Arik Air said that one of its aircraft a Boeing 737-700 NG arrived fresh from maintenance overseas.
The aircraft, according to the PR & Communications Manager, Adebanji Ola touched down in Lagos, Wednesday morning and that it has since been deployed to service.
The aircraft, which went through heavy maintenance at the Approved Maintenance Organisation (MRO) abroad came back with fresh C-check, new exterior and interior fittings.
The airline stated that it was the first of the four aircraft expected to return from maintenance this month, adding that other three are due to arrive between now and end of May.
Speaking on the latest development, Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said, “We are a customer focused airline and the best interest of our passengers will always drive our decisions. Some of our suspended routes will be reopened in the coming days as more of the aircraft on maintenance return to service.”
The airline thanked its customers for their understanding during the period of the schedule adjustments.