Aeroquest International Limited

Aeroquest International Limited

October 16, 2006 15:40 ET

Aeroquest International Limited Announces the Addition of a New Member to Its Board of Directors

MILTON, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 16, 2006) - Aeroquest International Limited ("Aeroquest")(TSX VENTURE:AQL) is also pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Keith Morrison to its board of directors. Mr. Morrison is a seasoned executive with many years of experience in geophysical surveys, being one of the founders of Quantec Geoscience, and in mineral exploration through his current role as CEO of Vismand Exploration Inc.

"I am very pleased to have the opportunity to announce the addition of Mr. Morrison to our board of directors," said Roy Graydon, CEO of Aeroquest: "Our ongoing objective is to maintain a board of diverse backgrounds and specific expertise, and Mr. Morrison's long experience as the head of a geophysical survey company and his ongoing work in mineral exploration is directly relevant to our company today and its ongoing development."

In addition, Aeroquest International Limited has agreed to grant a total of 60,000 incentive stock options exercisable at a price of $0.75 per share for a period of 5 years to four (4) independent directors of the company.

Finally, further to the Corporation's press release dated September 29, 2006 announcing its normal course issuer bid, please note that the termination date of the bid has been changed from October 8th to October 10th, 2007.

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