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Aero resumes flights to Douala

By on May 26, 2013

Aero Contractors has announced that, effective May 27, the airline will commence thrice weekly flight operations between Accra and Douala.

Addressing aviation reporters yesterday in their corporate head office, Lagos, the Accountable Officer of the airline, Captain Russell Lee Foon, said the Douala flight, which will be operated with a Boeing 737, will depart Accra for Douala at 8:00 via Lagos; while Douala to Accra flight departs Douala at 13:00 to Accra through Lagos.

Lee Foon said the Douala route is the airline second regional destination and will soon commence flight operations to central Africa.

According to the official, Libraville, Conakry, Dakar, Morovia, Kinshasha routes will be aggressively pursued and operated in 2013. When asked why the airline had to suspend operations to some regional routes before, Lee Foon said the airline had learnt from “ the mistakes of the past as every route must pay for itself “

Speaking also about these services, Obaro Ibru, Aero’s Acting Managing Director, said: ”We are making travel more convenient and reliable for our customers. It is a proud moment to welcome Douala into the family, a destination which we are confident will serve our customers well. It

will give them more choices and flexibility in planning their business and leisure trips.

“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.”