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Baggage Policy

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Arik Air's baggage policy differs for checked and carry-on, as well as which cabin you're flying in. Read more below.

Equipaje de Mano

Carry-on baggage on all Arik Air flights must fit within the dimensions of 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm.

Los pasajeros de vuelos nacionales en Arik Air tienen derecho a 6 kg de equipaje de mano.

Los pasajeros de vuelos internacionales en Arik Air tienen derecho a 12 kg de equipaje de mano.

Prohibited items must not be carried onboard including any fluid exceeding 100ml. Prohibited items will be confiscated if it's found by airport security.

Equipaje Facturado

Los pasajeros que vuelan en Clase Económica en Arik Air tienen permitido 20 kg de equipaje documentado.

Passengers flying Business Class on Arik Air are allowed 30kg of checked baggage.

Checked baggage must not exceed the following dimensions of: 90 x 70 x 43cm / 35 x 27 x 17in


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On Arik Air, you can check-in online through its website. Or, in-person at the airport check-in desk.

Web Check-in

Online check-in is available to passengers flying on all Arik Air flights. Arik Air's online check-in opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes 5 hours before on international flights and 3 hours before domestic and regional flights. Please visit the check-in page on the Arik Air website.

Passengers should have their booking reference and travel documents details ready when checking in online. Once online check-in is completed, passengers should obtain their boarding passes. Anyone travelling without checked baggage can report directly to airport security, otherwise, please proceed to the airline check-in counters.

Check-in en el aeropuerto

Arik Air's check-in counters open 2 hours before departure for domestic flights, 3 hours before regional flights and four hours before international flights. Please note that passengers flying on Arik Air must check-in before the check-in counters close. Arik Air check-in counters close 30 minutes before domestic flights, 60 minutes before regional flights and 90 minutes before international flights.

As soon as the passenger arrives at the airport, they should report to the airline check-in counters, which should be indicated on the departure information board at the airport. Passengers are recommended to arrive at the airport two hours before the scheduled departure time.

Frequent Flyer Programme

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Arik Air's frequent flyer programme is called Affinity Wings. Read more about the programme below

Affinity Wings

Arik Air's frequent flyer program is called Arik Affinity Wings.

The Arik Affinity Wings programme allows regular travellers to benefit from rewards for their loyalty with the opportunity to earn miles on domestic, regional and long-haul flights. You can collect your points during the Alternative Airlines booking process. Simply select 'Arik Affinity Wings' from the drop-down list of frequent flyer programs and enter your membership number.

Hay cuatro niveles diferentes de membresía de Affinity Wings:

  • Pearl Affinity
  • Bronze Affinity
  • Silver Affinity
  • Gold Affinity Wings

Alianza de aerolíneas

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Arik Air isn't part of any global airline alliances but the airline used to have an interline agreement with Emirates.

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Destinations that Arik Air flies to

Arik Air is a Nigerian airline that offers a range of domestic flights from Nigeria. Click on the button below to find out all the destinations which Arik Air flies to.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I buy Arik Air flights at Alternative Airlines?

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Of course! When you book through Alternative Airlines you can search and book flights with Arik Air as well as with any of the 600+ airlines we offer on our site. To search for flights on Arik Air, use our search form at the top of the page and search between 2 destinations that Arik Air flies between.

Where does Arik Air fly to?

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Arik Air currently flies to 7 domestic destinations including Lagos, Abuja, Jos and Benin City.

Does Arik Air fly to international destinations?

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Arik Air operates flights from two hubs at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja to a number of domestic destinations. This means that Arik Air doesn't currently fly to any international destinations.

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