Aero Contractors Company of Nigeria Limited, is a state controlled Nigerian Airline which was founded in 1959 and began operations in 1960. They offer a wide range of services such as domestic and international passenger flights, helicopter services, air charter, and third party aircraft services.
Aero Contractors is Nigeria’s oldest airline and currently has two divisions namely; Aero Nigeria and Rotary Wing. Aero Nigeria offers passenger services to various destinations while Rotary Wing provides helicopter services to oil & gas Industries in Nigeria.
The right tool to book Aero Contractors flights
You can book Aero flights on their booking portal/website, Aero Contractor offices, or through your travel agent. Booking through the booking portal can be done from the comfort of your home or office, booking through your local travel agent may require your presence or not, while booking at Aero Contractor offices requires you to be physically present.
Aero Contractors booking Portal
To access Aero Contractors booking portal, visit www.flyaero.com and locate the “Book your Flights” tab. Fill in the required information to search for available flights. You can then select your flights based on your preferred schedule and fare. After this, you can make payments to complete the booking process.
Aero Contractors payment Options
You can make payments for your tickets using your debit cards— Verve, Visa, & MasterCard, Etranzact debit cards & Pocketmoni, or book on hold to pay with U-MO e-wallet, QuickTeller, or at designated bank branches.
You can also make use of your voucher to complete your payment. Tickets booked on hold have to be paid for within 24 hours or will automatically be cancelled.
Aero Contractors check-in Options
Airport check-in starts 2 hours before scheduled departure and closes 40 minutes to departure time. Failure to show up for your flight without prior notice attracts a no-show fee of N3,000.
You can also check-in online up to 3 hours to your flight. Online check-in requires you to enter your name, surname, and booking reference on the check-in platform to get started.
Baggage allowance and policies
Checked baggage allowance for Business class is a maximum of 30kg, and 20kg for Economy class. Any baggage in excess of this allowance attracts an excess fee per kilo.
One piece of hand luggage which should not be more than 6 kg and 45cm x 33cm x 20cm, is allowed in the cabin. Valuable or fragile articles should be kept in the hand luggage rather than checked baggage.
For detailed information on prohibited items, baggage specifications, and other policies, see Conditions of Carriage.
Currently, Aero Contractors only fly domestic routes which include: Abuja, Asaba, Benin, Kano, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Sokoto, Warri, and Yola.
Aero Contractors Vs other Domestic Airlines
Despite being the oldest airline in Nigeria, Aero Contractors holds its own when compared to other domestic flights in terms of safety and in-flight experience. However, reviews suggest a much needed improvement in poor customer service, and payment issues in cases where passengers are being debited without receiving e-ticket.
Offices and contacts
Aero Contractors operates from Murtala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos as its headquarters. Click here to view the location of Aero offices nationwide.