Arik Air fleet receives massive boost as 2 aircraft arrive from C-Check

…. set for Christmas season Arik Air received two aircraft from C-Check over the weekend, thereby boosting the operations of the airline in the coming festive season. The two aircraft include a Q-400, while the Boeing 737-800 check was conducted by Lufthansa Technik AG in Malta. Over the last two years the current management has been working hard to improve the number of serviceable aircraft in the airline ’ s fleet. The efforts are yielding results. The Arik fleet are nearly mid – life and such require major overhaul of…

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Arik Air re-launches flight operations to Owerri

Arik Air is re-launching flight services to Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri the Imo State capital. Daily flights to Owerri from the Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport, Lagos will resume on Monday, October 21, 2019. Arik Air suspended flights to Owerri early this year due to operational exigencies and since then passengers have been yearning for a return of the leading carrier. The re-launch of flights to Owerri is coming on the heels of the resumption of services to Warri by the airline on September 6, 2019. Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer,…

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Arik Air celebrates customer service week with on- board gifts, musical performance

Arik Air is celebrating this year’s customer service week in grand style with on- board gifts and musical performance at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja Domestic Terminal 1 otherwise known as General Aviation Terminal (GAT). The objective is to celebrate the customer and thank them for keeping faith in the airline even during its turbulent periods. Since Monday, October 7 when the customer service week started, Arik Air has been serenading passengers at GAT with piano and violin thus making check-in procedure a pleasurable one. Passengers have also been winning…

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Arik Air resumes flights to Warri

Arik Air has resumed flights to Osubi Airport, Warri from Friday, September 6, 2019. The airline will be operating flights to Warri from both Lagos and Abuja every day of the week. Arik Air suspended operations to Osubi Airport, Warri earlier in the year because of its Bombardier Q400 aircraft that went for maintenance abroad. Arik Air’s chief executive officer, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said: “We are pleased to announce the return of flight services to Warri. We missed our highly esteemed customers during the period of our absence. We assure…

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Arik Air partners Radisson Blu to delight passengers with luxury hospitality

Arik Air and Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos are partnering to offer passengers discount on room rates as well as free room upgrade in the five star hotel. The offer includes 10 percent off weekend rates, free room upgrade, 15 percent off buffet meals, 10 percent off spa treatment and 10 percent off beauty studio services. To enjoy the offer, guests are required to present their Arik Air boarding pass not older than one month after flying at Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Arik Air said starting from…

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Arik Air introduces special fare for members of Nigerian Armed Forces

Arik Air has introduced a special fare for members of the Armed Forces of Nigeria. The applicable fare starts from N20, 000.00 for one-way economy class ticket on any of Arik Air’s domestic routes. The fare is applicable to all categories of serving and retired personnel of the Armed Forces of Nigeria. The Armed Forces covered by the scheme are Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air Force. The scheme, which is part of the airline’s corporate social responsibility is a way of supporting the Armed Forces of Nigeria in…

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Arik Air offers incentive to Affinity Wings members

Arik Air is offering members of its frequent flyer program, Arik Affinity Wings, an opportunity to retain their accrued miles beyond its initial validity period. A new scheme put in place by the airline has now made it easier for Arik Affinity Wings members to extend their miles due for expiration for another 12 months thereby allowing more time to redeem miles which should have expired. Miles are valid for a period of three years during which time members are expected to use such on any of the benefits including…

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Arik Air announces arrival aircraft from maintenance

Arik Air has announced the arrival of one of its aircraft fresh from maintenance overseas. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-700 NG touched down in Lagos Wednesday morning and it has since been deployed to service. The aircraft which went through heavy maintenance at the Approved Maintenance Organisation (MRO) came back with fresh C-check, new exterior and interior fittings. It is the first of the four aircraft expected to return from maintenance this month. Other three are due to arrive between now and end of May. Speaking on the latest development,…

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Arik Air introduces Fly to Vote promo

Arik Air has introduced a N16, 000 Fly to Vote promotion to encourage Nigerians travel to their respective wards to cast their votes in the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections, as well as the Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly Elections holding across the country on February 23, 2019 and March 9, 2019 respectively. The N16, 000 promotional fare is the one-way ticket cost to any domestic destination on Arik Air’s network and customers must present a valid Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) at the point of purchase and at…

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Arik Air reinstates flights to Warri, Gombe, MMA2 as FAAN suspends action

Arik Air is reinstating flights to Osubi Airport, Warri and Gombe Airport as well as move all Port Harcourt bound flights back to Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2) with immediate effect. This follows the suspension of an earlier decision by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria’s (FAAN) to withdraw Aviation Security, fire fighting and rescue services to the airports. Arik Air said it regret any inconvenience the earlier closure of the three airports may have caused its esteemed customers. The airline assured customers of a hitch-free operations this festive season.

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