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Airline flight booking in Nigeria: Flight ticket and check in online

Over the years, booking flight has become less tedious. With the advent of online booking platforms by various airlines, passengers can now book flights to any destination from the comfort of their homes or offices.

These online booking platforms enable users to perform multiple functions such as flight booking, check-in, view flight schedule, seat reservation, and in most platforms, reschedule or cancel reservations.

To book flights, passengers are only required to enter the required information on the website of airlines and then search for accessible flights and book any of their choices. Flight fares and schedules can be easily accessed without the hassle of calling or visiting the airline.

Once payment is successful, passengers will receive their e-ticket which will be printed out and presented at the airport on the day of your departure. This puts the booking process a few clicks away from passengers rather than miles away.

Are you thinking of booking flights online but have no idea how to start? Don’t worry, we got your back. Read on to get all the information you may need.

Online booking platforms of some Nigerian airlines

Arik Air Online Booking

Arik Air offers flights to numerous cities in Nigeria and to other West African countries like Accra, Liberia, and Senegal. On the Arik website, users can book flights, make payments, check-in, view flight schedule, and log in to the Arik Affinity wings account (members only). You can also manage your booking which is a feature that enables you to reserve seats, request special services, and even reschedule your flight to new travel time, date, or route. However, cancellation of booking can only be done at Arik offices.

To book Arik Air flights online, visit  www.arikair.com, or call customer care on 01 279 9999, or send an email to talktous@arikair.com for assistance.

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Air Peace online booking

Air Peace is one of the popular airlines in Nigeria. They fly to major cities in Nigeria and to other countries such as Accra, India, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, etc. Passengers can book flights, check-in, reserve seats, book hotels, reschedule flights, log in to the Peace Advantage account (members only), and much more on Air Peace online platform.

You can reschedule your flights up to 2 hours before departure time upon payment of a modification fee as well as any difference in flight fare at the time you reschedule. If the fare to your new flight is lower, no refund will be made. To book Air Peace flights, visit www.flyairpeace.com or call Air Peace customer care on  0700FLYAIRPEACE or +234-700-359-24773223. You can also send an email to callcenter@flyairpeace.com for assistance.

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Aero Contractors online booking

Aero Contractors is Nigeria’s oldest airline. Currently, the airline offers domestic flights to destinations such as Abuja, Asaba, Benin, Kano, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Sokoto, Warri, & Yola, and also provides helicopter services to oil and gas industries in Nigeria.

Just like other airlines, passengers can book flights, check-in, reschedule flights, and log in/sign up for their loyalty program on Aero Contractors website. To book Aero Contractors flights online, visit www.flyaero.com or call customer care on 01-6284140. You can also email tickethelpdesk@acn.aero for assistance on ticket matters.

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Dana Air online booking

Dana Air offers domestic flights to Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt, Uyo, & Owerri, and internationally to Accra. Passengers can book flights, make payments, reschedule flights, reserve seats, and access their Dana miles account on Dana Air online platform. Visit www.flydanaair.com to book Dana flights online or call 01-280-9888 or 0700FLYDANA (07003593262), or email contact@flydanaair.com  for assistance.

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Med-View airline online booking

Med-View Airline is popular for its affordable ticket prices. They offer flights to Accra, Jeddah, and domestic routes in Nigeria. Med-View Airlines suspended operations since August 2019 due to debts and lack of active aircraft. The airline made a statement that operations may begin in November 2019. However, 2019 has passed with no word from the airline.

For more information, you can call customer care on 0700 35963 38439 (0700 FLYMEDVIEW), +234-1-454 0928, or visit www.medviewairline.com

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To book flights online:

  • Visit the website of any of the airlines listed above or any airline of your choice
  • Locate the flight booking tab, and enter your departure city, destination city, type of journey (one way, round trip, or multi-city),  flight date, number of passengers, cabin, and click on ‘Search flights’, ‘Find flights’ or any similar phrase.
  • You will be shown a search result of all available flights with their schedule and fares. Select your preferred flight and continue to the next page.
  • Enter your personal information such as your name, gender, date of birth, phone number, email, etc, then continue to the next page
  • On the next page, you will be shown your flight summary and your ticket fare. Click on continue
  •  After this, you will be shown a payment page where you can make payments with your credit/debit cards or book on hold to pay later at designated banks or on QuickTeller. If you book on hold, you will be given a reference ID which you have to print and present at any of the designated banks during payment which should be done within 24 hours of booking on hold.
  • Once payment is successful, you will receive your e-ticket via email or SMS which will contain your flight details and reference ID. You may either print this or take note of your ID which you will be required to present at the airport during check-in to get a boarding pass.

Katherine Chinyere Nwanorue

Katherine C. Nwanorue, a dedicated writer for NaijaDazz, passionately delves into the intricate fabric of Nigerian society, where she sheds light on critical aspects of education, politics, and the latest happenings. Her insightful commentary provides readers with a deeper understanding of the dynamic landscape of Nigeria, offering a valuable lens through which to view the country's evolving narratives.