…]