Aero Contractors Airline yesterday gave out 10 return flight tickets to members and officials of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Sokoto State.
The Sokoto-Abuja or Lagos tickets were given to six corps members who emerged winners at this year’s NYSC beauty pageant sponsored by the airline.
The contestants were drawn from 10 platoons with fashion parades and a quiz.
Speaking at the event, the Station Manager of Aero Contractors, Alhaji Abdulmalik Jubreen, said the gesture was another way of showing appreciation to corps members flying the airline.
Jubreen who described the airline as NYSC-friendly, added that the airline supported the event as part of its social responsibility.
“Our target is to encourage the camping corps members to also fly the airline. We are targeting no fewer than 3,000 corps members as our potential passengers. It is also our way of saying thank you to our valuable customers, especially the corps members who are taking the advantage of our friendly air fares and other services,” he said.
He added that the tickets offered with six months validation period would enable beneficiaries fly its schedule aircraft on economy class from Sokoto to either Abuja or Lagos, depending on their choice of destination.
The winners include; Isika Ijeoma who emerged as Miss Camp, Iormua Queen as 2nd Runner Up, Chukwuma Chinemerem Ongedikachi won Mr. Macho, Aghagba Ewomazino as Miss Ebony, Fagbaye Quelus won Mr. Ebony while Miss Orobo went to Ayannaga Ifeoluwa Blessing
In her remarks, Miss Camp, Isika Ijeoma, on behalf of the winners, thanked the management of Aero Contractors for organising the event, adding that the gesture was a clear indication of the management of the airline to the ideals of their corporate social responsibility.