Nigeria’s leading ground handling service provider, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company, NAHCO Plc, has secured another handling contract from United State based Airlines for the next three years.
The United Airlines, which exited the Lagos airspace since 2016, is making a return in November, with NAHCO as its preferred partner to provide passenger and ground handling services.
NAHCO’s Group Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial, Prince Saheed Lasisi, while making the announcement, expressed excitement on the feat, described it as a boost for the industry, “NAHCO is excited to be the chosen one, we welcome United Airlines back to our airspace, and we are ever ready to provide the airline quality handling at all times, as being currently provided to our numerous client airlines’’.
The Company recently signed a five-year contract with Qatar Airways in Abuja, as well as renewed the Lagos contract for another five years. And in the word of Prince Lasisi, ‘’with the new contracts, which run for five years and coupled with the additional frequencies of Qatar flights to Nigeria and Ghana, we are glad to go even further to provide the top -notch services for which we are known and have offered the airline for the past nine years’’.
The newly renewed contracts cover all service areas, as it will see NAHCO provide passenger, cargo, and ground handling services to Qatar Airways. It also includes the provision of crew transportation and other ancillary services to the respected airliner.
NAHCO also renewed its contracts with Egypt Air and Royal Air Maroc for another three years. The new signings and renewals signal NAHCO’s commitment to service excellence and reaffirm its leadership position in the nation’s ground handling business.