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Oando Aviation Nigeria

Old 3rd Oct 2012, 06:36
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Oando Aviation Nigeria

Hello Ladies and Gents, does anybody know how many airplanes Oando operates in Nigeria and who manages their aviation department and operate their airplanes?
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Old 3rd Oct 2012, 08:45
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They are a fuel supplier, not an airline.
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Old 3rd Oct 2012, 14:14
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Fuel supplier, yes. Aircraft operator, yes too.

And "fuel supplier" is a bit unfair, for the rapidly expanding, and now, publicly quoted company (Canada and Nigeria), is into a very wide range of oil businesses. What's lacking for now, is a refinery, but I won't be surprised if they add one soon.

As for aviation, they fly two Hawker 800s. I don't know the facts but the operation is as well suited for South African management as scores others, in Nigeria. That means Execujet, NAC or other new operators from SA
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Old 4th Oct 2012, 12:46
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OANDO

They operate 3 AC
A CL 300 , Hawker 900XP, Hawker 4000

All Managed by Empire Aviation Dubai
They have an in house semi management/dispatch outfit called Triton Aviation who try to look after the operation in Lagos (as you can imagine its a mess run by bunch of rookies)


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Old 6th Oct 2012, 11:02
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Thanks for the information.
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Old 11th Oct 2012, 06:55
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However, the Principle is a great guy to fly for, and so are his Brother and Uncle. Really enjoyed my time there, albeit that was 2006.
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Old 18th Oct 2012, 11:08
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The aircraft are managed by Empire Aviation in Dubai, i worked for them for 3 years and they are a great company
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