Aero Contractors Airline on Wednesday announced that it would suspend its scheduled services from Thursday September 1, 2016.
In a statement from the management of the airline in which it stated that the development was part of the strategic business realignment to reposition the airline and return it to the part of profitability.
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“The impact of the external environment has been very harsh on our operational performance, hence management decision to suspend scheduled services operations indefinitely effectiveSeptember 1, 2016 pending when the external opportunities and a robust sustainable and viable plan is in place for Aero Contractors to recommence its scheduled services.
“The implication of the suspension of scheduled services operations extends to all staffs directly and indirectly involved in providing services as they are effectively to proceed on indefinite leave of absence during the period of non-services,” the statement stated.
It added that “We are aware of the impact this will have on our staff and our highly esteemed customers, hence we have initiated moves to ensure that we are able to return back to operations within the shortest possible time, offering reliable, safe and secure operations, which the airline is known for.”