19-Aug-2011 12:08 PM

FAAN seizes Arik Air aircraft

Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) reportedly seized a CRJ-900 on 10-Aug-2011, operated by Arik Air, over the carrier's alleged USD1 million debt (Daily Times Nigeria, 12-Aug-2011). The aircraft had a full passenger load when the seizure was made. Arik spokesperson, Banji Ola, did not comment on the incident.