Connect with us

Travel

Arik Air Commences Owerri, Kano Flights, Continues Black Friday Sales

Arik Air will resume daily service between Lagos and Abuja and Owerri tomorrow

Published

on

Arik Airplane - Investors King

Beginning on Wednesday, November 28, 2022, Arik Air will resume daily service between Lagos and Abuja and Owerri, the state capital of Imo. The airline will also start operating four weekly flights between Abuja and Kano on the same day.

While outbound flights from Abuja will operate out of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Terminal B, outbound flights from Lagos to Owerri will operate out of Murtala Muhammed Airport Domestic Terminal 1 (GAT).

The resumption of flights to Owerri and Kano is intended to allow customers to spend the holiday season with family and friends while also having a safe and peaceful holiday season, Investors King has learnt. 

Arik Air Chief Executive Officer Roy Ilegbodu said : “We are happy to extend our services once again to the good people of Imo and Kano states as they prepare for the yuletide season. They have been yearning for our services knowing that they are in good hands anytime they fly Arik Air.” 

In the same vein, the airline announced the sales promotion ongoing will enable customers of the airline to get about 15% discount on all tickets booked within the advertised period.

The Black Friday ticket sales commenced on Wednesday, November 16 and will end on Friday, November 25, 2022. However, customers can only use the booked tickets to travel between November 25 and December 02, 2022.

To enjoy the discounted fare, customers must purchase tickets online at www.arikair.com or on Arik Air Mobile App.

Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer Captain Roy Ilegbodu said: “We are pleased to launch this special fare for our highly esteemed customers. As we approach the Yuletide season, it is necessary for us to appreciate our customers for their loyalty and confidence in our brand. We care for them and will always be grateful for their patronage”.

Continue Reading
Comments

Travel

Air Peace to Launch Direct Flights to London, Sets March 30 for Inaugural Journey

Published

on

Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace, has unveiled plans to commence direct flight operations to London, with the inaugural flight scheduled for March 30, 2024.

The announcement came during a prelaunch forum organized by the airline, engaging travel agencies and partners involved in the upcoming London flight operations.

The Chief Operating Officer of Air Peace, Oluwatoyin Olajide, assured stakeholders that the London operations would be daily and conducted with Boeing 777 aircraft and Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, known for their modernity and efficiency.

Olajide emphasized the direct, non-stop nature of the flights, without layovers, and the airline’s commitment to providing unbeatable fares.

Air Peace Chairman, Allen Onyema, disclosed that the airline had received approval from the Federal Government, facilitated by the Federal Ministry of Aviation, for flights to New York, USA.

Onyema also declared a unified commission for all airline agents, regardless of size or status.

With commendations from industry leaders and associations for Air Peace’s nationalistic drive and dedication to the country, the airline is poised to connect Nigeria with London and further enhance its international presence.

Continue Reading

Travel

Nigeria to Implement Biometric Clearance Gates at International Airports by March 2024

Published

on

muritala-muhammed-airport

Nigeria is gearing up to introduce a significant upgrade to its airport security measures with the implementation of biometric clearance gates at international airports by March 2024.

This move aims to streamline passenger processing and bolster national security efforts.

Under the plan, five major international airports across Nigeria, including the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Port Harcourt International Airport, and Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu, will be equipped with biometric clearance gates.

These gates will utilize advanced technology to provide seamless clearance services for passengers entering the country.

Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, emphasized that the installation of biometric gates reflects Nigeria’s commitment to enhancing border control management and adhering to global best practices.

The gates are expected to significantly reduce clearance times, with a passenger clearing in just 30 seconds.

Tunji-Ojo highlighted the gates’ dual purpose: expediting passenger processing while also enhancing national security by allowing for quick identification of persons of interest.

The initiative aligns with President Bola Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda, aiming to provide quality services to Nigerians while ensuring national security.

This modernization effort is poised to address long-standing issues of delays and improve the overall travel experience for passengers at Nigeria’s international airports.

Continue Reading

Travel

Foreign Embassies Given Two Weeks to Settle $5.36M in Ground Rents

Published

on

The Nigerian Government has issued a firm ultimatum to 43 foreign embassies and diplomatic houses in Abuja, the nation’s capital, demanding the settlement of outstanding ground rents totaling $5.36 million within two weeks.

In an official advertorial published by the Federal Capital Territory Administration in the Newspaper, the government emphasized the urgency of the matter.

Failure to comply within the stipulated period could result in the revocation of the rent titles held by the diplomatic entities.

The notice serves as a final warning to embassies, including prominent ones like the British High Commission, South African High Commission, Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, and the Embassy of Japan, among others.

These embassies and diplomatic entities have been identified as defaulters in the payment of their ground rents.

This directive underscores the Nigerian government’s commitment to ensuring compliance with legal obligations and financial commitments within its jurisdiction, regardless of the status of the entities involved.

The ultimatum is reminiscent of a similar notice issued last September to organizations in Abuja, emphasizing the importance of timely payment of annual rents.

The consequence of non-compliance, as stated in the notice, is the potential revocation of land titles.

The deadline creates a sense of urgency among the affected diplomatic missions, as failure to meet the payment deadline could lead to diplomatic tensions and logistical challenges for the embassies involved.

As the clock ticks, attention is focused on how these foreign embassies will respond to the Nigerian government’s ultimatum and whether they will meet the financial obligations within the stipulated timeframe.

Continue Reading
Advertisement




Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending