We have stabilised Arik Air operations, says New management

| August 24, 2017

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The Managing Director of Arik Air, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, on Friday said the operations of the airline had been stabilised following the intervention of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). Briefing journalists in Lagos, Ilegbodu commended the measures put in place by AMCON to revive the airline within the last few months.“The airline business is complex and that complexity means that a lot of attention is needed to keep it efficient and safe.

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