Aero Contractors suspend flights over coronavirus

Aero Contractors on Tuesday suspended all their flights for two weeks, beginning from 26 March.

The Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Captain Ado Sanusi announced the decision in Lagos Sanusi said the suspension is meant to support the effort of the Federal Government to stop the Coronavirus pandemic from spreading further.

“This is also in line with the decision of the Lagos State Government, which has prohibited any gathering that is more than 20 persons.

“Coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is a global threat to our humanity and considering its devastating effect on many countries where it has led to the death of thousands of people.

“We, therefore, crave the understanding of our esteemed customers to recognise our decision as a responsible corporate citizen and our support for full government effort to protect our citizens.

Sanusi said the management of the airline would review the progress to contain the virus at the expiration of the two weeks before resuming operations.