Nigeria-based Arik Air entered into a joint venture agreement Friday with the government of Sierra Leone to incorporate Leone Airways, which will be the country’s national carrier, the airline announced following a visit from Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma. Arik Air MD Chris Ndulue said that Leone Airways will operate the Freetown-London route and that structures are being put in place to enable the airline to start operations soon. Arik Air, which began operations in ...

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