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  • NCAA frowns on Arik handling of Calabar flight

    The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has expressed displeasure over the way Arik Air handled the issues surrounding its Calabar flight on Thursday. A statement by NCAA on Friday, said that the handling of the flight flouted consumer...

    • Posted September 29, 2013
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  • Arik Air celebrates Emir of Kano’s 50 years on throne, slashes air fares

    One of Nigeria’s largest airlines, Arik Air, has introduced a special promo fare to celebrate the Golden Jubilee (50 years) of His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ado Bayero, on the throne as the Emir of Kano. The promo...

    • Posted June 15, 2013
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  • AMCON extends repayment period for N1.5trillion debt

    The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has restructured a total of N1.5tn loans as part of efforts to recover debts owed it by corporate organisations, our correspondent has gathered. The amount represents an increase of N500bn and...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • SSS blame Arik Aircraft’s Incident on Mentally Unstable Man

    The Department of State Security Services (DSS) said yesterday’s incident on an Arik Air flight from Maiduguri to Abuja was caused by a mentally unsteady man whose “condition was triggered off” by turbulence.   Marilyn Ogar, DSS’...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Foreign Investors Ready to Deploy N200 Billion For National Carrier Initiative

    The Ministry of Aviation is working towards setting up a new air national carrier and foreign investors have expressed interest to deploy N200 billion in equity funding to realize the project. The investors who are three foreign...

    • Posted October 7, 2012
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  • Fly Nigeria Act Initiative to Protect N 500 Billion from Capital Flight

    Former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) president, Olisa Agbakoba is championing a new legislation to boost the fortunes of the indigenous Aviation industry. The Fly Nigeria Act is a bill put before the National Assembly that may soon...

    • Posted February 1, 2012
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  • Arik Air Readies To Resume Abuja-London Flights

    A month after it suspended flights between Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and London- Heathrow Airport, Arik  Air said yesterday that it is set to resume operations by December 12, this year. According to the airline’s Chairman, Sir...

    • Posted November 30, 2011
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  • How UK Goverment drove out Arik Air from the Abuja-London Route – Arumemi-Ikhide

    Arik Air, one of Nigeria ’s flag carriers designated on the London route by the Federal Government has given graphic details of how the United Kingdom government, in a bid to protect its carriers, tactically drove it...

    • Posted October 29, 2011
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  • Arik Air Orders Two Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental’s

    Arik Air Ltd. finalized Thursday an order to purchase two 747-8 Intercontinental airplanes from aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co.  for about $635 million at list prices. Boeing noted that the order was previously attributed to an...

    • Posted October 8, 2011
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  • Arik Air now accepts International Credit Cards Payments Online

    Arik Air has introduced the option to pay with international credit cards-visa, master card-for tickets purchased on its website. The airline’s Senior Vice President in charge of commercial, Kevin Steele, said in Lagos that international credit card payment...

    • Posted September 14, 2011
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