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Arik flights suspended in admin crisis

Posted 14 September 2016 · Add Comment

Arik Air, Nigeria's largest airline, became the of the country's carriers to suspend flight operations in the last three weeks.


Following the suspension of flight by Aero Contractors and First Nation earlier this month, Arik said that it had been unable to process the necessary documentation for its insurance renewal because of the long weekend holidays declared for the Eid-el-Kabir festival. Flights were due to resume today.
Hundreds of passengers have reportedly been left stranded across the country after the flights were cancelled.
There has been a string of reports in local media about financial woes at the airline which had led to non payment of some fuel bills.
The dwindling value of the Nigerian naira has meant there is a dollar shortage in the country which in turn has led to a fuel shortage leading to flight disruption.

 

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