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Arik Air Booking: How to book a flight and check in online with Arik Air

Arik Air is one of the most trusted airlines in Nigeria. It started operations in 2006 and has continued to gain popularity since then. Its area of operations has grown from Nigeria to several foreign cities including the United States of America.


Recently, in 2014, Arik Air signed an MoU with Emirate Touch Aviation Service for two additional airlines known as Boeing 737-300 aircraft, with this, they intend to provide better and more convenient services to their customers.

In Nigeria, most people prefer travel agencies to do the booking, you can still do it yourself with the process I will take you through.

If you believe so, then this article is for you as I take a quick overview of the services offered by Arik airline as well as the procedures involved in booking a flight with this airline.

Arik Air online check-in


With advancements in communications and technology, several transactions that would otherwise have been carried out in long queues have been made much easier and faster with a computer or smartphone, one of them is booking a flight online.

Arik Air online check-in service is available for customers on all Arik Air flights and is opened for a period of 24 hours before the flight departure time.

How to check-in online for Arik air flight

  • Visit Arik Air website and show the Plan and Book menu.
  • Click on the ‘Book A Flight’ link that appears, and select the Online Check-in option.
  • Fill the required information displayed on your screen- select departure and destination point, departure date, type and number of passenger and click on continue.
  • The next page will inform you about the availability of the flight as well as the fee or amount.
  • Clicking on the continue button will display a page for customers to fill their personal and contact information.
  • The next page presents several payment options for customers to select from, these payment options include;
  1. GTPay
  2. Pay with account transfer
  3. Pay with card (interswitch)
  4. Quickteller
  5. Pay later
  6. Book on hold
  • A boarding pass will be sent to your email address to validate your check-in.

Arik Air booking portal

To book a flight in Arik Air, simply visit www.arikair.com

Arik Air Destinations

Local destinations include

  • Abuja
  • Gombe
  • Lagos
  • Port Harcourt
  • Yola
  • Benin
  • Ibadan
  • Calabar
  • Ilorin
  • Jos
  • Enugu
  • Owerri
  • Kano
  • Sokoto

International routes are:

  • Osaka
  • Nha Trang
  • Phuket Sierra leone
  • South Africa
  • United Arab
  • Ghana
  • Gabon
  • Liberia
  • Ivory coast
  • Accra
  • Cotonou
  • Cameroon
  • Angola

Most popular Arik Air routes

  • Asaba to Lagos
  • Gombe to Lagos
  • Abuja to Abidjan
  • London to Lagos
  • Abuja to Douala

Arik Air contact address

Head Office: Arik Aviation Centre, Muritala Muhammed Airport (Domestic Wing), Ikeja, Lagos.

Telephone: 012799999

Arik Air mobile app

For a faster web experience, you can book Arik Air with their Mobile app available on Android and IOS.

Click Android Download or IOS download to proceed to Google Play or Apple store area.

What makes Arik Air unique

In October 2012, during the 9th security watch, Africa award held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Arik Air bagged an award as the best Security and Safety Conscious Airline in West and Central Africa. This award was conferred to Arik Air because of their commitment to a high standard of security and safety since its inception. This singular honour has increased its popularity all over Africa and beyond. Arik Air is also famous for its;

  • Excellent customer care
  • Punctual take off time

Precious Uka

Precious Oka writes for Naijadazz.