The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), has been named by South African Airways as a preferred Ground Handler in its Abuja operations.
This award kicks off the beginning of another long standing relationship between SAHCOL and South African Airways (SAA), in providing seamless services to the airline.
In a statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate Communications of SAHCOL Mr. Basil Agboarumi, he stated that by this contract, SAHCOL now has the single privilege of providing fast and expedient ground handling services to the SAA operations in Abuja, in the areas of Passenger, Ramp and Cargo Handling services.
He noted that SAHCOL has successfully established a very strong market presence in the Domestic and International aviation industry, with its unmatched expertise in providing exceptional passenger, ramp and cargo/warehousing services.
He enthused that the new structures and procedures made South African Airlines to opt for SAHCOL handling expertise at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, after its operation in Nigeria for several years.
He added that after the takeover of SAHCOL by the SIFAX Group in December, 2009, after which the Ground Handling Company became an ISAGO certified operator, SAHCOL has continued to expand and gain credibility of Domestic and International airlines operating within and into Nigeria.
He further explained that the current face of SAHCOL is witnessing massive deployment of modern state-of-the-art Ground Support Equipment (GSE), infrastructural development and trainings, geared towards its goal of meeting and exceeding customers’ expectations, while ensuring that Ground Handling assignment is carried out in an efficient, speedy and safe manner, by deploying appropriate tools.