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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.