Nigerian Air travellers troop to GAT as Arik Air resumes daily flight operations
By Oyise Oghene
LAGOS-There was a beehive of activities at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT), Lagos Sunday Morning as over hundreds of passengers were seen trooping to catch up with their flights on the just-resumed Arik Air.
Biztellers was at the terminal and reports that most of the passengers got to the airport as early as possible in order to be able to get their flights to their various destinations.
One of the passengers, Mr. Jude Emeka who felt disappointed for not been able to secure a seat on Arik Air flight for 3:00 O clock and 5:00 O clock flight to Abuja said that he needed to be in Abuja before 6:00pm because he had an urgent engagement to catch.
According to him,”I was told that all the flights to Abuja for 3:00pm and 5:00pm were fully booked and the only available flight to Abuja for now is 7:00pm, I really need to be in Abuja before 6:00pm. The funny thing is that I even have an Aero Contractors ticket which I ought to have used to Abuja but I got to the counter 30 minutes before boarding and I was told that they have closed the counter”
Asked about the services of Arik Air, Mr. Emeka noted that the airline do give reasonable services to its passengers adding that their on-board services was good and that the airline always depart at the right time.