Arik Air News

Arik Air increases frequency on Lagos-Dakar route

Arik Air increases frequency on Lagos-Dakar route

19th Feb 2016 Airline News

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 launches new Lagos-Freetown services

Arik Air launches new Lagos-Freetown services

3rd Feb 2016 Airline News

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 unveils new Nigeria-Gabon routes

Arik Air unveils new Nigeria-Gabon routes

20th Jan 2016 Airline News

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 connects Libreville with Lagos

Arik Air connects Libreville with Lagos

18th Jan 2016 Airline News

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 boosts Lagos-Douala route

Arik Air boosts Lagos-Douala route

29th Oct 2015 Airline News Tourism News

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 relaunches flights to Monrovia

Arik Air relaunches flights to Monrovia

8th Oct 2015 Airline News Tourism News

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 launches customer loyalty scheme

Arik Air launches customer loyalty scheme

2nd Oct 2014 Airline News

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 signs memorandum of understanding with Arik Air

Emirates signs memorandum of understanding with Arik Air

27th Aug 2014 Airline News

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 boosts Nigeria commercial relations with new Dubai flight

Arik Air boosts Nigeria commercial relations with new Dubai flight

18th Jun 2014 Airline News

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 links London with Ghana with new flight

Arik Air links London with Ghana with new flight

9th May 2014 Airline News

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 continues growth in Africa

Arik Air continues growth in Africa

12th Feb 2014 Airline News

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 set to receive first Bombardier CRJ1000

Arik Air set to receive first Bombardier CRJ1000

20th Dec 2013 Airline News

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.