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Arik Air to Launch Lagos - Abu Dhabi Flights

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Nigerias largest international carrier, Arik Air, is to launch flights to Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, 29 November 2011.

The airline will operate 3 non-stop weekly services connecting the UAE capital to the city of Lagos.

Flights will depart Abu Dhabi every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at 08:00, local time, to arrive in Lagos at 12:15, using an Airbus A340-500 with a capacity of 237 seats.

The premium cabin is equipped with full flat bed seats and an advanced inflight entertainment system with 17 inch monitors.

The new service, which will offer passengers Lagos, a new destination from Abu Dhabi International Airport, along with a variety of new travel options and connections via Lagos including Senegal, Cote DIvoire and Ghana.

Arik Airs Group Chief Executive, Dr. Michael Arumemi-Ikhide, said, Arik Air is pleased to provide its customers with a faster connection between Abu Dhabi and the West African region, as Abu Dhabi continues to become an increasingly important hub for business and tourism. We look forward to working with Abu Dhabi Airports Company on further developing our services to travellers from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Arik Air currently offers flights to 25 destinations in Nigeria, around Africa and across the rest of the world. From Lagos it serves 19 cities with 229 weekly departures and from Abuja it flies 133 weekly services to 15 airports.

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