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Simply book any Business Class fare from Lagos to London, New York or Johannesburg and travel between 1 March and 30 April 2014 to be eligible for one of our monthly draws.
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Arik Air Events

Arik Air is firmly committed to promoting the best of Nigeria and to supporting programmes that benefit the communities we serve, both at home in Nigeria and throughout the world.
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Awards

Nigerian and international business leaders and experts have acknowledged and awarded Arik Air’s success. All have celebrated the airline’s leadership in business strategy, our pioneering approach, our commitment to quality and our innovative customer service.
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Earlier features

  1. 20th Mar 2014

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial airline, has achieved yet another milestone in Nigerian aviation, operating the first Nigerian registered commercial aircraft to the United States of America in two decades.

  2. 5th Mar 2014

    Simply book any Business Class fare from Lagos to London, New York or Johannesburg and travel between 1 March and 30 April 2014 to be eligible for one of our monthly draws.

  3. 28th Feb 2014

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline has emerged the best Airline in Africa as confirmed by the advisory board of the African Achievers Award in conjunction with the Institute of Leadership and Management, Abuja.

  4. 12th Feb 2014

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline has extended two of its existing routes as the airline continues its expansion programme for the regional West African services.

  5. 31st Jan 2014

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier has announced a steady growth in the number of passengers it carried between 2012 and 2013. The yearend figure released by the airline shows that a total of 2,745,400 passengers were carried in 2013. This figure represents 18.6 per cent increase over the 2012 passenger figure of 2,315,247.

  6. 17th Dec 2013

    Commsoft, a world leader in aviation engineering and maintenance systems, is delighted to announce that it has added the Nigerian airline, Arik Air, to its growing list of OASES users in a five year, 30 concurrent users deal.

  7. 13th Dec 2013

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial carrier, has continued the ongoing revamp of its technology offering by becoming the first sub-Saharan airline to introduce a mobile and tablet booking app, in a drive to further enhance its customer experience.

  8. 13th Dec 2013

    Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa’s leading commercial airline, will become the first African 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.

  9. 11th Dec 2013

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial airline on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 donated a Toyota Hilux pick up van to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Police Command, as part of efforts to assist security agencies with logistics to improve security around the airport.

  10. 10th Dec 2013

    Arik Air, West Africa and Central Africa’s leading airline, celebrated the fourth anniversary of the airlines popular non-stop New York, John F. Kennedy (JFK) to Lagos, Nigeria Murtala Muhammad airport flight.

  11. 21st Nov 2013

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial airline is sponsoring the NUGA golf in Abuja.

  12. 13th Nov 2013

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial airline was a proud winner of two awards at the 10th Security Watch Africa Awards held at Indaba Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa, Johannesburg, South Africa on Friday, November 8, 2013.

  13. 11th Nov 2013

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline on Saturday November 9,2013 flew Nigeria’s Junior football team and FIFA under-17 world champions; Golden Eaglets to Abuja following their arrival from Dubai.

  14. 6th Nov 2013

    Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa’s leading commercial airline, has increased the size of its fleet to 25 aircraft and boosted its London to Lagos route, with the introduction of a new Airbus A330-200 twin-engine aircraft.

  15. 19th Oct 2013

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial airline has launched a special sales promotion to celebrate its 7th anniversary. The promotion is valid on the airline’s long haul routes; Lagos-London Heathrow, Lagos-Johannesburg and Lagos-New York.