Tag: Aero Contractors

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RoqeebahApril 19, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 19th of April

Read these stories by clicking the links below: Just In: Buhari suspends SGF, NIA DG over alleged corruption, seized $50m ...

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ToluMarch 18, 2017

N49 million cash, 900 airline staff sacked | 5 numbers that mattered this week

N49million – The EFCC intercepted five sacks containing new naira notes of this amount at the Kaduna International airport. The ...

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AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Aero Contractors sacks 900 workers

Aero Contractors Airline has sacked 900 workers from its workforce. Media Consultant to the airline, Simon Tumba confirmed the development ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 20, 2016

After 4 months, Aero Contractors resumes flight operations

Airline operator, Aero Contractors has announced the resumption of its scheduled services across the country from Wednesday, December 21, 2016. ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Explainer: This is what is going on with the aviation industry

Arik, Nigeria’s largest airline, blamed the cancellation of all of its flights last week to a delay in getting insurance ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 13, 2016

This is why Arik Air suspended its operations

Few hours ago we reported the news that Arik Air operations were grounded. Arik Airline has now issued a statement ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 13, 2016

Arik Air reportedly shuts down operations

Arik airplanes are currently grounded across the country leaving hundreds of its air travellers stranded, according to Sahara Reporters. The airline has ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

Opinion: Aero collapsed due to Buhari’s failure to act on aviation

by David O. Kuranga The administration of President Buhari announced over a year ago that they plan to overhaul Nigeria’s ...

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RoqeebahAugust 31, 2016

A timeline: The downfall of Aero has been 16 years coming

As I now read news of Aero contractors suspending all its services from the first day of September (that’s tomorrow), ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 23, 2016

Analysis: Silverbird and AMCON – What happens next?

Silverbird cinemas takes the credit for reviving Nigeria’s cinema culture and taking it to a new level. Because of this, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 23, 2015

Aero Contractors fined millions for allowing passengers disembark with ladder

Aero Contractors Airlines has been penalised for allowing its passengers disembark from an aircraft with the use of a ladder. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 25, 2015

How a scared Buruji Kashamu fled from an Aero flight on Tuesday

Prince Buruji Kashamu, the embattled Senator, who is allegedly wanted in the United States, appears to be scared of two things- extradition ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 6, 2015

How 120 passengers on Aero Contractors escaped death yesterday

Over 120 passengers escaped the grasp of death when an Aero Contractors Airline Flight 180 from Lagos to Kaduna developed technical ...

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SolaMay 2, 2015

BBA Melvin Oduah survives ghastly car crash (LOOK)

by Anike Jacobs Big Brother Africa housemate, Melvin Oduah just survived a ghastly car accident last night in Benin. Earlier ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 27, 2015

Opinion: What are you guys, Aero Contractors or error contractors?

by Eromo Egbejule Nigerians have suddenly acquired superhuman powers and can now survive without oxygen or on a limited supply, ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 6, 2014

Chris Bamidele spent two days waiting for an Aero flight to take off – this is his story

by Chris Bamidele I have never been outside Nigeria, so I do not have another basis for comparison, but I ...

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December 5, 2013

Photos of passengers stranded at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (LOOK)

by Oge Okonkwo The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja has been shut down since Thursday leaving passengers stranded as two major ...

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December 5, 2013

REVEALED: Why we shut Abuja airport – Oduah

The Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, has stated the reason why the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was shut down on Thursday. ...

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December 5, 2013

Arik, Aero cancel all flights from Abuja as airport remains shut

Arik, Aero cancel all flights from Abuja as airport remains shut The two major functional domestic airlines in Nigeria, Aero ...

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November 26, 2013

It’s official! This is what the new national carrier, Nigerian Eagle looks like (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo There were reports from last week that prominent airline Aero Contractors has filled in the slot for ...

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November 22, 2013

Aero Contractors to be named national carrier, changes name to ‘Nigerian Eagle’

by Adeola Balogun The long wait for a Nigerian national carrier might soon be over as reports have it that ...

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November 9, 2013

Aero passengers left stranded on-board for hours after aircraft reportedly BREAKS DOWN (PHOTOS)

by ‘Jola Sotubo An Aero Contractors plane scheduled to fly from Abuja to Lagos yesterday was left on the runway ...

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October 26, 2013

Stranded Aero passengers complain over luggage chaos in Enugu

by ‘Jola Sotubo Passengers who boarded an Aero Contractors flight from Lagos to Enugu on Thursday have been left stranded ...

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August 31, 2013

Screaming female passenger causes panic aboard Aero flight

by Adeola Balogun Passengers aboard an Aero Contractors flight bound for Benin yesterday were treated to an unpleasant surprise. The ...

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April 13, 2013

Opinion: The customer service culture in Nigeria stinks – My experience

by Kehinde Olurode How can any organization worth its salt not care about the satisfaction of its customers? Why should ...

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March 29, 2013

Aero Contractors ordered to recall 650 sacked workers

by Rachel Ogbu Aero Contractors airline has been ordered to recall all dismissal letters given to 650 members its staff. ...

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March 25, 2013

“Provocating and shocking”: NLC weighs in on the sacking of 655 workers by Aero Contractors

by Rachel Ogbu The acting General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Emma Ugboaja, has condemned the sacking of ...

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March 22, 2013

Turbulence ahead: Airlines may stop flying to Kano, Yola & others due to bombings

by Chi Ibe   They can’t take it anymore it appears. Domestic airlines that fly to Kano, Maiduguri, Yola and ...

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December 9, 2012

Aero Contractors MD is out, reports say he was sacked

by Isi Esene Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s second largest airline has announced the resignation of its managing director, Akin George. According ...

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December 5, 2012

Giant of Africa: N9 billion spent annually to maintain Pres. Jonathan’s air fleet

by Akan Ido It has been revealed that about N9.08bn is being spent annually to maintain the Nigerian Presidential Air ...

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