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Arik Air baggage policy and allowance

Arik Air

Arik Air Aviation Centre, Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria, 10468

+234 1 279 99 99


Founded - 2006

Key people - Capt. Roy Ilegbodu


Arik Air

Arik Air baggage limit informations

Carry on luggage weight: 8kg to 10kg
Carry on luggage Size: 45 inches
Checked In Baggage size: 62 inches
Checked In Baggage weight: 20kg to 23kg
Prohibited items: Hoverboards,Fireworks,Bleach and, Firearms.

Arik Air Baggage Allowance and Fees

Are you planning to fly with Arik Air? Find solutions you need to know about Arik Air baggage allowance, fees and charges and restrictions.

Carry-On Baggage

Arik Air passengers are permitted to bring on board the aircraft one piece of cabin baggage, plus one personal item, such as a briefcase, camera bag or small backpack. Your carry-on baggage should fit into the Arik Air overhead bins or under the seat in front of you.

Carry-on baggage cannot exceed 114 centimetres in combined width, length and height; this includes any wheels and handles– with the exception of some of the musical instruments that fit in the Arik Air overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.

Baggage must meet carry-on size limits of Arik Air.

Due to limited overhead space, Arik Air passengers travelling on flights with 50 seats or less are only permitted to carry one personal item on board the Arik Air aircraft.

Limits apply to certain routes. Visit the Arik Air website for more information.


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

However, this varies across airports. Visit the Arik Air website for more information.

Checked Baggage

When travelling with Arik Air, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Arik Air may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Arik Air official site

This may vary between routes. Visit the Arik Air website for more information.

Excess Baggage

When travelling with Arik Air, separate excess baggage fees are applied for each limitation you exceed size, weight and quantity. Generally, this varies between geographic regions. Please visit the Arik Air website for more information and exact fees.

Special Items

Arik Air permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on Arik Air flights. Due to the size of the baggage, some of the items may be counted as standard checked bags. However, Arik Air will be considered overweight or oversized items. As such, charges and certain restrictions will apply by Arik Air. Please visit the Arik Air website directly.

Arik Air on and bringing pets on board.

Dogs, cats and household birds (birds are only allowed on domestic Nigeria flights) can be carried on-board for $125 one way to/ from most destinations. The fee is $200 for travel outside the Nigeria.

The pets must fit within a carrier box that, in turn, fits under the seat in front. The carrier counts as one piece of Arik Air carry-on luggage.

Arik Air baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

☞ What is Arik Air' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Arik Air' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

  • 2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum (up to 4 bags on Arik Air Connection)
  • Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 157 centimeters (length + width + height).
  • Maximum weight: 50 pounds or 23 kilograms.

Excess baggage fees
Checking excess baggage, meaning three or more bags per passenger, on Arik Air flights will cost $85-$95 per bag.

Overweight baggage fees
Overweight and Oversized bags is considered any bag weighing more than 50lbs. The fees for checking overweight baggage on Arik Air are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Arik Air.

Oversized baggage fees
Most bags with a sum of weight, length, and height of larger than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Arik Air oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.

☞ Are there fees for baggage on Arik Air?

Yes, fees might apply. They are determined by the type of fare you purchased, your destination, if you are an active Nigeria military personnel and/or dependent, if you have status with Arik Air' frequent flyer program, status with an affiliated carrier, or if you have a Arik Air sponsored credit/charge card.

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