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Arik Air Booking

Arik Air Online Booking

Arik Air Booking

Would you like to book a cheap Arik Air flight online? 

Then you’ve come to the right place. 

Booking online has never been easier with our smart flight comparison and booking tool.

Convenient Arik Air online booking 

Book your flight online to one of Arik Air’s exciting destinations in West Africa, with the flight comparison and booking tool. It is a powerful search engine that allows you to find and compare the cheapest flights online for your Arik Air journey. It’s an easy and effective way to book cheap Arik Air flights, with no additional booking fees! multi-city feature 

The multi-city option allows you the flexibility and added convenience of booking multiple airlines and multiple destinations for your Arik Air journey, all under one booking. Should you miss or cancel any leg of the journey, the other flights will remain unaffected. 

Flexible travel dates

Purchase the ‘Rebookable Flight’ add-on to your online Arik Air booking with allowing you to reschedule your trip up to 24 hours before scheduled departure, without any penalties or rebooking fees. However, if the only available seat is higher in price, you will have to pay the difference. For more details, please consult the ‘terms and conditions’ that accompany your Arik Air reservation.

Secure Arik Air online payment gateway

We offer secure and convenient Mastercard and Visa payment facilities and we don’t charge any additional fees for your online Arik Air booking. The green padlock displayed in the address bar of our website, in front of the URL, means that your data is protected. See below for an example of our website viewed on a mobile device:

How to book a cheap Arik Air flight online?

Use our booking portal at the top of this page to book your Arik Air flight online to one of Nigeria’s top destinations. Find your perfect flight in these easy to follow steps:

  • Select One way or Return flight.
  • Then add your destinations.
  • Enter your travel dates and the number of passengers.
  • If you are making multiple stops, click the Multi-city button to add another leg to your journey. 
  • To select a specific cabin class or preferred airline, click More options, although we advise you to stay flexible, selecting all airlines for the best search results. You can also indicate that your travel dates are flexible which will yield even better flight options for you.
  • Then click Search.
  • Choose your preferred flight from the list of results (sorted by price) and complete your Arik Air booking as instructed.

About Arik Air

Arik Air launched its operations amid a growing corporate oil and gas industry in 2006. It is now considered one of the largest carriers for West Africa, having transported about 55% of the country’s passengers in 2017 and over 19 million passengers to date. Since its inception, Arik Air quickly became a trusted household brand in aviation, reputed for its excellent safety standards and professionalism.

Headquartered at the commercial airport hub in Ikeja Lagos, the airline is a market leader in its wide number of destinations. It operates from a state-of-the-art Arik Aviation centre at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. By focusing on reliability and innovation, the airline serves an ever-expanding route network in key cities in the region; while creating employment opportunities. It has the youngest fleet in Nigeria; partnering with top maintenance providers like Lufthansa Technik, Lufthansa Cityline and Samco Engineering. 

Why Choose Arik Air?

Commitment to Passenger Safety

Arik Air upholds passenger safety above all else, evident in a spate of prestigious industry awards ever since it was launched in 2006.

Timely Schedule

Arik Air is reputed as being one of the more on-time airlines compared to its competition in the industry. 

Comfort On-Board

Renowned for its modern aircraft, Arik Air cabins offer added comfort on regional flights and business class, greater legroom and wider pitch-angles on seatbacks.

Prestigious Arik Air Awards

Arik Air was awarded for Courage and Safety, by the Century Group 2019 Awards and West African Airline of the Year at the 2016 Ghana Aviation Awards. It was awarded Best Security Conscious Airline of the Year in West Africa for three consecutive years, 2011-2013, and Best Security Conscious Airline of the Year in Nigeria, 2007/2008 at the International Security Conference and Awards. Arik Air also received Thisday African Airline of The Year, 2008-2010. 

Arik Air FleetAs of 31 July 2019

Arik Air has a narrow-body fleet comprising 22 aircraft of an average of 12 years. These are made up of 13x Boeing 737 and 9x Bombardier aircraft, namely 4x CRJ and 1x Dash 8. The CRJ fleet recently underwent maintenance but are now back in operation, and 9 of the Boeings are currently grounded. In June 2019 Arik Air had placed orders for 8x Boeing 737 Max8 and 9x Boeing 787-9 which are no longer listed as of now. The airline ceased operation of their Airbus aircraft when long-haul flights were put on hold in 2017. For further details and updates visit Planespotters

Arik Air Fleet Summary:

AircraftCurrent In useStoredOn order
Boeing 737-700949
Boeing 737-8004
Boeing 737 MAX8
Bombardier CRJ-100011
Bombardier CRJ-90044
Bombardier DHC-8 Dash 8-40044

Arik Air Business travel (B737-800)

Turn flying into leisure with Arik Air business class. Passengers pay for the privilege of boarding first and an exclusive business lounge, located minutes away from security checks. Conveniences of the business lounge are a fully stocked bar with bar stools and comfortable lounge seating. Business travellers enjoy complimentary and fast wifi, desktop Mac computers, hot and cold beverages and savoury snacks in the business lounge. Beverages and newspapers are offered on boarding the plane. The cabin is made up of 20 seats in a 2-2 configuration on both sides of the aisle, with large comfortable leather seats that recline half-way. Arik Air transit assistance between flights and the business lounge is smooth-sailing, and meal services on-board are prompt. Business passengers can expect an all-round seamless travel experience at competitive airfares.

