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COVID-19: Aero Contractors offers FG fleet to distribute relief items

AERO Contractors has stepped up in the fight against the COVID-19 virus in the country offering  its aircraft both fixed wing and helicopters to the federal government for airlift of relief materials, medical equipment and personnel to combat the pandemic. Chief Executive Officer of the company, Captain Ado Sanusi said …

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Aero responds to issues generated on flight carrying former VP’s son, Bauchi Governor

 Says it is working with health authorities on contact tracing on Flight MANAGEMENT of Aero Contractors have revealed that it is currently cooperating with relevant authorities health and otherwise towards taking necessary measures with other passengers on the flight that ferried both Governor  of Bauchi State, His Excellency, Sen Bala …

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MMIA Operations: Minister apologizes over visibility debacle as authorities battle to restore normalcy

Says inclement weather coincided with replacement of Cat 2 ILS Qatar diverts Lagos flights to Abuja NCAA appeals for understanding, as airlines  send out cancellation and delay notices MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has apologized over the continuous hardship for operators to land at the Murtala Muhammed International airport …

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Aero MRO has capacity for Embraers, NGs but will gravity towards market- Capt Sanusi

CHIEF Executive Officer of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi has said the Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) part of the organization’s business is prepared to meet new challenges as its engineers are now trained on 737NGs, Embraers along with their certification for 737 Classics and the Dash 8 Q-300/400. The Aero …

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Updated: New Visa Policy 2020, Azman Air’s A340, FAAN and others through the lens

FEDERAL Government launched the new Visa Policy 2020 last Tuesday, Azman Air also during the week took delivery of an Airbus A340-600 to boost its capacity for international operations, Aero Contractors at the MRO Africa 2020 in Addis Ababa; the Airport Council International (ACI) Airport Service Quality sensitization programme and …

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Aero expands route network, increases frequency

FROM January 20, 2020, Aero Contractors, which has the highest record of air safety in Nigeria, operating for over 60 years, would extend its services to Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Asaba, Abuja-Asaba and Warri-Port Harcourt. According to the Head of Commercial of the airline, Mr Rogers Cookey, the routes will be operated as …

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The path to grow Nigeria’s Aviation

By Simon Tumba FOR a long time aviation stakeholders have been expressing concern over the stagnant or retarding predicament of this massive sector, considering our natural, human and economic potentials. Perhaps based on these factors, including the $1.3 billion annually repatriated by foreign airlines, Senator Hadi Sirika put out a …

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President honours FAAN staff, Air Peace Embraer order, NAHCO GMD @ LAAC Gateway forum

PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari this week honoured a staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs. Josephine Ugwu for her rare but consistent show of honesty and integrity, while Air Peace continues to fly Nigeria’s flag making firm orders for three extra aircraft at the Dubai Air Show; Aero …

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Elin Group Nigeria orders three Dash 8-400 at $99 million from DHC

Aero contractors to handle aircraft maintenance, spares; logistics ELIN Group of Nigeria at the Dubai Air Show, has made a firm order of three Dash 8-400 turboprops worth $99 million from De Havilland Canada set to be delivered in 2020 to airlift oil and gas personnel in and out of …

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Updated: Aero Contractors introduces new routes, increases fleet

Sanusi also said that Aero has increased its helicopter fleet from three (3) to Seven (7) with plans to make it ten (10) to enable it service the Niger- Delta region because of the Oil and Gas business thriving there, stating that the airline before venturing into commercial operations was chiefly a helicopter service which served that region as well as the Gulf of Guinea.

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