In its efforts towards helping mitigate the increasing cases of COVID-19 infections among its customers and staff, Arik Air has formally suspended all scheduled flights operations, effective 11:00 pm on Friday, March 27, 2020.
This was contained in a statement by Captain Roy Ilegbodu, CEO of Arik Air.
However, the statement noted that customers who had confirmed their tickets could still use them anytime operations resumed.
According to the statement, “Such tickets can be modified at no extra charge,” the statement read as the CEO stated that they hope to resume services as soon as feasible.
“We regret any inconveniences this may have caused you.
“Your safety and well-being is paramount at this period of health emergency. We implore everyone to keep safe and abide by all directives issued by governmental authorities”.
Another major airline the country, Aero Contractors also announced the suspension of its flight operations for two weeks, effective March 26, 2020, which was in response to the dictates of the coronavirus. It apologized for whatever its decision would have on its clients.
Dana Air, Air Peace and some others have also suspended their flights.
*** Olivia Isibor