Breaking News: Aero Contractors Airlines Quits Operation
Aero Contractors Airlines Defer scheduled services in Nigeria:
Aero Contractors Airlines(One of Nigeria’s largest commercial carrier), has suspended its scheduled services beginning from Thursday 1st September, 2016. A statement released by management today stated that the airline had faced weighty challenges in the past six months which impacted its business and scheduled services operations.
The suspension of their scheduled services was part of a strategic business realignment to re-position the airline and return it to profitability. Part of the statement read:
“The impact of the external environment has been very harsh on our operational performance, hence management decision to suspend scheduled services operations indefinitely effective September 1, 2016, pending when the external opportunities and a robust sustainable and viable plan is in place for Aero Contractors to recommence its scheduled services.
The implication of the suspension of scheduled services operations extends to all staffs directly and indirectly involved in providing services as they are effectively to proceed on indefinite leave of absence during the period of non-services.
We are aware of the impact this will have on our staff and our highly esteemed customers, hence we have initiated moves to ensure that we are able to return back to operations within the shortest possible time, offering reliable, safe and secure operations, which the airline is known for.”