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Building national carrier from combined assets of Aero Contractors, Arik toxic—AMCON


The viral speculation that government is working on a template, via the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to convert assets of Aero Contractors and Arik Airlines has been described as the most toxic business plan for the nation’s aviation industry. Currently both airlines are troubled and under the administration of the corporation. Managing Director of AMCON, Ahmed Kuru, who ...

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NCAA grounds smoking Aero Contractors aircraft at Lagos airport

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The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has grounded the Aero Contractors flight NG316 engulfed in smoke about 20 minutes after take-off, causing panic among the passengers. Image maker of the agency, Sam Adurogboye said the situation prompted the deployment of firefighting trucks to the Murtala Mohammed Airport 2, Lagos, to curtail any fire when the plane carrying 52 adults and ...

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