Arik Air has responded to passenger demand by increasing the frequency of its flights from Lagos to Monrovia (Liberia) and Luanda (Angola).
The Lagos-Monrovia service has been increased from three to four weekly flights using a Boeing 737-700 aircraft. The new flight will operate on Saturday, adding to the existing Monday, Wednesday and Friday services. All four weekly flights are operated via Accra (Ghana) with a Fifth Freedom traffic rights approval facilitating traffic between these two cities as well.
Similarly, the twice–weekly Lagos-Luanda service has been increased to three weekly flights. The service will now operate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The outbound flight will depart Lagos at 21h30 and arrive in Luanda at 00h35, while the inbound flight will depart Luanda at 02h00 and arrive in Lagos at 05h05.