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AIB confirms ‘brownout’ as cause of Vice President Osibanjo’s 2019 helicopter crash

Releases three other investigation reports with 9 safety recommendations ACCIDENT investigation Bureau (AIB), has today released four final accident reports and issued another nine (9) safety recommendations including the report of the Caverton Augusta Westland 139 Helicopter 5N-CML crash involving the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo in Kabba, Kogi State. Other reports released are the Aero Contractors Bombardier Dash 8-Q-400 with …

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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 that it is the contribution of the airline in support …

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NCAT, Aero, FAAN and other activities that colored the week

THIS week Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) signed an MoU WITH Aero Contractors on training, then the college’s Rector Captain Abdulsalami held a session with the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) where he responded to issues surrounding the training college, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) management team was in Margaret Ekpo Int’l Airport to appraise the …

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Divergent reactions trail calls to make Arik Air National Carrier (Part Two)

As Sirika maintains airline unfit for national carrier The discourse on the National carrier issue deepens with others, including the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika lending thoughts towards whether or not government will make what they believe is the right decision and put to rest the feeling of uncertainty with regards the fate of Nigeria Air and what Government …

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Divergent reactions trail call to make Arik Air National Carrier (Part One)

“To me, as I said on the Flightdeck Forum, the option remains Arik, Arik, Arik or look for a domestic carrier or any other carrier within to partner to start it. When you partner with another airline to start it then you are having three government carriers in place. I feel it’s a good thing, I am happy AMCON has changed their tone we are yet to hear from the Federal Government although we only saw that money was budgeted but we are not sure what route they would take. And if you look at the amount budgeted, that amount cannot do anything to start a national carrier from the scratch. As at today we have not seen a clear cut investor that is ready to partner with FG, I think the best way to go is to look at the Arik, Aero option and move with it.”

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