Avion Gold Corporation

Avion Gold Corporation

May 19, 2009 14:35 ET

Avion Resources to Hold Conference Call to Update Shareholders Wednesday, May 20th, at 10:30 a.m.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) - Avion Resources Corp. ("Avion" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AVR), today announces that it will host a conference call tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20th, 2009 at 10:30 a.m., for one hour to provide shareholders with an update on the Company and the increase in its resource previously announced in a press release dated May 19th, 2009.

Stan Bharti, Chairman, will chair the call, with a company update from John Begeman, President and CEO, followed by an update on the resource by Don Dudek, VP Exploration. There will be a question and answer period following the update.

Interested parties are welcome to call in using the information provided below.

Toronto 416-340-8018
Toll Free in U.S. & Canada 1-866-223-7781
International +1-416-340-8018

About Avion Resources Corp.

Avion is a Canadian-based gold company focused in West Africa. 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 with an expected cash cost of US$505 per ounce of gold. Avion has a highly skilled management team, with a focus on growth and consolidation within West Africa.

Should you wish to receive Company news via email, please email info@avionresources.com and specify "AVR News" in the subject line.

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities law. Forward-looking information typically contain words such as "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "potential", or similar words suggesting future outcomes and include, statements regarding corporate strategy; and the availability of acquisition opportunities. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from such information. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, among others, commodity prices, third party risks, acquisition risks, risks inherent in the oil and gas industry, licensing risks, financing risks, regulatory risks and environmental concerns. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information.

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