Arik Air and Air Cote d'Ivoire held (11-Jan-2013) preliminary discussions on 09-Jan-2013 seeking a mutually beneficial partnership. Air Cote d'Ivoire managing director Rene Decurey said, "Arik has a vision and this is what distinguishes the airline from other carriers. We like the vision and are here to explore ways of partnering with Arik to help build our hub in Abidjan. We need to urgently develop our domestic network by launching services to eight destinations and Arik has the type of aircraft we require." [more - original PR]
Arik Air and Air Cote d’Ivoire considering partnership
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