Tag: Arik

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AzeezApril 12, 2017

Just In: Arik operated without essential equipment, owed N375bn – AMCON

by Azeez Adeniyi The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has said Arik Air was indebted to the tune of ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

The Thread: Has Arik passed on its bad behaviour to Air Peace?

Arik was notorious for being super excellent at flight delays. They could delay passengers from anywhere between 30 minutes to ...

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AzeezFebruary 14, 2017

AMCON takes over OAS Helicopters

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Odengene Air-Shuttle Services, known more as OAS Helicopters in Lagos ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 12, 2017

Simon Kolawole: The Drama Republic of Nigeria

by Simon Kolawole You can conveniently call Nigeria the Federal Republic of Drama. Or the Drama Republic of Nigeria. It ...

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AzeezDecember 27, 2016

JUST IN: NCAA fines Arik N6m for luggage delay

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority said it has fined Arik Air N6m for delaying and not transporting passengers’ luggage from ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 14, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today Ijaw leaders reject Clark’s N’Delta dialogue team The Delta State Forum ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 19, 2015

These Arik passengers had a funny experience yesterday

Apparently Arik struck again when they left passengers stranded at the tarmac. According to an online site, LIB, the passengers ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

Nigerian passenger’s death aboard Arik Airline flight sparks #Ebola panic in the US

by Chidi Okoye According to U.S. Representative for New York’s 2nd congressional district, Peter King, a Nigerian man has died ...

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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 ...

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June 24, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: ‘We’ll attend only to Business Class’ – Arik Airlines passengers left stranded in Calabar (WATCH)

by Isi Esene Passengers on the Arik Airline flight from Calabar, Cross River to Lagos had a grueling customer service ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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December 4, 2013

Okey Ikechukwu: Why not share resources in Nigeria according to ‘ekiti mass’?

by Okey Ikechukwu If the United Nations (UN) wants the state with the highest number of carrying ‘ekiti’ prefixed towns ...

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October 9, 2013

“Stella Oduah should bury her head in shame, not me” – Femi Fani-Kayode lays it on aviation minister

by Femi Fani-Kayode by Akan Ido The bickering between Femi Fani-Kayode and the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah continues to ...

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September 12, 2013

“I am tired, I want to go home”: Arik stowaway, Daniel Ohikhena speaks as Edo gov’t sends him to boarding school

The stowaway teenager, Ricky Daniel Ohikhena, who, on August 24, this year hid in a wheel well of an Arik ...

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September 5, 2013

Opinion: Suntai is on course, please stop the blame games

by Josef Omorotionmwan Why are we challenging God? As it were, Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State fell from the ...

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September 3, 2013

Not again! Another stowaway arrested and detained in Edo

A 25-year old man has been arrested at the Benin airport for attempting to gain access into the airside, Nigeria’s ...

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August 31, 2013

Theophilus Ilevbare: Nigeria failed the guy on the Arik plane

by Theophilus Ilevbare …the stowaway’s desperado is a reflection of the frightening level of abject poverty in the county and ...

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June 22, 2013

Passengers escape death as power outage prevents Arik plane from landing in Uyo

by Akan Ido A power cut at the Akwa Ibom Airport  yesterday disrupted the planned landing of an Arik Air ...

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March 22, 2013

Terrorism alert: Domestic airlines fear for safety and reconsider operating flights to Northern cities

by Rachel Ogbu From cancelling night-stops for their crew and aircraft in extremely volatile northern cities, especially Maiduguri some domestic ...

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March 22, 2013

Turbulence ahead: Airlines may stop flying to Kano, Yola & others due to bombings

by Chi Ibe   They can’t take it anymore it appears. Domestic airlines that fly to Kano, Maiduguri, Yola and ...

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March 18, 2013

Report: Dana Air suspended again over safety issues

by Rachel Ogbu Dana Air operating license has been suspended again pending the resolution of certain safety issues, the Nigerian ...

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January 5, 2013

Air fares may crash by 33 per cent as Dana Air, others return

Indications have emerged that soaring domestic air fares may soon crash by 33 per cent from the present average of ...

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January 4, 2013

Celebrities scheduled to fly with Dana Air as airline resumes operations

by Daniel Anozie Dana Airlines resumed operations on Thursday with its first flight taking off from Lagos to Abuja. The ...

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October 27, 2012

TICKER: Nigerian stowaway found dead in Arik Air flight

The dead body of a young Nigerian man was discovered yesterday Friday October 26th in the wheel well, the undercarriage ...

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September 27, 2012

Opinion: Arik Air vs Omojuwa: The missing iPad, and other issues

by Ovie Albert A crusader should be sublime and live by example. There is no point in blowing up a ...

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September 27, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: On Arik Air, I admit my madness

by Japheth Omojuwa In the Land of many victims, the man who dares the oppressor is seen to be mad. ...

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September 26, 2012

Going Rogue: Arik bans FAAN MD, blogger and 22 others from its flights

by Reuben Daba And you thought the Arik drama was over. Apparently the airline is determined to ensure that they ...

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September 24, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Dear Anyim, Arik Airline is not the PDP

It’s not every time that a week as terribly confusing as the last comes along. This board has struggled to ...

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