Friday, Sep 22, 2017
AEROCONTRACTORS


ABOUT THE COMPANY: 

Aero is a well respected aviation service provider in the rotary wing (helicopter) offshore oil and gas sector, plus the fixed wing scheduled and charter passenger service sector .  Aero is uniquely placed in the Nigerian market to offer both rotary and fixed wing services to the highest international standards of safety.

Currently the fastest growing Nigerian carrier, Aero is focused on bringing to the customers, world class aviation services with affordable fares, quality on-board service, good customer relations, with effective online services and operational competence. Aero pride itself on its punctuality and safety record. Aero has established itself as the leading regional and innovative carrier in West Africa.

CORPORATE PROFILE:

Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria , Aero operates a combined fleet of around 20 helicopters and 15 fixed wing aircraft ranging from 50 seat Dash 8 to 144 seat Boeing 737-400/500, employing about 1,300 personnel.  Aero has received many accolades for scheduled operations, consistently offering the most reliable services and best value fares whilst introducing new initiatives into the local market always.

HISTORY:

Aero Contractors Company of Nigeria was formed in 1959 and was wholly owned by Schreiner Airways B.V of the Netherlands. It became a company with initially 40% Nigerian holding in 1973 and subsequently 60% in 1976.

In January 2004 Schreiner Airways was bought by Canadian Helicopter Corporation (CHC) who acquired 40% holding of Aero contractors while 60% majority share remained within the Ibru family group. Currently, Aero is wholly owned by the Ibru family.

The Company started in the early 1960′s as an air charter operator .From this humble beginning in the 1970′s, Aero has gone-on to provide both rotary and fixed wing services to all the major oil, gas and related support companies working in Nigeria and in West African sub-region.

MISSION:

To provide safe, reliable, efficient and seamless air transportation by offering the best equipment for the task, excellent maintenance, high operating standards and good customer care with a qualified and motivated work force

VISION:

To be the leading air service provider in Africa operating to international best practices and standards

INFORMATION TO HIGHLIGHT:

Oldest air transport service provider in Nigeria with both fixed and rotary wing division and unbroken operations since 1960


Address: Domestic Wing, M/Muhammd Int’l Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +234 (0) 1 7901348/9
Web: http://www.flyaero.com

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