Press Release Archives
Arik Air wins Award for Excellence
Arik Air has again been acknowledged by the Business and Professional Women in Nigeria (BPW)
Arik Air resumes flights to Enugu
Arik Air announced its return to Enugu following the re-opening of the Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu which closed for renovations earlier in the year.
Arik Air carries 6 millionth passenger on 1st anniversary of New York, JFK – Lagos, Nigeria route
Arik Air registered two - major milestones - on – December 1st as its six millionth passenger flew from New York, JFK to Lagos.
Arik Air wins Business Initiative Directions Platinum Award at 24th World Quality Commitment Convention
Arik Air has won the Business Initiative Direction (BID) Platinum Award at the annual World Quality Commitment Convention held in Paris.
Arik Air celebrates 4th anniversary
Arik Air celebrated its 4th anniversary over the weekend by hosting a number of celebratory events in key markets in the USA, UK and South Africa as well as in Nigeria.
Arik Air appoints Ndulue 1st Nigerian Managing Director
Arik Air has announced the appointment of Mr. Chris Ndulue as the new Managing Director of the company.
Arik Air announces promotion to celebrate 4th anniversary
Arik Air announced a special promotional fare across its entire domestic network to celebrate the airline’s 4th fourth anniversary and Nigeria’s 50th independence celebration.
Arik Air wins Nigeria Airline Investment Award 2010
Arik Air has added yet another feather to its cap by winning the Nigeria Airline Investment Award 2010 at the Nigeria International Investors Forum
Arik Air sees significant rise in passenger figures for August
Airline reaches milestone carrying 5 millionth passenger during summer period
Arik Air commissions Jet A1 mini-depot
Arik Air at the weekend commissioned its privately owned mini-depot for the storage of Jet A1, popularly known as Aviation fuel.
Arik Air expresses concern over NAMA’s directive
Arik Air has expressed concern over the plan by the Nigerian Airspace management Agency (NAMA) to start charging Navigational Charges on Pay-As-You-Go basis for domestic flights.
Arik Air delights in US Category 1 Status
Arik Air has described Nigeria’s attainment of the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) certification, known as Category 1
Arik Air gets recognition at AGOA Forum in Washington DC
Ministers from African countries who were at the AGOA forum met with Arik Air management on the need to open flight services to their respective nations.
Arik Air gets rousing welcome in Monrovia
Arik Air on Thursday, August 12, 2010 got a rousing welcome in Monrovia, Liberia when its inaugural flight to the West Africa nation touched down at Roberts International Airport, Monrovia.
Arik Air extends services to Monrovia
Arik Air announced further expansion of its regional African services with the inauguration of scheduled flights between Lagos and Monrovia, Liberia.
Arik Air’s new A330 enters into service on Lagos-Johannesburg route
Arik Air has introduced its new Airbus A330-200 aircraft onto its daily Lagos-Johannesburg route commencing on 23rd July
Arik Air aircraft back from C-check, repairs
Arik Air announced the arrival of two of its four aircraft that went on mandatory C-check and structural repairs in Southend, London and Malta respectively.
Arik Air gets new AOC
Airline becomes first to get NCAA recertification
Arik Air takes delivery of brand new A330-200 aircraft
Arik Air has taken delivery of its third wide-body aircraft, an Airbus A330-200 aircraft, thus increasing its fleet to 26.
Arik Air regales in Super Eagles’ Durban flight
Arik Air is relishing the opportunity offered it by the Federal Government to fly Nigeria’s senior national soccer team, the Super Eagles to South Africa for the 2010 World Cup.
Arik Air wins Best Security Conscious Airline Award
Arik Air has emerged the Best Security Conscious Airline of The Year at the International Security Conference and Awards 2009/2010
Arik Air improves security measures to fight crimes
Arik Air has intensified its fight against drugs, crimes, fraud and other criminal offences that could tarnish the image of the company in particular and Nigeria as a whole.
Arik Air sends damaged aircraft to Germany
Arik Air announced that the Boeing 737-700(New Generation) aircraft damaged by a taxi on the tarmac of Margaret Ekpo Airport, Calabar on Wednesday will be sent to Germany for thorough investigation.
Arik Air wins Leadership Awards for Excellence
Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest commercial airline, has added yet another feather to its cap by emerging the Company of The Year at the Leadership Awards for Excellence 2009
Arik Air suspends London flights due volcanic ash in UK
The temporary suspension affects Arik Air’s flights from both Lagos and Abuja.
Arik Air sponsors Lagos State's "Be Road Friendly Quiz"
Airline provides winners with tickets to London Heathrow
Arik Air Restructures Management Team
Arik Air has announced the restructuring of its management team to improve efficiencies and for better service delivery as the airline strives to consolidate its position as Africa’s fastest growing carrier.
Arik Air ends wet lease agreement with Denim Air
Airline to build success on its Bombardier Q400 operation
Arik Air goes live in USA with ITA Software’s QPX
Arik Air is now visible on QPX, the management system for airfare pricing and shopping
Arik Air wins Thisday Award 2010
Arik Air Chairman, Sir J.I.A. Arumemi-Ikhide was on Sunday, February 21, 2010, honoured at the 15th Annual Thisday Award 2010 as one of the 50 most distinguished Nigerians.
Arik Air takes delivery of fourth Boeing 737-800 aircraft
Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest commercial airline has taken delivery of its fourth brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft, increasing the carrier’s overall fleet size to 25.
Arik Air suspends services to Enugu due airport closure
Airline increases frequency to Owerri
Arik Air resumes services between Lagos and Jos
Arik Air offers a daily service
Arik Air carries four million guests
Number of guests carried during Christmas - New Year period jumps 42% over previous year
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