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AERO contractors takes delivery of two Airbus 320

By Idu Jude
The management of Aero Contractors, one of Nigeria’s oldest aviation company has said that its management has been rescued from near-collapse, as it struggles to survive the economic hardship.

The company’s CEO Captain Mamood Abdulahi, made the remark in Abuja Thursday, shortly after taking delivery of two Airbus 320 from Heston airline based in Lithuania.

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The CEO noted that, for the company to remain in business, as the oldest airliner in Nigeria, it is considered a contributor to the economy of the country. ” We are here because aviation is the heartbeat of any Nation.

According to him, the two aircraft leased by House of Five A’s will boost the fleet of the airline and provide the much-needed capacity to serve the Nigerian market. The aircraft is the first of its kind in the Nigerian market.

Capt. Mahmood said: “We are pleased to secure these two aircraft through House of Five A’s which will boost our fleet and give us the needed capacity in the Nigerian market while making us more efficient and offer more comfort to our customers.

“These new-generation aircraft are suitable to our operations in this market. We have established an excellent relationship with the lessors and the financier and we are looking forward to a stronger relationship between both parties.

Aero Contractors is currently in Receivership by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Captain Mahmood was appointed Managing Director of Aero Contractors in January to build on the success of his predecessor Captain Ado Sanusi. In nine months he has strengthened the airline, expanding the frontiers of the Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) arm of the company and increasing its capacity to maintain more aircraft. CONTRACTORS TAKES DELIVERY OF TWO AIRBUS 320

Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s oldest aviation company has taken delivery of two Airbus 320 from Heston airline based in Lithuania.

The two aircraft arrived in Abuja this afternoon and were immediately received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja by the Managing Director of the airline, Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood, along with other senior executives of the airline.

The two aircraft leased by House of Five A’s will boost the fleet of the airline and provide the much-needed capacity to serve the Nigerian market. The aircraft is the first of its kind in the Nigerian market.

Capt. Mahmood said: “We are pleased to secure these two aircraft through House of Five A’s which will boost our fleet and give us the needed capacity in the Nigerian market while making us more efficient and offer more comfort to our customers.

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“These new-generation aircraft are suitable to our operations in this market. We have established an excellent relationship with the lessors and the financier and we are looking forward to a stronger relationship between both parties.

Aero Contractors is currently in Receivership by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Captain Mahmood was appointed Managing Director of Aero Contractors in January to build on the success of his predecessor Captain Ado Sanusi. In nine months he has strengthened the airline, expanding the frontiers of the Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) arm of the company and increasing its capacity to maintain more aircraft.

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