Arik Air Economy class 

Economy class passengers enjoy on-time flights, speedy baggage collections and professional service onboard all Arik Air flights for a competitive airfare. Cabins are stylish and comfortable, fitted with reclining seats that have a 32-33 inch seat pitch. The menu service includes both international and Nigerian cuisine options.

Arik Air Frequent flyers

Earn travel miles and rewards when you make an Arik Air booking with the Arik Affinity Wings loyalty programme. Members are awarded free flights, upgrades and excess baggage allowance on domestic and regional services. There are four different Affinity Wings membership options: Pearl, Bronze, Silver and Gold. Arik Air’ is now offering 1000 free air miles if you register today. If you’re already a member, you can simply log in to the membership portal.

Arik Air Special deals

Enjoy five-star hospitality with your partner at the Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel and put the finishing touch on your Arik Air journey. The luxury hotel is positioned on Victoria Island, Lagos. The special promotion offers 10% off weekend rates, free room upgrades, 15% off buffet meals, 10% off spa treatments and 10% off beauty studio services. The offer is available daily until the end of August 2019 and on weekends-only from September to December 2019.

Arik Air Baggage Allowance

Baggage allowance differs according to the class of your flight ticket. Allowance and excess baggage fees may vary on different types of flight routes, so we advise you to check the baggage policy information on your Arik Air flight booking before travelling. Below is a guideline of the baggage policy on most flights:

Hold/checked luggage: 

Economy class: Up to 20kg; 2 pieces allowed

Business class: Up to 30kg; 3 pieces allowed

Size for all classes: Hold baggage size for both classes: 90 X 70 X 43 cm

Cabin/Hand Luggage:

Weight: Up to 6kg

Size for both classes: 55 X 35 X 25 cm

Both classes: 1 piece allowed

Travelling with infants: One carrycot, folding pram and car seat are allowed in the cabin but it must not exceed the above dimensions

Arik Air Destinations

Between 2008 and 2014 Arik Air operated intercontinental flights to London-Heathrow, Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo, New York-JFK and Dubai International Airport. However, the company underwent new management in 2017, suspending all long-haul services. Dubbed ‘too big to fail’ Arik Air now operates regional and domestic flights in Nigeria and West Africa. 

There are presently medium plans in the pipeline to resume Arik Air flights to New York and other international cities, but owing to complex outstanding debt with these countries, the process may be a lengthy one.

Arik Air Regional Hubs

It has helped to build air traffic hubs in other West African airports, such as Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana where Arik Air flights arrive at regular intervals, departing directly to other cities throughout the day. The airline now serves 15 destinations along 17 routes. Book an affordable Arik Air flight online to any of the following popular Arik Air destinations:

Lagos, Nigeria Accra, Ghana Kaduna, Nigeria Sokoto, Nigeria

Dakar, Senegal Monrovia, Liberia Bauchi, Nigeria Ibadan, Nigeria

Popular Arik Air routes are:

  • Fly from Accra to Monrovia – twice or thrice a week on Fridays, Sundays and

  sometimes Wednesdays

  • Fly from Lagos to Dakar – twice a week on Fridays, and Sundays.
  • Fly from Lagos to Accra – daily

Arik Air Contact information:

Head Office:  Arik Aviation Centre, Murtala Muhammed Airport (Domestic Wing), Ikeja, Lagos

Official Arik Air Website:

Arik Air customer Services: 

Call:  +234 (0) 1279 9999


Live flight tracking 

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Arik Air in the News:

Aug 19, 2019 – Arik Air, Radisson Blu partner to offer passengers luxury hospitality – Read more

Aug 5, 2019 – Nigeria: Controversy Over Emirates’ Extra Flights to Nigeria – Read more

Aug 2, 2019 – Nigeria: Arik As Fulcrum for National Carrier – Read more

Aug 1, 2019 – Nigeria: Airline Operators Worried As Govt Gives More Frequency to Emirates – Read more

Jul 29, 2019 – Arik Air introduces special fare for members of Armed Forces – Read more

Jul 22, 2019 – Arik Air offers new incentive to frequent flyers – Read more

Jul 21, 2019 – Lagos Airport Will Get Watchtowers Following Airplane Hitchhiker – Read more

Jul 19, 2019 – Nigeria: Protecting Nigerian Airlines – Read more

Apr 25, 2019 – Nigeria’s Arik Air plans to resume New York flights – Read more

Feb 19, 2019 – 2019 election: Aero, Arik Airline slash fare to N16,000 to assist Nigerians – Read more

Jan 21, 2019 – AMCON saved 2,600 jobs in Arik Air –FG, experts – Read more

26 February 2018- House Committee on Banking praises Arik Air management – Read more

Jan 3, 2018 – Ethiopian Airlines calls off talks with Nigeria’s Arik Air – Read more

Sep 4, 2017 – Ethiopian Airlines confirms interest in Arik Air – Read more

May 10, 2017 – Arik Air gets $4.7 million injection from AMCON – Read more

Feb 9, 2016 – Arik offers new payment option – Read more

Aug 27 , 2014 – Arik Air signs partnership deal with Emirates – Read more

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Arik Air Quick Facts

Company Slogan: Wings of Nigeria
Hubs: Murtala Muhammed International Airport (Lagos) & Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (Abuja)
Official website:
Headquarters: Lagos, Nigeria
Launched: 2006
Size: 1001-5000 employees
Daily flights: 29
Aircraft/fleet size: 22
Routes: 17
Destinations: 15
Market leader in Nigeria for:  Youngest fleet; 1st Bombardier CRJ900 operator, 2006; & 1st Airline to introduce new commercial aircraft in 20 years, 2006