News Alerts

12 Apr 2014

Travel Alert to inform the restriction

Arik Air wishes to inform that all carriers servicing Banjul are restricted from carrying any inbound passengers from Freetown/Monrovia. We regret the inconvenience caused. (If refund is approved) Please contact Arik Air on +234-1-279-9999 / +234-1-906-7000 or visit the nearest Arik Air office for more information.


05 Feb 2014

Underground strike in London

The RMT and TSSA unions have called a strike on the Tube which will affect services on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 February, some services will operate between 07:00 and 23:00.

22 Jan 2014

New York JFK to Lagos is rescheduled from Jan 25th to Jan 26th at 12:30pm

Arik Air is rescheduling the New York JFK to Lagos flight scheduled for Jan 25th to Jan 26th 1230 due to operations issues. We apologize for the inconvenient this may cause.

22 Jan 2014

Flight W3107 (Lagos to New York JFK) is rescheduled from Jan 24th to Jan 25th at 23:50

Arik Air is rescheduling the Lagos to New York flight scheduled for Jan 24th to Jan 25th 2350 due to operational issues. We apologize for the inconvenient this may cause.

13 Dec 2013

Arik Air presents CRJ1000 Next Generation on December 14 2013

The new CRJ1000 will be unveiled during Arik’s 7th anniversary celebration on the 14th of December. Upon delivery to Arik Air, the new jet will be deployed to increase the Lagos - Owerii and Lagos - Enugu routes from daily to double daily flights. In addition, it will also be used at night to launch a new third daily Lagos to Accra service.

Commenting on the CRJ1000 NextGen regional jet, Dr. Michael Arumemi-Ikhide, Arik Air’s Group Chief Executive Officer, said: “Configured to offer the very best in-flight comfort and style for our passengers, the Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft will also provide a high degree of operational flexibility to enhance our service, and a reduced environmental footprint to promote greener, more sustainable aviation.”

“Designed to meet the needs of airlines in high-frequency regional markets, the CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft has established a reputation for excellent passenger comfort, while delivering outstanding fuel economy and superior economics,” said Raphael Haddad, Vice President Sales, Africa and the Middle East, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We are delighted that Arik Air is adding the CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft to its fleet and congratulate the airline on becoming the launch operator in Africa.”

Arik Air’s first CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft is configured to seat 100 passengers in an all-economy-class configuration whereas the remaining two – due to be delivered late next year – will offer a two-class configuration with 12 Premier Business Class seats and 80 Economy Class seats. The first aircraft will be retrofitted to the two-class configuration in the future.