AFRICA: Arik Air begins cargo operations

Arik Air has commenced cargo operations across its extensive regional and domestic network, following Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority’s approval to include cargo on its Air Operator’s Certificate, AOC. Arik Air is now set to strengthen its intercontinental cargo operations by adding Johannesburg, South Africa, to its schedules in London Heathrow and New York JFK. Arik […]


Arik Air has commenced cargo operations across its extensive regional and domestic network, following Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority’s approval to include cargo on its Air Operator’s Certificate, AOC. Arik Air is now set to strengthen its intercontinental cargo operations by adding Johannesburg, South Africa, to its schedules in London Heathrow and New York JFK. Arik operates the wide body Airbus A330-200 on the Lagos-Johannesburg route, giving it substantial cargo carrying ability.