Aero Resumes Flight Operations to Benin City Sept. 16



Posted by Sade Williams



Nigeria’s foremost airline, Aero Contractors, will resume flight operations to Benin City, the Edo State capital tomorrow, September 16, 2019.


Aero, the first in Nigeria and West African aviation industry to operate a maintenance facility, which conducts C- Checks on both local and international airplanes, said that operating flights into the ancient city Benin is another boost for the airline, known for safe, efficient and satisfactory services.


A statement issued by the Managing Director of the airline, Capt. Ado Sanusi, stated that the airline would operate into Benin City four times a week; Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.


Sanusi stated that the airline’s Boeing 737-500 aircraft would be used for the operations by nation’s oldest carrier known for efficiency, its goodwill and safety record.


Sanusi said Aero decided to resume flights to Benin in order to satisfy the yearnings of the people to have a reliable carrier.


He explained that for weekdays, the flight will depart Lagos to Benin City at 16:55 pm and out of Benin City to Lagos at 18:15pm, while on Sundays, it will depart Lagos to Benin City at 12:40 pm and out of Benin City to Lagos at 14:00pm.



The Aero CEO also noted that the airline intends to increase its flight frequencies to daily in the not too distant future.


“We are pleased to announce that Aero will expand its route network to Benin City on Monday, September 16,2019, the home of the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’ Edo, Ewuare II to further increase the airline’s route. We are also resuming this operations to give people from the state opportunity to make Aero their preferred choice of the airlines operating into the city.


“Resuming operations on the Benin route will reinforce the strength and quality of our brand. We will continue to offer the most reliable, safe and secure operations, which the airline is renowned for,” Sanusi said.



The airline, which is repositioning its scheduled and fixed wing operations, is poised to offer the best flight service to travellers to the ancient kingdom.


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