Arik increases capacity between Lagos and Johannesburg


Arik Air has increased capacity on its Lagos-Johannesburg route.

The airline switched planes – from the 148-seater Boeing 737-800 to the 238-seater Airbus A340-500 – and began transporting more passengers on daily flights from 16 July.

According to website Centreforaviation, Arik’s decision will increase competition with SAA, which operates daily with a mix of two-class 253-seat A340-300 and 317-seat A340-600 planes as the only other carrier on the route.

Flight W3103 departs Lagos, Nigeria, at 22h45 and arrives in Johannesburg, South Africa at 05h50. Return flight W3104 leave Johannesburg at 09h35 and lands in Lagos at 14h55.