Arik Air is introducing a new service between Nigeria and Gabon as part of the airline’s expansion programme. Commencing February 12, 2016, Arik Air will be flying from both Nigerian cities of Lagos and Port Harcourt to Libreville, Gabon.
This will be the first international route launch in 2016 by any airline in Nigeria and also the first in the series of new destinations the airline is planning for its 10th anniversary year.
The Lagos-Port Harcourt-Libreville service will operate thrice weekly on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday out of Lagos/Port Harcourt and on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday out of Libreville.
The outbound flight departs Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 5:20pm and arrives in Port Harcourt International Airport at 6:30pm. The flight thereafter continues onto Libreville, leaving Port Harcourt at 7:15pm and arriving in Libreville International Airport at 8:30pm.The inbound fight departs Libreville at 7:30am and arrives in Port Harcourt at 8:45am. The flight then leaves Port Harcourt at 9:30am and arrives into Lagos at 10:40am. All times are local.