Business Travel

Arik Air is synonymous with offering a truly unique Nigerian experience; from the food to the in-flight products we provide, Arik has tailored its offering for the needs of the discerning business traveller. This, combined with our reputation for providing on-board service and hospitality which is second to none, is what differentiates us from the competition.

On board Offering:

Long Haul:

The Suite:

Arik Air has carefully tailored the Premier Business Class suite to meet the discerning business traveler’s requirements. Premier Business Class guests have individual secluded booth areas that contain state of the art flat beds featuring an in-built massage system complete with a hand held 3.5” LCD screen unit that controls your seats lighting and entertainment functions

The Entertainment:

A 17" wide screen display on the front wall of every suite allows Premier Business Class guests the opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy our on demand audio and video system. We have an extensive library of Nollywood and Hollywood movies, tv-shows and to savour.

The Kira Bar:

Those discerning business travellers flying in Premier Business Class will also be able to relax and unwind in Arik’s exclusive on-board bar and lounge facility. The ‘Kira’ bar, situated in the centre of the business cabins, has bar seats as well as a surrounding seating area for guests to enjoy our complementary offering. Stocked with a selection of brand name spirits, red and white wine, champagne, beer and soft drinks we hope to cater to all tastes.


Arik serves a selection of African and international cuisine, a-la-carte style, in keeping with the spirit of the airline.

The Little things:

At Arik Air we pride ourselves on providing an unparalleled service tailored to meet the needs of the discerning business traveller. That is why all Premier business suite, as standard, come fitted with:

  • In seat power
  • Noise cancelling headphones
  • Luxurious wash bags, pyjamas and slippers for our night flights
  • Mattress, duvets and large pillows complete with a turndown service on all night lights
  • A large wardrobe, to store you bulky items

Short Haul Flights:

Arik Air provides Premier Business Class guests with generous legroom and state of the art leather seats on all our short haul flights. Arik has removed the middle seat from the Premier Business Class cabin, so each guest has an aisle or window seat. Arik serves a selection of African and international cuisine, a-la-carte style, in keeping with the spirit of the airline.

On the ground:

Dedicated Premier Business Class Lounges:

Lagos – ASL Premium Lounge:

Located in Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Arik’s Business Class passengers can enjoy state of the art amenities and modern setting of the ASL Premium Lounge.

The ASL business class lounge has a range of facilities including a self service bar offering alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks, TV and shower facilities. The lounge is on the Upper Floor.

Also on the first floor of the departure lounge (airside) is the ASL lounge. The lounge is themed in a racy red and white motif and is the dedicated lounge for premium passengers of a host of airlines, which include Emirates, Qatar, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa and more.The expansive lounge has two sections; smoking and non-smoking. Expectedly, all the perks including food, drinks and free wi-fi internet are available.

Johannesburg - Shongololo Lounge

Premier Business Class guests flying from Johannesburg are invited to relax and unwind in the luxurious Shongololo lounge.

With one of the top South African caterers providing the cuisine, customer focused staff, access to free Wi-Fi and shower facilities the Shongololo lounge is one of the most prestigious of its kind anywhere in Africa.

London – Gulf Air lounge

Arik Air invites all its Premier Business Class guests to relax and unwind in the prestigious Gulf Air Falcon Gold lounge at London Heathrow, Terminal 4.

The lounge offers a contemporary design mixed with Arabian influences, creating an environment that combines peace and tranquillity with modern-day business facilities.

Savour complimentary dining and drinks, or visit the business centre. If you are travelling with your family and children, spend quality time in private in the comfort of well-furnished family rooms. Refresh with a shower ahead of your next meeting, or relax with a magazine and enjoy views across the runway.

Wifi is available throughout the lounge.

New York – KLM Oasis Lounge

Arik Air invites all Premier Business Class guests flying from New York’s JFK airport to the Oasis Lounge. Located in Terminal 4 this exclusive lounge comprises all the necessary amenities need for guests to relax and unwind prior to boarding.

Be it quality food, comprehensive drinks, a spa and an entertainment and business facility Premier Business guests will want for nothing.

Complimentary Chauffeur Drive Service UK

Arik Air understands and appreciates the needs of the discerning business traveller. We therefore offer a complimentary chauffeur service to remove all the stress of travelling to and from the airport for all UK Premier Business class guests.

The product is another example of Arik Air offering its customers the very best in expediency and comfort with a reliable door-to-door service, thus removing all the stress of travelling to and from the airport.  The complimentary chauffer service will pick guests up from anywhere within a 80 km radius of London Heathrow and drop them off at Terminal 4, where our daily flight to Lagos departs. The vehicle will be either a Mercedes-Benz or Ford Galaxy and both are fully air conditioned, with customers able to take advantage of free daily newspapers and wifi access.

This service is only available to bookings made in Premier Business class originating in the UK for the Heathrow to Lagos route.

Frequent Flyer Programme

The Arik Air frequent flyer programme is designed to reward guests with free flights, upgrades and excess baggage allowance on all international and domestic services. Passengers can earn miles on any international and domestic flights, which can be redeemed across the network.

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