Wednesday, August 8, 2012

► NIGERIA: (Pics) Arik Air set to lease A330 from Pembroke Group.

Arik AirNigerian carrier Arik Air (W3) are set to receive an Airbus A330 from Irish aviation specialists Pembroke Group as the airline looks set to capitalize on its primary competitor, Air Nigeria's (VK), continuing woes.

Arik Air's new A330 (EI-EWH)
Arik Air's new A330 (EI-EWH) in Dublin (flame1958)
The Airbus A330-200 (MSN 891| 'EI-EWH') is presently in Dublin, Ireland undergoing a repaint into Arik's colours, though the routes it will ply, are currently unknown.

Arik at present wet leases two Airbus A340-500 from Portuguese leasors HiFly that it operates on flights to New York and London.