Arik Air Booking (Domestic and Regional Flights)

This is where to get all the information you need on Arik Air booking. If you like to get cheap flights in general, you may want to use the flight finder above to search for cheap domestic and international flights.

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Using the tool is as easy as it can be, input your arrival and destination location. Choose if you would prefer a one way or return trip and the number of people you want to purchase a ticket for.

By default, it’s one adult, you can choose to add more people including children. The “more options” drop-down lets you select the class you want to be on and a couple of other details.

Clicking the search button loads and displays available flights by different airlines and brings up the cheapest first.

You can decide to filter search results by airline, ticket price, destination and more. Really, the flight finder makes your booking seamless.

If you’re unable to see the Arik Air flight you would want go with, you can decide to choose another cheap flight or go straight to the website to book one for yourself.

The Online Booking section on this page will address how to go about this.

If you would like to know more about this airline, continue to read the sections below.

We’ll start all the way from what we know about the airline down to their services, locations and contact details. We’ll also cover everything else in- between.

About Arik Air

Arik Air is a Nigerian owned airline that operates from mainly from two hubs, Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja.

This airline’s head office is the Arik Air Aviation Center on the grounds of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja. The airline’s flight covers Nigeria and other major west African destinations.

This airline transported its 5 millionth passenger on 6 August 2010 and it transported its 10 millionth passenger on 18 September 2012, both on flights between Johannesburg and Lagos.

The company is presently managed by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). AMCON took control of the company in 2017. The takeover was done to help revive and stabilize the airline to top standards.

The official website is

Arik Air Fleet

As of April 2018, the airline has 14 aircraft in service.


In Service

Boeing 737-700

Boeing 737-800

Bombardier CRJ900

Bombardier CRJ1000

Bombardier Q400


More on the Aircraft types

Boeing 737-700

This aircraft is part of the Boeing 737 Next Generation series. The abbreviation that goes with the series is 737NG. It is the third derivative of the 737 and follows after the 737 classic series.

They are short- to medium-range, narrow-body jet airliners powered by two engines. The Boeing 737-700 take a maximum of between 126 to 149 persons depending on how the seating arrangement is configured.

Boeing 737-800

This is also part of the Boeing 737 Next Generation series. It is a stretched version of the Boeing 737 and it typically seats between 162 to 189 passengers depending on the seating arrangement configuration.

Bombardier CRJ900

This aircraft is part of the Bombardier CRJ700 Series. They are regional jet airliners manufactured by Bombardier. The CRJ900 can seat between 76 to 90 passengers.

Bombardier CRJ1000

Like the Bombardier CRJ900, this aircraft is also part of the Bombardier CRJ1000 series. It can seat between 97 to 104 passengers.
Bombardier Q400

Like the Bombardier CRJ900, this aircraft is also part of the Bombardier CRJ1000 series. It can seat between 97 to 104 passengers.

Arik Air Online Booking

Booking is as easy as any form of online flight booking can get. To get started, you can first use the flight finder at the top of this page to find affordable and cheap flights.

If you’re unable to get a flight using the flight finder on this page, you may as well visit the official website ( and start the process of your flight booking.

When you get to the Arik Air homepage, you see the widget for the booking. What you have to do is input all the relevant information like the city you want to fly from, your destination city, outbound date for the flight, the number of adults, children or infants you’re booking the flight for, if the trip is one way or a return trip and then search for the available flights.

When you see the flight most suitable for you, select it and go ahead to book it. Provisions have been made for you to make payment online, get your ticket ready and present them at the airport.

Arik Air Flight Routes

Here are the routes for your booking

Booking Routes for Nigeria

  • Lagos – Murtala Muhammed Airport
  • Abuja – Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
  • Port Harcourt – Port Harcourt International Airport
  • Bauchi – Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport
  • Benin – Benin Airport
  • Enugu – Akanu Ibiam International Airport
  • Gombe – Bajoga Northeast Airport
  • Ibadan – Ibadan Airport
  • Ilorin – Ilorin Airport
  • Jos – Yakubu Gowon Airport
  • Kaduna – Zaria Airport
  • Kano – Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
  • Maiduguri – Maiduguri International Airport
  • Calabar – Margaret Ekpo International Airport
  • Owerri – Sam Mbakwe Airport
  • Sokoto – Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport
  • Warri – Warri Airport
  • Yola – Yola Airport

Booking Routes for Africa

  • Angola (Luanda) – Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport
  • Ghana (Accra) – Kotoka International Airport in Accra
  • Liberia (Harbel) – Roberts International Airport
  • Senegal (Dakar) – Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport

Arik Air Check-in

After taking care of your booking, the next thing you would want to do is ensure that you get checked in.

  • Online Check-in

The airline provides an online check-in service aimed at customers who want a streamlined travel experience. It is designed to provide passengers with the ability to check-in from 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the flight to 5 hours before International Flights and 3 hours before Domestic & Regional Flights.

