Arik acquires A330-200

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According to Breaking News Travel, Nigeria’s Arik Air has expanded its international fleet with the acquisition of the new A330-200 twin-engine aircraft.

The new aircraft will service long-haul routes, including London Heathrow, New York John F Kennedy and O.R. Tambo International in Johannesburg.

The introduction of the airline’s first Airbus A330-200 widebody aircraft will increase the fleet to 24, with another two dozen planes on order.

“We continue to rise as the airline of choice for passengers travelling to West Africa from New York, and we are dedicated to the delivery of premium customer service and efficiency to our passengers,” said Robert Brunner, VP: America’s Arik Air. “The expansion of our fleet with the acquisition of a new A330-200 twin-engine aircraft, will enable us to provide our passengers with an even more robust service offering.”