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Arik Air gets certificate to operate direct flight to US

Arik Air yesterday became the first Nigerian airline to obtain United States of America Federal Aviation Administration (US-FAA) Air Operator’s Certificate that will enable it operate direct flights between Nigeria and US. Before now, Nigerian airlines operating direct flights into the US used foreign registered aircraft, which oversight functions are done by the country of registration. This was because Nigerian airlines and Nigerian registered airplanes not certified by the US – FAA were deemed ...
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Added July 12, 2010
from Businessday Nigeria