Arik Air is increasing its frequency on the Lagos-Dakar route to a daily service, up from six weekly flights. The new schedule, which will operate from February 22nd, will operate with four of the Lagos-Dakar flights routed via Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire instead of the previous routing via Banjul.
Arik Air has resumed flight services from Lagos to Freetown, Sierra Leone from February 23rd, 2016. Flights from Lagos to Freetown were suspended in July 2014 at the outbreak of the Ebola in some West African nations. The resumed service will entail a new schedule with flights from Lagos to Freetown now routed via Accra, Ghana.
Arik Air is introducing a new service between Nigeria and Gabon as part of the airline’s expansion programme. Commencing February 12th, Arik Air will be flying from both Nigerian cities of Lagos and Port Harcourt to Libreville, Gabon.
Arik Air is introducing a new service between Nigeria and Gabon as part of the airline’s expansion programme. Commencing February 12, 2016, Arik Air will be flying from both Nigerian cities of Lagos and Port Harcourt to Libreville, Gabon.
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline, has increased frequency on the Lagos to Douala via Cotonou route from four to six weekly flights. The new schedule is aimed at further enhancing connectivity in the West Coast. The flights from Lagos to Douala via Cotonou and back will operate on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Arik Air has resumed flight services to Monrovia, Liberia. Flights to Monrovia were suspended in July 2014 in the wake of the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in some West African countries. Arik Air will be operating three weekly flights from Lagos to Monrovia via Accra, Ghana on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Arik Air has launched a frequent flyer programme, aligning its offering with the industry’s foremost airlines in the process. Arik Affinity Wings is packed full of benefits designed to reward guests for their loyalty by giving them the opportunity to earn miles on domestic, regional and long-haul flights.
Emirates and Arik Air, West Africa’s leading airline, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation. Emirates and Arik Air currently have a one-way interline agreement, whereby Emirates passengers are connected throughout Nigeria and West Africa via Arik Air’s current domestic and regional network.
Arik Air, has reinforced its position as West and Central Africa’s largest commercial carrier by expanding its reach to the Middle East, becoming the first Nigerian airline to offer a commercial service between Abuja, Nigeria and Dubai, The United Arab Emirates. The first commercial flight on the new route is currently slated for Monday, July 28th and will subsequently operate five weekly flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Nigeria and return on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from Dubai.
Arik Air, west and central Africa’s largest commercial carrier, has reinforced expansion plans for its regional West African services, with the introduction of a new schedule for flights between the UK and Ghana. The new connection, operating via the Lagos hub, means passengers flying with Arik can now enjoy seamless connections to Accra and.
Arik Air has continued its rapid growth with the airline’s latest passenger figures revealing an 18.6 per cent rise over the same period the previous year. Arik carried a total of 2,745,400 passengers in 2013, representing a significant increase in the 2,315,247 passengers that flew with the airline the previous year.
Arik Air will become the first carrier to operate the Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen regional jet in Africa when it launches service with the first of three ordered during the 2013 Paris Airshow. The new CRJ1000 will be unveiled during Arik’s seventh anniversary celebration later.