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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.

Carry-on Baggage

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

Passengers on domestic flights on Arik Air are entitled to 6kg of carry-on baggage.

Passengers on international flights on Arik Air are entitled to 12kg of carry-on baggage.

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

Checked Baggage

Passengers flying Economy Class on Arik Air are allowed 20kg of checked baggage.

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

Check-In

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

Online Check-in

Online check-in is available to passengers flying on all Arik Air flights. 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.

Airport Check-in

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.

There are four different levels of Affinity Wings Membership:

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

Airline Alliance

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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 and international flights from Nigeria

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Frequently asked questions

Can I buy Arik Air flights at Alternative Airlines?

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