On Monday 28th July 2014, Arik Air expanded tourism and business growth as they launched new service between Nigeria and the UAE.
On the day of the launch, Arik had its inaugural flight from Lagos to Dubai via Abuja with regular passengers, Arik Air management and men and women of the Press.
A departure ceremony was held at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport with speeches from Dr Michael Arumemi-Ikhide (Group CEO, Arik Air), Sally Mbanefo (DG Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation), Olu Owolabi (MD, SAHCOL) and a representative of MD, NAMA.
The traditional water cannon ceremony welcomed the maiden flight at Dubai International Airport. All guests on the board the inaugural fight were also given a special commemorative gift.
The pressmen on the trip were treated to a Dubai city tour, desert safari and boat cruise by Arik Air’s General Sales Agent (GSA) in Dubai, Dadabhai Travel.
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Pictures by Beatrice Lawale For Benedetto Photos