  • Airport Check-in

Check-in counters open 2 hours before departure for Domestic flights, 3 hours for Regional and 4 hours for International flights.

At check-in, please present your passport and ticket together with anything else you were asked at the time of booking to bring with you, such as your company ID card.

All passengers must have completed check-in for their flight prior to check-in closure which is 30 minutes (for Domestic Flights), 45 minutes (Regional Flights) and 90 minutes (for International Flights) before the scheduled departure time.

Prompt closure of check-in at all airports is to ensure our flights depart on time. We adhere to this policy strictly. Please allow ample time for check-in completion.

If you fail to complete check-in procedures by this time you may not be permitted to travel.

  • Boarding

Boarding begins between 30 to 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time, depending on the size and destination of the aircraft.

Customers must be on board the aircraft at least 15 minutes prior to departure for domestic flights, and 30 minutes prior to departure on international flights. Failure to report to your gate at closure time will result in you missing your flight.

Baggage Allowance

  • Checked in free baggage allowance

For domestic flights, a maximum of 30kg per bag is allowed for Business class and 20kg per bag for Economy class.

Free Baggage allowance for regional and international flights vary and would require you to check out this link.

  • Hand Baggage

12kg of one piece of hand baggage is the maximum allowed for International/regional flights and 6kg for domestic flights.

Hand baggage includes those items which passengers may take into the aircraft and store under the seat in front or in the overhead storage compartments.

Affinity Wings by Arik Air

Affinity wings is the name of this airline’s customer loyalty program. Affinity wings offers 4 different membership levels. The membership levels are Pearl, Bronze, Silver, and Gold.

The different membership levels come with various benefits with Gold being the highest level of membership. Membership will give you a chance to earn and spend Miles in addition to a broad selection of partners in the nearest future.

To join the customer loyalty program, start by filling out this form.

Arik Air in the News

Asides knowing about the booking procedures, you may also want to keep yourself updated with what the company has been up to in general. In this segment, we’ll cover major recent happening about the airline


Fly to Vote Promo

Arik Air introduced the fly to vote promo during the election period in February 2019. This was to encourage voters that were registered in others parts of the country to easily fly at discounted rates to perform their civic duty.


Arik Air Launches Flight Services to Bauchi (May 2018)

On the 9th of May 2018, Arik Air expanded its flight services to cover Bauchi. The airline began operating 3 weekly flights from Abuja to Bauchi with connections to and from Lagos on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.

Arik Air wins Best Air Crew of The Year 2017 award (March 2018)

The Nigerian Aviation Award chose Arik Air as the winner of the Best Air Crew of the Year (Domestic Route) for 2017. The award was presented at Oriental Hotel on the 24th of March 2018. The company was recognized for adhering strictly to International standards for both cockpit crew and cabin crew.

MM2 becomes the hub for Outbound and Inbound Arik Air Flights for Port Harcourt (March 2018)

On the 17th of March 2018, Arik Air moved all its Port Harcourt flights to Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2. The move was part of the process to improve the flying experience of the airline’s customers.

Contact details and Customer Care


City Offices
Arik Air Travel Shop
45 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi

Arik Air Travel Shop
44 Toyin Street, Ikeja

Arik Air Travel Shop
Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 30 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja

Arik Air Sales Desk
Access Bank Implant, 11 Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos

Call Centre
Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA
Lagos Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport, GAT II

Airport Office
Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA
Lagos Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport, GAT II

Departure Hall of MMA2.

Sales Point in the Banks
First Bank (UAC House)
1-5 Odunlami Street Marina Lagos Island
First Bank
Plot 136 Ahmedu Bello way, Victoria Island

Keystone Bank
Block 94, Plot 19, Lekki Express Way, Lekki Phase 1

Keystone Bank
18/20 Commercial Road, Apapa

Keystone Bank
Atiku Abubakar Hall, Trade Fair Complex, Ojo

9A Warehouse Road, Apapa

Access Bank
42 Bode Thomas, Surelere, Lagos.
Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos.
KM 17, Lekki exp.way, chevron roundabout, lekki, Lagos state.


City Offices
Arik Air Travel Shop
The ground floor of the Senate building within the National Assembly Complex,
Three Arms Zone, off Shehu Shagari Way

Arik Air Travel Shop
Melita Plaza, Near Efab Plaza, Ahmadu Bello Way, Area 11

Arik Air Travel Shop
Transcorp Hilton, 1 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama

Arik Air Travel Shop
Eco Bank, 51 Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria

Airport Office
Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Terminal
Abuja Domestic Airport Terminal

Customer Services

To make a reservation: Call our 24-Hour Central Reservation service on +234 (0) 1279 9999

For refunds, write to:

To register a complement write to :

To register a complaint write to:

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Have a wonderful Booking experience and a wonderful flight to your destination.