Aviation Unions Make Case For Arik Air Members …Advocate Better Welfare Packages


The executives of three
industrial unions operating at Arik Air have promised better welfare packages for their members despite the dwindling economic situation in the aviation industry and the country at large.
This was made known to newsmen recently during the inauguration of the unions namely: National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), Air Traffic Services Senior Staff Assocaition of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) at the airline’s headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (NMA) Lagos, by the NAAPE’s Assistant General Secretary, Comrade Femi Ajagbe.
Ajagbe said that the inauguration signified new beginning for workers working in Arik Air and the aviation industry, stressing that the unions would ensure that the welfare of members is not taken for granted by the airline’s management.
He said that the unions would cooperate with management of the airline to promote the industry and grow the airline business.
He said that the unions would continue to support the airline in its developmental plans, adding that the inauguration of the workers union is really a welfare development for the aviation industry and Arik Air.
He charged the union members to always be loyal, dedicated and committed to their work responsibility by promoting industrial peace within the aviation industry.