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Arik Air wins West African Airline of the Year at Ghana Aviation Awards

Posted 5 August 2016 · Add Comment

Arik Air has won West African Airline of the Year at the Ghana Aviation Awards 2016 held in Accra last Friday.

The award, according to Ghana Aviation Awards events director, Richard Abbey Jnr, was conferred on Arik Air because of its achievement in airline business leadership and commitment to safety. 

Arik Air operates from Lagos to 10 West and Central African cities, namely Accra (Ghana), Cotonou (Benin), Monrovia (Liberia), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire), Banjul (Gambia), Dakar (Senegal), Douala (Cameroon), Luanda (Angola) and Libreville (Gabon).

Arik Air’s chief commercial officer, Suraj Sundaram said: “This year marks the tenth anniversary celebration for Arik Air as the largest airline operating in West and Central Africa, so it is very encouraging to receive this award which demonstrates the increasing recognition not only from the travelling public but also from industry partners. We are still a young company and we see ourselves as a major contributor to the economies of West African states by continually improving and expanding our service offering in the region.”

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