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Aero Contractors announces suspension of flight operations



Aero Contractors operators of Cally Air has announced that it would suspend passengers flights operations indefinitely from Wednesday, July 20.

In a statement issued on Monday, the airline’s management said the decision was a result of the challenging operating environment it faced daily.

The airline said the situation was made worse as some of its aircraft were undergoing maintenance and we’re unavailable for use.

“Due to the impact of the challenging operating environment on our daily operations, the management of Aero Contractors Company of Nig. Ltd. wishes to announce the temporary suspension of its scheduled passenger service operations with effect from Wednesday, July 20, 2022,” the airline said.

The news comes days after Ibom Air said its passengers will experience flight delays in the coming weeks due to scarcity of aviation fuel and the closure of the domestic runway at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos.

Domestic airline operators within the past three months have lamented about the sudden increase in aviation fuel and have threatened to halt operations repeatedly.

Airlines had earlier increased their flight base fareto N50,000 and above since February this year, with many Nigerians criticising the move.

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