Company Profile


Founded in 1959, Aero Contractors or simply Aero, is one of West Africa's oldest Aviation Companies. Aero is a well-respected aviation service provider operating scheduled commercial and helicopter services.

From inception, Aero played a key role in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria, providing services in the rotary wing (helicopter) offshore oil and gas sector as well as fixed wing scheduled and charter passenger services. Aero is uniquely placed in the Nigerian market to offer both rotary and fixed wing services to the highest international standards of safety.

Aero has established itself as the leading innovative carrier in West Africa.

Currently a well-known Nigerian carrier, Aero is focused on bringing customers world class aviation services with best of fares, quality on-board services, good customer relations with effective online services and operational competence. Aero prides itself in its punctuality and safety records.

Corporate Profile

Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, Aero operates a combined fleet of around 3 helicopters and 4 fixed wing aircraft ranging from 50 seat Dash 8-300 to 140 seat Boeing 737-400/500, employing about 700 personnel. Aero has received many accolades for scheduled operations, consistently offering the most reliable services and best value fares whilst introducing new initiatives into the local market to empower more people to fly more often. With its excellent safety record, Aero has consistently invested in safety and security of its customers, equipment, operations and staff.


Aero Contractors Company of Nigeria Limited (ACN) has three divisions:

Aero Nigeria – Providing scheduled fixed wing passenger services to various Nigerian domestic airports and charter operations within Nigeria and some African countries.

Rotary Wing – Providing helicopter services to different sectors in the economy, especially the Oil & Gas

MRO – Providing Own aircraft and third-party aircraft maintenance up to D-check on B-737 Classics.