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Arik Air’s First flight to London Heathrow a Success…
December 15th, 2008
Arik Air first flight to London was a success. This marks the first international flight for Arik Air since it started its operations.
On board, Arik Air offered a spacious layout on its brand new A340-500 aircraft in an enhanced 36 fully lie-flat 'seat-bed' in Business First cabin (Premier cabin), and 201 seats in Economy Class, offering more comfort and legroom than any airline on this route. Other new features on board this aircraft included in-seat massager and a bar and lounge area for Premier passengers to socialise and relax, mood lighting, Audio and Video on Demand IFE in both cabins and large personal monitor screens. The extra wide Premier seats and 50 more leg room in the Economy cabin, gourmet cuisine and a mix of Nigerian and International cabin crew added to a host of other comforts offered in the cabin.
The daily flight schedules are convenient with Arik Air flight W3001 departing Lagos at 12pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving London at 530pm; on Thursdays and Sundays, departing Lagos at 1025am and arriving London at 355pm, Tuesdays departing at 920am and arriving London at 250pm and Fridays at 1110am arriving Heathrow at 440pm. Return flight W3002 will depart daily from London Heathrow Terminal 2 at 1005pm arriving Lagos at 530am the next morning.