Tag: arik air

Mallam YeroJune 8, 2015

Some crazy people ranked Arik Air in their Airline Top 10

Apparently, a group of people sat down and ranked the best Economy seats in the world and somehow Arik Air ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 17, 2015

How 3 Arik Airline staff were caught stealing aviation fuel

by Chinwe Okafor   The Ministry of Aviation arrested three Arik Air staff for stealing fuel from an aircraft, the ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 27, 2015

Opinion: What are you guys, Aero Contractors or error contractors?

by Eromo Egbejule Nigerians have suddenly acquired superhuman powers and can now survive without oxygen or on a limited supply, ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 7, 2015

Caught in the act: The story of an Arik passenger who stole money mid flight

by Damilola Jagun A Nigerian passenger, who was travelling on Business Class from Abuja to Enugu aboard Arik Air was caught ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 6, 2014

Chris Bamidele spent two days waiting for an Aero flight to take off – this is his story

by Chris Bamidele I have never been outside Nigeria, so I do not have another basis for comparison, but I ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 23, 2014

Wale Odunsi: Arik has lost its magic

by Wale Odunsi When Nigeria’s leading airline, Arik Air commenced operations on October 30, 2006, citizens, likewise foreigners heaved a ...

YEditorAugust 22, 2014

Does Arik Air really deserve all the hate? | We investigate

by Adedayo Ademuwagun The video above was circulated a few months ago following an Arik Air flight from Calabar to ...

June 24, 2014

Sliding down the slope – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze  …this video of a so-called customer service person for Arik Air at the Calabar Airport tells us ...

January 3, 2014

Caught in the act: This mother of 5 was arrested with heroin at the Lagos airport (PHOTOS)

by Adeola Balogun A woman in Lagos and on her way to Liberia has been arrested by officials of the ...

December 22, 2013

Drama as Arik Air passengers protest hours of delay in Port Harcourt (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene Notorious for flight delays and generally muddling up take off schedules, Arik Air staff yesterday got the ...

December 5, 2013

Photos of passengers stranded at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (LOOK)

by Oge Okonkwo The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja has been shut down since Thursday leaving passengers stranded as two major ...

December 5, 2013

REVEALED: Why we shut Abuja airport – Oduah

The Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, has stated the reason why the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was shut down on Thursday. ...

December 5, 2013

Arik, Aero cancel all flights from Abuja as airport remains shut

Arik, Aero cancel all flights from Abuja as airport remains shut The two major functional domestic airlines in Nigeria, Aero ...

October 30, 2013

When push comes to shove: WATCH Arik Air passengers fight to board the plane

by Rachel Ogbu It was a sight for sore eyes at the Port Harcourt airport on October 24, 2013 after passengers ...

October 1, 2013

Coming to America (again): 3 teenagers caught while attempting to stowaway on international flights (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The fame and benefits accorded to Arik teenage stowaway, Daniel Ohikhena, after his escapade might just be ...

September 16, 2013

Woman gives birth on board Arik flight to London, plane makes emergency landing

An Arik Air flight with over 100 passengers en route to London Sunday was forced to make an emergency landing ...

September 3, 2013

Arik stowaway finally returns home

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following the agitation for his release from concerned citizens, the teenage stowaway Daniel Ihekhina has been sent ...

September 2, 2013

Arik stowaway: Family, rights group appeal to DSS to release detained boy

by Adeola Balogun A group of people have united to appeal for the release of stowaway teenager Daniel Oikhena, who ...

September 2, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Arik stowaway, FAAN and what should have been

by Ochereome Nnanna Boy Oi should be helped. He is an extraordinary young man. Such people can be turned to ...

August 24, 2013

INCREDIBLE: Teenage boy stowed away in Arik flight to Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo There was confusion today at the Benin airport after a teenage stowaway was found in the tyre ...

July 21, 2013

Tragic: London passenger slumps and dies at Lagos Airport

by Akan Ido A middle-aged passenger who just returned from the United Kingdom aboard Arik Air earlier today slumped and ...

May 22, 2013

Arik Air management confirm arrested drug traffickers are staff

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian airline, Arik Air has confirmed that a couple of its crew members were in detention for ...

May 13, 2013

Beautiful! Former Miss World, Agbani Darego is on May cover of TW magazine (LOOK)

by Hauwa Gambo The first black African Miss World, Agbani Darego returns to the magazine covers this month with TW ...

March 6, 2013

Relax ‘n’ Vibe album features 2face, PSquare, Tiwa Savage (LISTEN)

by Rachel Ogbu From 2Face to Tiwa Savage, Arik Air has teamed up with iROKING to produce a soothing mixtape containing some of the ...

December 5, 2012

Giant of Africa: N9 billion spent annually to maintain Pres. Jonathan’s air fleet

by Akan Ido It has been revealed that about N9.08bn is being spent annually to maintain the Nigerian Presidential Air ...

November 18, 2012

TICKER: #AviationMadness: Arik flight nearly lands on ‘mad man’ who strayed onto airport runway

Arik Air flight nearly crushed a man in ragged clothes and dishevelled hair who stood few metres away from the ...

October 24, 2012

Report: SSS says man behind Arik scare is a mental patient (and insists he did not have a bomb)

by Rachel Ogbu Earlier we reported the State Security Services, SSS, took into custody a man, Aminu Galadima who scared passengers on an Arik ...

October 12, 2012

Hauwa Gambo: Of Omojuwa and those like him (YNaija FrontPage)

  But, you see, unlike Omojuwa and his passionate young friends, they actually end up doing nothing. It’s all sound ...

October 2, 2012

Opinion: “My last words on the Arik Air and my iPad issue” – Omojuwa

My quest was never about hatred for anyone or any brand, it was about asking the system a question it ...

September 30, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: My 18-year-old brother and an unforgettable journey (YNaija Frontpage)

He got to the airport and you and I know that in times like that, getting a ticket is more ...

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