Monday, December 10, 2018

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    Arik blames electrical glitch for aborted Kaduna-bound flight

Arik blames electrical glitch for aborted Kaduna-bound flight

Arik Air says a glitch in its aircraft's auxiliary power unit was responsible for the aborted Jos and Kaduna-bound flight on Saturday.Passengers on the Boing 707 flight taking off from Lagos had panicked when the incident occurred at 3:15 pm.Adebanji Ola, Arik communications manager, said the pilot made the call to abort the flight because the Jos station "does not [...]

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    Our online portal is secure, says Arik

Our online portal is secure, says Arik

Arik Air has reassured its customers that its online portal is secure.This follows a report that data belonging to the airline’s customers between December 2017 and March 2018 was leaked.Justin Paine, head of trust & safety at Cloudflare, had said he discovered massive leak from the airline’s customer database during a routine search for “open, exposed, or vulnerable Amazon S3 [...]

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    ALERT: Did you book an Arik flight online in 2017? Your data might have leaked

ALERT: Did you book an Arik flight online in 2017? Your data might have leaked

If you flew Arik Air between December 31 and March 16, 2017, then your data might have been compromised.On Wednesday, Justin Paine, head of trust & safety at Cloudflare, announced that he uncovered a data leak of the airline during a routine search for “open, exposed, or vulnerable Amazon S3 buckets”.An Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket is a [...]

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    AMCON may dispose of Aero Contractors, Arik Air in 2018

AMCON may dispose of Aero Contractors, Arik Air in 2018

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), says 2018 will be a busy year because it plans to dispose assets like Aero Contractors and Arik Air.In April, AMCON said it is willing to exit the aviation sector if the owners of the companies pay their debts.In a statement released by Jude Nwauzor, AMCON's head of corporate communications, the corporation said [...]

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    Arik to begin Lagos/Abuja-Bauchi flights

Arik to begin Lagos/Abuja-Bauchi flights

Arik Air says it will begin flights to Bauchi from Lagos and Abuja on May 9.The commencement of Bauchi-bound flights will make the state the 20th domestic destination plied by the airline.According to a statement released by the airline on Monday, there will be three weekly flights from Abuja to Bauchi."The airline will be operating three weekly flights from Abuja [...]

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    Pay the debts and take back your company, AMCON tells Arik, Aero owners

Pay the debts and take back your company, AMCON tells Arik, Aero owners

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) says it is willing to handover ownership of Arik Air and Aero Contractor airlines if the owners are willing to pay the debts owed by the companies.Speaking during the weekend at the sixth Nigeria Transport Awards and Lecture, Ahmed Kuru, AMCON chairman, said the corporation did not wish to operate in the airline [...]

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    US orders emergency inspection of engines used by Arik, Air Peace

US orders emergency inspection of engines used by Arik, Air Peace

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US airspace regulatory agency, has directed airlines with the same engines as the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 to carry out a thorough inspection of the engines’ fan blades.The Southwest Airlines aircraft suffered an engine failure which forced it to make an emergency landing on Tuesday. The aircraft uses the same engine as Arik Air and [...]

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    Arik Air will now train pilots for presidential fleet

Arik Air will now train pilots for presidential fleet

The Presidential Air Fleet (PAF) and management of Arik Air have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will allow the airline assist in providing proficiency and line training for PAF's pilots.The agreement was signed on March 1 when Hassan Bala Abubakar, an air commodore and commander of PAF, led senior officials of the fleet to Arik Air Aviation Centre [...]

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    PHOTOS: Surprise as Saraki boards Arik flight to Ghana

PHOTOS: Surprise as Saraki boards Arik flight to Ghana

Senate President Bukola Saraki boarded a commercial flight belonging to Arik Air on his way to Ghana on Sunday.This drew some reactions on social media, with some praising the "modesty" displayed by Nigeria's number three citizen.Dignitaries on such assignments usually fly presidential or private jets.The senate president is expected to address lawmakers of the neighbouring country on the commemoration of their [...]

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    Arik Air to reduce ticket fare — only for early birds

Arik Air to reduce ticket fare — only for early birds

The management of Arik Air says it will reduce fare of tickets for any domestic flights booked at least seven days before departure.In a statement received by TheCable, the airline said customers can now purchase one-way ticket for N16,000 on its website."The super saver fare is aimed at enabling more Nigerians experience air travel and reduce the stress of traveling [...]

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    Reps to visit Arik, Aero airlines for assessment

Reps to visit Arik, Aero airlines for assessment

The house of representatives will pay a visit to Arik Air and Aero Contractors airlines for an on-the-spot assessment of both airlines.Jones Chukwudi Onyereri, chairman of the house of representatives committee on banking and currency, made this known during a visit to the headquarters of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) in Abuja on Wednesday."As a matter of fact, apart [...]

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    Arik Air introduces flight from Lagos to Port Harcourt air force base

Arik Air introduces flight from Lagos to Port Harcourt air force base

Arik Air has introduced Garden City Express service, which will take passengers from MMA2, Ikeja, Lagos, to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital.In a statement on Sunday, the airline said operations on this route will begin on February 12.Port Harcourt International airport is located in Omagwa. Passengers usually spend at least time to connect the main part [...]

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    Arik resumes operations after ‘resolving’ dispute with workers

Arik resumes operations after ‘resolving’ dispute with workers

The management of Arik Air says it has resumed operations after an unexpected industrial action by its workers left passengers stranded in various airports across the country.In a statement signed by Adebanji Ola, head of corporate communications, the airline apologised for the disruptions."The cabin crew members of our flight operations team earlier this morning embarked on a work-to-rule action which [...]

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    Strike by Arik Air cabin crew leaves passengers stranded across Nigeria

Strike by Arik Air cabin crew leaves passengers stranded across Nigeria

An unannounced industrial action by the cabin crew of Arik Air leaft hundreds of its passengers stranded in various airports across the country.Lagos and Abuja were the worst hit as the airline has its major customers there.The cabin crew commenced the strike action this morning without prior notice over what they termed “non- increment of their salaries and allowances".Several passengers [...]

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Domestic airlines ‘delayed 61% of flights’ in three months

Domestic airlines in Nigeria delayed 61 percent of their flights between July and September, a report released by the Consumer Protection Unit of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has shown.NAN reports that domestic airlines in Nigeria delayed 8,173 flights and cancelled 96 flights out of a total of 13,255 flights.The airlines listed in the report, which was released on Wednesday, are [...]

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    FG begins moves towards Arik’s return to London route

FG begins moves towards Arik’s return to London route

Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, says the federal government is already discussing how Arik Air will return to the London route.Sirika made this known on his Twitter page, where he shared a picture he took with the UK minister of aviation."With UK’s minister of aviation, discussing infrastructural support for aviation security and the return of Arik Air to [...]

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