Post COVID: Arik Air to Resume Domestic Flights


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Arik Air said it will resume domestic flight schedules Wednesday, July 8, 2020 following the Federal Government’s decision to restart Aviation starting with Lagos and Abuja airports for flight operations.
The Nigerian airline disclosed it will be operating three daily flights from Lagos to Abuja in the first phase of the restart while Port Harcourt will be added to the schedule from Saturday, July 11, 2020 when the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa is reopened for operations.
The airlie assured passengers of their safety and well-being at every stage of their flight as the airline has put various measures in place in line with COVID-19 health protocols as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The management stated that “Passengers are advised to arrive at the airport three hours before scheduled departure times so as to have ample time to undergo all security and health protocols before flight. Furthermore, all passengers are required to come properly kitted with their face masks.”
Arik Air Chief Executive Officer, Captain Roy Ilegbodu in an electronic statement said “We are ready to fly our esteemed customers again. All preparations have been made to make flying in this extraordinary period in the world safe and pleasurable. Arik has worked actively with aviation agencies for an effective re-start of the industry and also ensures that agreed health measures are effectively implemented.”
Arik as well as other airlines in the country suspended flight operations last March following the need to curtail the spread of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.

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