Top News on Arik Air

  • Emirates begins parting out its A340-500s

    Emirates has retired two of its 10 Airbus A340-500s, and is breaking one for spares, as sustained high fuel prices take their toll on operations of the four-engined aircraft.

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  • IN FOCUS: Boeing 747-8 technical description & cutaway

    Boeing raised the stakes in its bid to wrest the 'big-jet' crown from Airbus in June when Lufthansa introduced the...

  • Airbus targets 30 A380 sales in 2012, dismisses 747-8I threat

    Airbus's chief salesman is confident that the airframer will match or better last year's A380 order tally in 2012.

  • FAA gives nod to Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Boeing an amended type certificate (ATC) for its 747-8...

  • News Listings for Arik Air

  • Steele resigns from Biman Bangladesh

    News | 24 Mar 2014 08:12 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Kevin Steele has resigned from his position as managing director and chief executive of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.
  • Arik to extend Lagos-Dakar and Abuja-Accra routes

    News | 17 Feb 2014 11:36 | Oliver Clark

    Nigeria’s Arik Air is to add a Cotonou connection to its daily Lagos-Dakar service
  • Nigeria's Arik eyes Dubai link as 2013 traffic jumps a fifth

    News | 04 Feb 2014 15:19 | Graham Dunn

    ​Nigerian carrier Arik Air lifted passenger numbers almost a fifth to 2.75 million in 2013 and is plotting new routes to Abidjan and Dubai for this year.
  • Ulyanovsk board approves Q400 production plan

    News | 22 Jan 2014 15:36 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian authorities in Ulyanovsk have approved a project to conduct serial production of Bombardier Q400 turboprops at the city’s special economic zone.
  • Arik to deploy first CRJ1000 domestically and to Ghana

    News | 17 Dec 2013 11:44

    ​Arik Air intends to use its first Bombardier CRJ1000 to increase the frequencies of its operations from Lagos to Owerri and Enugu, and to open a new route to Accra.
  • ANALYSIS: Ambition surges in Nigeria

    News | 16 Dec 2013 16:45 | Oliver Clark

    On paper, Nigeria should be one of the most lucrative and dynamic aviation markets in Africa.