Avion Gold Corporation
TSX VENTURE : AVR

Avion Gold Corporation

April 06, 2009 15:00 ET

Avion Resources Grants Stock Options

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 6, 2009) - Avion Resources Corp. ("Avion Resources" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:AVR) is pleased to announce that it has granted a total of 3,680,000 options to various officers, directors, consultants and employees under the stock option plan of the Company. The options are exercisable at $0.29 per option and expire on April 6, 2014. The options shall vest immediately subject to the four month regulatory hold period. The grant of options remains subject to regulatory approval.

About Avion Resources Corp.

Avion is a Canadian-based gold producer focused in West Africa. Avion has a strong operational team, as well as a team of highly qualified geologists that is currently exploring various projects in Mali and reviewing growth and consolidation opportunities. The Company holds 80% of the Tabakoto and Segala gold projects in Mali. Gold production at these projects has commenced, with approximately 66,000 ounces of production forecast for 2009 rising to 101,400 ounces in 2012.

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