SAHCO expands warehouse, acquires new handling equipment

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L-R- Mrs. Toyin Oladipo, Senior Marketing Manager, Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO); Mr. Basil Agboarumi, Managing Director/CEO, SAHCO; Captain Dele Ore, an aviation expert ; Mr. Philip Weetherall, Managing Director, NAHCO Free Trade Zone and Mr. Kinsley Nwokoma, President, Chairman of AFARN during the 29th Association of Foreign Airlines and Representatives in Nigeria (AFARN)Summit/Awards in Lagos, Nigeria.

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has acquired a fleet of brand new ground handling equipment and expanded its cargo warehouse to boost its operations to accommodate its growing activities.

The equipments are baggage carts, conveyor belts, passenger steps and static pallets which are of high quality with exceptional features.

The passenger steps are manufactured in Italy by Bombelli and are equipped with peculiar safety features that prevent unwarranted interference, some of which include censors that automatically slow it down to snail speed to avoid any form of collision with aircraft. The ground support equipment can both be remotely and manually operated thereby making usage very flexible. They can be used for both wide and narrow body aircrafts seamlessly.

The conveyor belts are the latest model in the aviation market and are equipped with Aircraft Proximity Censor which gives a signal when approaching the aircraft to avoid collision and they can go as high as 6ft unlike the old model which could only do about 3 feet.

Also, the static pallet dollies are made of synthetic aluminum which prevents rusts, very rugged and easy to lift from all angles without folding or damaging the flat bed. The new baggage carts model has special features which include higher ground clearance that enhances accessibility, a canopy, and is kitted with synthetic aluminum that prevents rust.

 According to SAHCO, the company’s constant investments in ultra-modern equipment are one of the reasons the organization stands out among its competitors.

Recently, SAHCO invested in brand new baggage tow tractors to boost its operations across the country, this immense investment in modern technology and state-of-the-art equipment which has resulted in excellent performance has boosted clients’ confidence and even brought about interest in intending clients.

Furthermore, SAHCO has expanded its export warehouse to accommodate the growing export business which is fitted with brand new modern cargo scanners to make export cargo processing safe, effective and speedy.

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