News Alerts

30 Sep 2015

Arik Air resumes flight services to Monrovia, Liberia from October 5, 2015.

Flights to Monrovia were suspended in July 2014 in the wake of the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in some West African countries. 

Arik Air will be operating three weekly flights from Lagos to Monrovia via Accra, Ghana on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Outbound flights will depart the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 7:20 am (local time) and arrive in Accra at 7:20 am (local time). The flight leaves Accra at 8:05 am (local time) and arrives in Monrovia at 10:05 am (local time).

Inbound flights will leave Monrovia at 10:50 am (local time) to arrive in Accra at 12:50 pm (local time). The flight thereafter departs Accra at 1:35 pm (local time) to arrive in Lagos at 3:35 pm (local time).

The route will be serviced with a Boeing 737-700 Next Generation (NG) aircraft configured to seat 12 passengers in Business Class and 112 passengers in Economy Class.

Arik Air’s Deputy Managing Director/Senior Vice President Operations, Captain Ado Sanusi commented:

“We are pleased to welcome back our passengers on the Lagos-Monrovia route and want to assure them that their safety and security is always our top priority.”

03 Sep 2015

Arik Air resumes flight services to Benin Airport

Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest carrier has announced the resumption of flight services to Benin Airport effective Sunday, September 6, 2015. This is as a result of the re-opening of the airport by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

Benin Airport was temporarily closed by FAAN on June 20, 2015 to facilitate rehabilitation works on the airport’s runway. The closure was initially scheduled to last 20 days but the rehabilitation was not completed on schedule.

Arik Air will operate one flight each from both Lagos and Abuja into Benin on Sunday and thereafter revert to its normal schedule as from Monday, September 7, 2015.

11 Aug 2015


Dear esteemed guests,

Arik air executive management would like to warn its customers of an increase in the number of scam websites purporting to be operated by Arik Air. These websites can appear highly professional and some may display our advertising and accredited logos. Such websites have the sole purpose of selling fraudulent air tickets and in no way represent Arik Air.

To avoid being victim of such fraudulent websites, you should always access the official Arik Air website by typing: into your browser or choosing ‘Arik Air Official Website’ in the Google search ranking page.

When e-mailing Arik Air, you should also ensure that the e-mail address is genuine: or

Sometimes these exact addresses will appear on the screen, but when you click on the address, a different e-mail address will appear, so be alert to this. Arik Air will never use free e-mail accounts such as hotmail, yahoomail, or gmail to contact you.

Arik air is doing its upmost to protect its customers and provide a secure online environment for their purchase. We are working with the police and the fraud department to make sure those fraudulent websites are shut down and the perpetrators prosecuted.

Please be aware that, unfortunately, payment made to such fraudulent online vendors are neither guaranteed nor eligible for refund by Arik Air.

Thank you again for choosing Arik Air.








05 Aug 2015

24-hour strike action on the London Underground from 18:30 on Wednesday 5 August.

There will be no underground service from late afternoon on Wednesday 5 August and no underground service at all on Thursday 6 August.

Customers are advised to allow more time for their journey to Heathrow airport.

Please note : Heathrow Express services from Paddington will operate as normal.

08 Jul 2015

24-hour strike action on the London Underground from 18:30 on Wednesday 8 July.

There will be no London underground service from late afternoon on Wednesday 8 July and no Tube service at all on Thursday 9 July.
Customers are advised to provide alternative arrangements.

Please note:
Heathrow Express services from Paddington will operate as normal.
An hourly coach service will run from Victoria Coach station to Heathrow Central Bus Station and Terminals 4 and 5.