Following the grounding of operations of Arik Air flights nationwide, Arik Air has resumed flight operations.
On Monday, workers under the Aviation Union, which include the National Union of Air Transport Employees and the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, Arik Air branch, grounded the operations of Arik Air nationwide.
Arik Air’s resumption of flights was announced in a statement by the airline spokesperson, Adebanji Ola. Ola said flights operated in and out of Lagos on Tuesday.
Part of the statement reads, “The management of Arik Air (In Receivership) is pleased to announce the resumption of normal flight operations after Monday’s disruption by a group of unionists.”
“All our early morning flights for Tuesday, 15 September, 2020 operated in and out of Lagos on schedule and all other flights for the day will operate as scheduled.”
“Once again, we apologise to all our valued customers for the disruption to their travel plans on Monday and assure them of our resolve to continually adhere to safety standards.”
The airline also directed passengers who could not fly on Monday to modify their tickets at no extra cost to travel at any time.