February 7, 2023

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AERO Partnership with UMZA Air Births One DASH Q-400

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UmzaXpress’ Dash-8 (Q-400) to be operated by Aero of Nigeria

Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s oldest aviation company has taken delivery of the first set of two Dash-8 (Q-400) aircraft, Thursday afternoon, at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.

The Nigerian registered aircraft owned by UMZA Air will be operated by Aero Contractors under a joint venture agreement between both parties.

The Dash 8 aircraft is one of the most fuel-efficient and modern aircraft in the market and has a capacity of 74 seats.

Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood, Managing Director, Aero

The second aircraft was said will be due for delivery in a couple of days.

The Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood said: “we are pleased to inform our customers and stakeholders of the delivery of this aircraft under a joint venture agreement with UMZA Air

Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood said further that, “we missed our customers over the last few weeks and we are eager to offer our services to our highly esteemed passengers”, he said.

He explained that “once we are ready to commence operation we shall officially inform the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). We shall announce our resumption of services with a new schedule soon, once we are ready,” Capt Mahmood emphasised.

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