Class rating 6.6
- Boarding 6.3
- Seat for sitting 6.7
- Seat for sleeping 6.5
- Service 6.3
- Entertainment 6.8
- Food & drink 6.7
- Punctuality 6.8
- Baggage 6.8
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Arik Air's long-haul aircraft are new Airbus A340-500s which were originally destined for India's Kingfisher Airlines. They are fitted with a 2-4-2 seating layout and offer a 34-inch seat pitch, three inches more than British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, which also fly the London-Lagos route.
Seats have individual 10.2-inch seat-back screens with a full AVOD system offering films, TV and audio programmes. Seats also have power points.
In-flight service includes a choice of two main courses - African or international dishes - plus alcoholic and soft drinks. Passengers also benefit from a 60kg baggage allowance and can take another 10kg into the cabin.
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KyleNewell flew Arik Air Economy (long-haul)
I bought a ticket on Arik Air on Wednesday but I have yet to receive a confirmation email. Also, I was charged twice for my ticket. I was on hold with Arik Air in the United Kingdom, the United States, and South Africa for over thirty minutes each and I have yet been able to speak with anyone. I have emailed and yet to receive a reply as well. For a young company... more
I find Arik Air very comfortable & convenient. The fact that you have connecting flights from Lagos to other cities is fantastic and is one of the reasons I fly with you. The kilo allow is also very attractive. As it is a long haul flight having the leg space helps with being able to stretch ones legs, especially if one has pains. Having Nigerian food is also a... more