Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading carrier is spreading its wings to Bauchi with the launch of flight services to the City from May 9, 2018.
The airline will be operating three weekly flights from Abuja to Bauchi with connections to and from Lagos on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
The CEO of Arik Air, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said the inauguration of flight operations to Bauchi is borne out of the importance attached to Bauchi State as the ‘Pearl of Tourism’ in Nigeria and underscores the airline’s commitment to the growth of tourism in the country.
According to Iloegbu, Arik Air is committed to the opening up of the country to commerce and industry through air connectivity and plans to connect all viable airports in Nigeria to expand the frontiers of commerce and grow the economy.
Bauchi becomes Arik Air’s 20th domestic destination and firmly places the airline as the leading carrier in Nigeria.
Located on the northern edge of the Jos Plateau, Bauchi is a metropolitan city and the capital of Bauchi State in the nothern part of Nigeria. It has a population of about 4 million people.