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Arik Air EventsArik 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.
AwardsNigerian 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.
2nd Feb 2015
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline will from 16th February 2015 commence scheduled flight operations from Lagos, Nigeria to the Ivoirian city, Abidjan via Cotonou, Benin Republic. The new service will operate four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
13th Jan 2015
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier is resuming flight services to Cotonou, Benin Republic and Douala, Cameroon from Monday, January 19, 2015.
19th Dec 2014
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, has once again expanded its horizon in the Travel Business with the launch of Arik Explorer; a ‘travel package’ product which incorporates airline seats with hotel and other ancillary options like car hire and travel insurance.
11th Dec 2014
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, on Thursday announced plans to provide extra flights to key domestic destinations in response to yearnings of guests wishing to travel to various destinations across the country to celebrate Christmas and New Year period with family and friends.
8th Dec 2014
The profile of Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, continues to soar as the airline won four awards at the 11th Security Watch Africa Awards, Lecture and Exhibition held in Dubai, United Arabs Emirates on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
25th Nov 2014
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier has released its 2014 winter schedule with increased capacity in key domestic routes to cope with passengers’ demands and give travelers more options for same day return trips.
19th Nov 2014
Arik Air, West Africa’s largest carrier has rolled out mouth-watering incentives for its loyal guests on the Lagos-Abuja-Dubai route. Tagged “connecting you to higher rewards”, the offer is specifically tied to the airline’s Frequent Flyer Programme (FFP), Arik Affinity Wings.
21st Oct 2014
Arik Air, West Africa’s largest carrier has announced an initiative to help reduce the suffering, pain and sorrow of people with Sickle Cell disorder in Nigeria by joining forces with the Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria to combat the condition.
30th Sep 2014
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial carrier, 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.
27th Aug 2014
DUBAI, U.A.E., - 27 AUGUST 2014 – Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and Arik Air, West Africa’s leading airline, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation.
6th Jun 2014
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 (UAE).
26th May 2014
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline has rewarded four of its loyal customers with an all-expense paid trip to Brazil following the conclusion of draws in the Brazil 2014 sales promotion inaugurated in March.
15th May 2014
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline, has responded to passenger demand by increasing the frequency of its Lagos-Monrovia (Liberia) and Lagos-Luanda (Angola) routes.
8th May 2014
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial carrier has alerted air travelers of new security measures put in place at Nigerian airports by the Federal Government and therefore advised all intending air travelers to set out early for their flights to avoid loss of travel time.
Arik Air explores opportunities for direct flights to India, as High Commissioner inspects airline facility29th Apr 2014
Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest carrier, has begun exploring the possibility of introducing a direct service to India, following a recent visit from the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Ajjampur Rangalah Ghanashyam to the airline’s headquarters in Lagos.