SAHCO wins Best Aviation Handling Company in West Africa award

Mr. Basil Agboarumi, Managing Director, SAHCO PLC

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has been awarded the ‘Best Ground Handling Company in West Africa’ because of its outstanding activities in sustaining functional and efficient operations, adding value to cargo and the travel industry.

SAHCO received the award at the 5th edition of the Balafon Travel Awards held at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana.

The award, organized by ATQ News, was a segment of Accra Weizo which holds annually was instituted in 2009 by the publishers of ATQ News, is organized in partnership with AKWAABA African Travel Market.

Speaking at the event, Vice Chairman of SAHCO, Barr Chike Ogeah, said that seamless travel is a major contributor to passenger experience and customer retention in air travel market, adding that civil aviation rules, immigration processes, ticket fares and airport facilities facilitate it too.

Ogeah, who was represented at the event by the Managing Director of SAHCO, Mr. Basil Agboarumi, emphasized that a seamless travel experience in West Africa will be the beginning of open doors for the West African countries in terms of import and export.

Ogeah presented a paper presentation on ‘Seamless Travel in West Africa: Challenges and prospects of inter-connecting West Africa.’

In a related development, Etihad Airlines has recognized SAHCO as the Best Handling Company in all its African and Indian Subcontinents stations overtaking the Indian Subcontinents for the first time.

DHL Aviation has similarly endorsed SAHCO during its ground handling quality, safety and performance audit of 2019 as ‘a complete and very professional ground service provider’.

This further testifies to the exceptional services rendered by SAHCO that are ISAGO and RA3 certified.

SAHCO is incorporated as an Aviation Ground Handling Service provider under the Nigerian Companies and Allied Matters Act of 1990 .It is a Public Limited enterprise involved in the activities which includes Passenger Handling, Ramp Handling, Cargo Handling and Warehousing, Aviation security, Baggage Reconciliation, Crew bus and Executive Lounge services and other related Ground Handling services.

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