Posted by Sade Williams
Arik Air management has said that the airline will be resuming direct flights from the nation’s commercial capital, Lagos to the ancient city of Kano effective April 27, 2021.
The three weekly flights, according to Adebanji Ola, the airline’s spokesman, will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
He said the decision to reintroduce direct flights between Lagos and Kano was informed by the importance of both cities as centres of commerce, adding that Arik Air has always been known for the promotion of economic activities among the components states of Nigeria.
Commenting on the development, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Arik Air, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said: “We are pleased to announce the return of services to the ancient city of Kano. Our flights will offer our customers the advantage of direct air travel between Lagos and Kano. Customers on this route should expect the traditional Arik Air hospitality and exceptional service that have become the hallmark of the airline.”
Customers are advised to book online at www.arikair.com for cheaper fares or visit any of the airline’s Airport/City Ticketing offices. Alternatively, customers should call Arik contact centre on 01 2799999.