Lufthansa Technik signed a five-year Total Technical Support contract with Nigerian startup Arik Air covering two 737-300s, three CRJ200s and three CRJ900s. Arik plans to launch Oct 17, flying from its Lagos base to 10 domestic and three international destinations. It plans to start intercontinental service next spring. Lufthansa CityLine will provide line maintenance and engineering services on the Regional aircraft.

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