Aero begins flights to Yola with reduced airfare

Aero Contractors has reduced airfare to Yola as it begins flight operations to the capital of Adamawa state. The airline, which is repositioning its scheduled and fixed wing operations as it increases aircraft in its fleet, marked its inaugural flight to Yola via Abuja on Tuesday with high load factor.  The airline’s Boeing 737-500 aircraft touched down at the Yola International Airport at exactly 6:00 pm to a ceremonial water salute by the airport firefighters and excited passengers who lauded the efficiency of the nation’s oldest carrier, known for its…

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Aero increases fleet, expands operations

Nigeria’s oldest airline, Aero Contractors has expanded operations with the delivery of more aircraft in its fleet. Aero Contractors in a statement signed by its management said the airline increased frequencies to Abuja from Port Harcourt, Sokoto, Asaba, Port Harcourt and Kano from Lagos. The airline said with the increase in the number of aircraft, it has increased its flight schedule, so from September 17 2018, it would increase its Abuja-Port Harcourt-Abuja, which is now daily flight. The airline also operates three daily flights on the Lagos-Abuja-Lagos route and Lagos-Port Harcourt…

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ATSSSAN issues 2 weeks ultimatum to Bi-Courtney to recall sacked staff

.. Warns FG to pay ex Nigeria Airways workers entitlements or there would be no guarantee for Nigerian Air .. Frowns at SAHCOL management for refusal to enlist in Stock Market The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, ATSSSAN has issued two weeks ultimatum to the management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, BASL to recall the 26 sacked staff whose appointments were inglorious terminated for joining the union or face disruption of its operations at Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, MMA2 in Lagos.…

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Aero’s B 737-500 set to return from C—check as 2nd aircraft rolls out from maintenance facility

Aero Contractors Boeing 737-500, taken out for C—checks about a year is set return to the country this weekend. Similarly, arrangement have also been concluded for the roll out of another aircraft, a B737-400 with the registration number 5N-BOC from the maintenance facility of the airline in the next two weeks. It was gathered that the airline had paid about 30 staff declared redundant in late 2017 about N70m  their outstanding salaries and severance packages in the last one month. According to a source, the B737-500 aircraft, which was taken…

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