Arik Air has added yet another feather to its cap with the award for the Best Sustainable Airline of the Year 2024 bestowed on the airline by the World Quality Alliance and Quality Standards Journal.

The award was presented to the airline at the National Quality Summit 2024 held at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja on Friday, March 22, 2024.

The Award General Committee of the National Quality Order of Merit said the award was meant to celebrate leadership innovations and creativity in quality management. 

The Vice Chairman of the Organising Committee of the National Quality Order of Merit Awards 2024, Dr Ovie Ernest Shaka said the award was aimed at identifying, recognising and rewarding companies, personalities and products that apply quality assurance culture and quality management best practices. 

The award was presented on behalf of the Organising Committee by Dr Stanley Timeyin Ohenhen and received by Arik Air’s Director of Safety, Captain Jide Bakare.

Speaking on the significance of the award, Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said the award is another testament of the airline’s fastidious adherence to operational safety standards adding that: “Arik Air is committed to continual improvement of the management system and operational performance”.

The latest award comes on the heels of the Best In-flight Service Airline for the Year 2023 by the Nigerian Aviation (NIGAV) Award.