Arik Air reconnects Enugu Oct.6


Posted by Sade Williams 


Arik Air management has said that it would be resuming services from Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja Lagos to Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu effective October 6, 2020.

According to a statement by Adebanji Ola, the airline’s spokesman, flights between Lagos and Enugu will operate thrice weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the first instance.

Arik Air suspended flights to Enugu last year when the federal government closed the airport for reconstruction.

Passengers have however,  been yearning for the return of the airline to Enugu following the reopening of the airport for commercial flights earlier in September.

Speaking on the planned resumption, the airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said the carrier is happy to be back in Enugu.

“We are delighted to return services to Enugu having missed our esteemed customers in and around the Coal City.

“We are pleased to be back to offer exceptional travel experience to our highly esteemed customers who will be elated with our on time departures.”

The airline advised customers to take advantage of its online booking platform ( for their ticket purchase and ensure that they observe all COVID-19 protocols at the airport as well as on board.


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