Contact Address Details:
Airlines Gambia Limited
Banjul area Headquarters
Arik Air Travel Shop
FIB Building 2
Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 439 9966
General Sales Agents:
5 Hobart Place,
SW1W OHU, London
Tel. +0 844 482 2324
156 Bram Fischer Drive
Tel no: +27 (0) 11 289 8070
Air International started operating from
Banjul International Airport
(Yundum) on Wednesday 10th June, 2009.
The airline operates flights from the West African countries of Lagos,
Nigeria, to Dakar, Senegal, Freetown, Sierra Leone and Banjul,
Gambia, Accra in Ghana, Cotonou, Benin & Niamey in Niger.
The airline's routes also includes Heathrow in London (UK) and
daily non-stop flights from Lagos to Johannesburg, South Africa.
The commercial flights service operates 4 times a
week: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. check-in closure 75
minutes for international flights and 30 minutes for domestic.
It is the overseas corporate headquarters of Arik
Air in Lagos, Nigeria, set up to develop the worldwide routes and
realise the vision of founder Sir Arumemi-Ikhide to deliver the
global airline with world class standards.
Established as a management consultancy provider to the airline, Arik
Air International commenced in April 2007, with the remit to bolster
the airline's position in the complex international market. By taking up position in the heart of London,
they have access to an important international gateway from
which to spread its West African scheduled flight services.
In December 2008, Arik Air launched their first
intercontinental operation from Lagos to London Heathrow. They currently
fly every day from London Heathrow Terminal 2 with their newly acquired
Airbus A340-500, which offers good passenger comfort. The aircraft
offers 36 Premier Class and 201 Economy Class seats. Premier Class
passengers enjoy ‘super flat’ beds equipped with 17 inch monitors and
a new generation in-built massage system. It also has a joint
relaxation area which
comprises a bar lounge, sofas and a seat-free space for socialising.