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    Ilegbodu: Why Arik Air can’t fly international routes yet

Ilegbodu: Why Arik Air can’t fly international routes yet

Roy Ilegbodu, the managing director of Arik Air, says the airline cannot begin international operations because of the huge debts left by the previous managers.Speaking on Wednesday at the airline's headquarters, Ilegbodu said there is no guarantee that the company will resume plying international routes soon.The Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) had taken over the airline in February 2017 [...]

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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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    Arik CEO: We now fly Ghana, Togo, Senegal… we’re back to 4,000 passengers per day

Arik CEO: We now fly Ghana, Togo, Senegal… we’re back to 4,000 passengers per day

Roy Ilegbodu, the managing director of Arik Air, says the operations of the airline have been stabilised following the intervention of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON).Speaking with journalists in Lagos, Ilegbodu commended the measures put in place by AMCON to revive the airline within the last few months, adding that the airline is now back to 4,000 passengers [...]

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    New Arik CEO: We refund about N75m weekly from old tickets

New Arik CEO: We refund about N75m weekly from old tickets

Roy Ilegbodu, the new Chief Executive Officer of Arik Air,  says the new management of the airline refunds as much as N75 million per week in cancelled air tickets from the past administration. Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday, the CEO said despite the huge debt handed over by old management, Arik,under his leadership, has retaken its place as the number one [...]

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    Arik to resume Abuja flights Wednesday

Arik to resume Abuja flights Wednesday

Arik Air says it will resume flights to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Wednesday.The airline said this in a statement by Ola Adebanji, its spokesman.It also commended the federal government for fulfilling its promise to repair and open the airport in six weeks."We are pleased that the federal government has fulfilled its promise to reopen Abuja airport [...]

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