Monday, May 27, 2013

► NIGERIA: AeroContractors planning big regional push before Q4 of this year.

Nigeria's second largest airline, Aero Contractors, is considering a big push into the subregion following the recent announcement of its inaugural flights to Douala, Cameroon's largest city, set for today 27 May.

An AeroContractors 737 in Accra, Ghana
AeroContractors 737 in Accra, Ghana (Oluniyi D. Ajao)
In a statement to Panapress, the airline's Accounting Officer, Capt. Russell Lee Foon, said:
''The launch of the route is part of our strategy of focusing on operations in Africa, which is a key growth area for the airline and also in line with the airline’s regional expansion programme,'' he said.
Captain Foon added Aero would also launch flights to Libreville (Gabon), Monrovia (Liberia), Freetown (Sierra Leone) and Brazzaville (Congo) before the end of the year.

Aero currently serves a largely domestic network with flights to Accra, Ghana its only regional route.