Arik Air Increases Route FrequenciesBusiness Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline, has responded to passenger demand by increasing the frequency of its Lagos-Monrovia (Liberia) and Lagos-Luanda (Angola) routes.
The Lagos-Monrovia service has been increased from three to four weekly flights using a Boeing 737-700 aircraft. The new flight will operate on Saturday, adding to the existing Monday, Wednesday and Friday services. All four weekly flights are operated via Accra with a fifth freedom traffic rights approval facilitating traffic between these two cities as well.
Similarly, the twice-weekly Lagos-Luanda service has been increased to three weekly flights. The service will now operate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The outbound flight will depart Lagos at 9:30pm (local time) and arrive in Luanda at 12:35am (local time) while the inbound flight will depart Luanda at 02:00am (local time) and arrive in Lagos at 05:05am (local time).
Commenting on the additional frequencies, Arik Air Managing Director, Mr. Chris Ndulue said, “There is an increasing demand from our guests on the Lagos-Monrovia and Lagos-Luanda routes. Arik Air is committed to providing all of its guests with a range of services, all at suitable times. We have identified and delivered on the demands and are continuously reviewing our route network to offer increased and seamless connections.”
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