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Arik Air About Arik Air

Arik Air Limited is a private Nigerian airline based in Lagos. The disappearance of the national airline in 2002 prompted Nigerian businessman Sir Arumemi-Ikhide to buy a private plane. Drowning in demand, He founded Arik Air in 2004 with the ambition to be a Nigerian airline showcase on the world stage. On April 3, 2006, the airline took over the infrastructure as well as the facilities of the liquidated Nigeria Airways, which was located at Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos. After the inauguration of the premises at the end of the year, it modernized its fleet and started its commercial flights.

Arik Air has been developing its international air network in 2008, with the establishment of a link to Accra in Ghana. By improving the safety and quality of its flights, it was recognized with the International Quality Summit Award in the Gold category for its excellence and prestige in the business world in May 2008. Arik Air connects Africa South, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Gambia, Benin and the United States in 2009. In 2009 the airline founded its subsidiary Arik Niger. However, this was completely abandoned in January 2011.

In constant rise, it welcomed its 3 millionth passenger in July 2009 and the 6 millionth in December 2010. The efforts of the company all aspects of its services ended up paying off as in 2019 Arik Air was recognized with the titles of “Best Airline of the Year” and “Best Flight Attendant on Domestic Flights” at the Nigeria Aviation Awards. The average age of Arik Air aircraft is currently 12.7 years. The airline also offers its passengers a frequent flyer program called Arik Wings Plus. With Airk Air you can fly to a wide variety of national and international destinations.

Arik Air Hub Airports

Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS / DNMM)

Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport (ABV / DNAA)
Accra Kotoka Airport (ACC / DGAA)

Arik Air Classes of Service

Several types of services are offered on board Arik Air airline planes , depending on the class chosen. In Economy class, the screens are integrated behind the headrests and the seats are reclining. Comfort is superior in Business Class, with passengers having access to a wardrobe, a bar, large seats convertible into beds and large individual screens. Ear muffs, night kits and duvets are also available. African and international meals, beverages, on-demand video and audio programs, blankets and individual lighting are offered in both classes.

Arik Air currently flies to a total of 16 destinations in West Africa. These include, for example, Dakar, Freetown, Johannesburg and London Heathrow. But Airk Air’s program also includes three long-haul destinations.

Arik Air Check-in

Online Check-in

Check-in is required to get the boarding pass. Check-in time for each airline varies. check-in details are written by our editors to assist you.

Click the button below to check in online.


Airport Check-in

To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Arik Air website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.

Arik Air Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

Air travelers are allowed to carry twelve kilograms of hand baggage on international flights and six kilograms of hand luggage on domestic flights. Hand luggage must not be larger than 55 x 35 x 25 centimeters. Hand luggage cannot contain any liquids on international flights.

Checked baggage

A piece of baggage that is checked in must not exceed 90 x 70 x 43 centimeters. The maximum weight may be 30 kg in Business Class and 20 kg in Economy Class. Excess baggage charges apply. Small children are only allowed to take hand luggage with them.

Other luggage

The transport of ski, surf, windsurfing or golf equipment as well as bicycles is permitted, but is subject to payment of a fee and also depends on the space available on board. The airline should be contacted in advance for further information.

Tripuck does not guarantee the correctness and timeliness of the information. Contact your agency or airline for actual luggage information

Arik Air Seat Selection

To make a comfortable trip with Arik Air, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.

Arik Air Knee Distance

Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.

Arik Affinity Wings Frequent Flyer Program

Arik Air has created a loyalty program known as “Arik Affinity Wings”, which rewards frequent travelers. It allows them to accumulate wings according to the class and flight chosen. The program includes 4 membership levels, each giving access to exclusive benefits such as free flights or upgrades.

Arik Air Food & Beverage

Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.

Arik Air Inflight Entertainment

Especially in long distances, Arik Air offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.

The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.

Arik Air Pet Policy

Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Arik Air.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Arik Air Lounge

The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Arik Air lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.

Arik Air
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Owner: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria
Frequent Flyer Program: Arik Affinity Wings
Company slogan: Wings of Nigeria

Number of Aircraft: 21
Destinations:  16
Average Age of Aircraft: 12.7
Type of Aircraft: Boeing, Bombardier, De Havilland Canada
Detail of Fleet: Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800, Bombardier CRJ-900, Bombardier CRJ-1000, De Havilland Canada DHC-8-400

Head Office: Arik Air Aviation Centre, Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport, PO Box 10468, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone Number: +234 1 279 99 99
Fax Number: +234 1 497 59 40

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