Expired Insurance: Arik resumes flight operations

Arik Air has resumed flight operations after it met insurance conditions for its aircrafts.

Arik Air had on Tuesday temporarily suspended its operations, pending approval of aircraft documentation related to insurance renewal, assuring it was working around the clock to resolve the necessary documentation, which has been a challenge due to the Eid el Kabir holiday.

The airline in a statement called on members of the public and its passengers to discountenance the disparaging allegations, unsubstantiated and uninformed claims about the airline’s inability to meet its financial obligations to aviation fuel marketers and a purported withdrawal of insurance services to Arik Air by its insurers.

“While the current scarcity of aviation fuel (JET A1) has impacted on the operations of airlines in the country, Arik Air is in good standing with its fuel suppliers and has been meeting its obligations to them and to our insurers. With the regularization of the required documents relating to the renewal of the insurance, Arik Air will be resuming its normal flying schedule from 1100 hours on Wednesday, September 14, 2016,” the airline said.

Arik Air regrets the unfortunate inconvenience caused to its customers and reassures our customers of expedient rebooking of any affected flights.

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