Tag Archives: Arik Air

Not So Poko! Tonto Dike – Arik Air You Are A Lazy, Disrespectful, Destiny Killing, Time Waster

Tonto Dike aka Poko Lee, was on the receiving end of poor service from Nigerian airline Arik Air, and subsequently took to Instagram to share her grievances and to declare war on the airline. Her post read, “THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR MAKING HARD WORKING NIGERIANS LOSE THEIR HARD EARN MONEY AND INCOME ALL BECAUSE WE CHOOSE TO…

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Ethiopian Airlines Moves To Take Over Arik Air

Ethiopian Airlines is moving to take over Nigeria’s largest airline Arik Air, CNN is reporting. Arik Air has, since February, been operated by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) due to prolonged crisis that saw services canceled, staff unpaid, and mounting debt (More than N300bn according to the federal government). Speaking to CNN, Ethiopian Airlines managing director of international services Esayas WoldeMariam said: “We have…

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‘This Pathetic Excuse of an Airline’! Fashion Designer Toju Foyeh Recounts Treatment by Arik Air

It’s very frustrating when you get bad customer service or your travel plans are disrupted. This seem to be the norm with Arik Air as we have heard and received numerous reports about their operations and customer care services both within and outside Nigeria. This time, it looks like Toju Foyeh has had enough of…

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Arik Air Says It Has Resumed Operations After Leaving Passengers Stranded At Airports

Arik Air says it will resume full regular operations on Wednesday, barely 24 hours after leaving hundreds of passengers stranded at airports across the country and beyond on Tuesday because of suspension of flight operations by the carrier. Nigeria’s biggest airline was suspended from full services over its inability to renew insurance for the aircrafts…

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Arik Air Resumes Operations, Claims It Paid N18.9bn Not N11.4bn To FAAN As FG Issues 2-Week Ultimatum

  On Wednesday, Arik airline’s operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport were disrupted by aviation unions and some FAAN workers, over its alleged N12.5 billion indebtedness to the agency, leaving passengers stranded at the General Aviation Terminal. Following this incidence, the Federal Government has issued a two-week ultimatum to Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),…

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Omoni Oboli Is Arik Air’s New Ambassador!

Nollywood Superstar, Omoni Oboli has been unveiled as Arik Air’s new Ambassador. The Airline took to their official Instagram page to make the announcement earlier today saying, “Meet our new brand ambassador, Nollywood star, @omonioboli. We are excited about our partnership with #TheFirstLady herself! #ProudlyNigerian #IFlyArik #BuyNigerian #SupportNigerianBrands #NairaIsKing” Omoni is really cashing in! Congrats to her!      …

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Arik Air, Aero Contractors & First Nation IATA Operational Safety Audit Certification

  Three Nigerian airlines, Arik Air, Aero Contractors and First Nation have successfully obtained the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit Certification. The IATA Operational Safety Assessment (IOSA) certificate is issued to airline after a successful assessment and demonstration of compliance to Safety Regulations as specified by the body. According to a report…

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Pregnant Passenger Dies Aboard Lagos-bound Arik Air Flight

A 39-year​-​old pregnant woman was on Friday confirmed dead on board an Arik Air flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos. The deceased, identified as Ijeoma Nwokedi, was confirmed dead on arrival by the medical personnel at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Domestic Terminal 1, Lagos. A reliable source told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that…

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