West Africa’s Arik Air has acquired the first of four Airbus A330-200s to be delivered in the coming year. Arik Air has 24 aircraft in its fleet and in June placed orders at the Paris Air Show for four Bombardier Q400s and three CRJ1000s aircraft worth approximately $297 million at current list prices. Arik Air plans to use the new A330-200 to upgrade its Lagos-Johannesburg service, replacing the Boeing 737-800. Additionally, the carrier said it will “look at opportunities ...

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