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AERO WINS BEST WEST AFRICAN AIRLINE OF THE YEAR 2012
LAGOS: 04 December 2012: Aero, the leading e-airline in West Africa has won the Best West African Airline of the Year 2012 Award at the West African Tourism and Hospitality Awards (WATHAWARDS) held on the 30th of November 2012, at Golden Tulip Hotel and Conference Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.
Aero’s win of the award confirms the airline’s decision to offer services in the Nigerian market to the highest international standards.
In the words of Adedayo Adesugba, the President of the Awards group, he said: “The West African Tourism and Hospitality award is formed to recognize organizations and individuals in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry, and as a platform for acknowledging and rewarding creativity among all the participants and operators within the West African region.
This event is the largest gathering of Hospitality practitioners within the region. It has over 5000 voters and evaluators involved in the processes with at least 500 operators at the Gala night award ceremony.
“We recognize the role Aero has been playing in ensuring that the travelling needs in the ECOWAS region are constantly met.”
Commenting on the award, the Managing Director of Aero, Mr Obaro Solomon Ibru, said: “We are delighted to have won the West African Airline of the year award. We will, however, not relent in our efforts but we will continually look at new and exciting ways of meeting and even exceeding the flying expectations of Nigerians.”
Aero has grown to be one of the most reputable regional carriers in West Africa operating over 50 flights with a fleet of modern 737s and Bombardier Dash 8. The airline operates flights to major domestic destinations including Accra, Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Warri, Owerri, Uyo, Benin, Enugu and Kano, with plans to open more routes within Nigeria.
Aero also offers reliable helicopter service solutions which cover the oil and gas industry, ad-hoc spot charters, search and rescue, aerial photography and medical evacuations. We have the capacity, skills and experience to deliver personalized services to suit our customers’ operational needs.