The Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc has been awarded the contract of providing passenger, baggage and ramp handling services to Uganda Airlines, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
Uganda Airlines, which is the flag carrier of the Republic of Uganda would be flying from Entebbe International Airport in Uganda thrice a week to Lagos, Nigeria, is rated at the top of the list of the youngest fleets of the world airlines.
The Ugandan Country Manager, Mr Patrick Ziwa expressed the airline’s excitement in working with SAHCO.
Speaking about the development, SAHCO said it has been able to attract and retain the confidence of both its existing airlines and the new airlines due to the seamless, safe and speedy service delivery the handling company is known for.
SAHCO is the only aviation ground handling company that is present in all the commercially operated airports in Nigeria.
It has invested on modern aviation ground support equipment (GSE) which operate on alternative power sources and are rugged to enable effective maneuvering in the Nigerian terrain.
Meanwhile, Ibom Air has signed an aviation ground handling contract with SAHCO to handle its regional flights starting with the Lagos to Accra route, by providing passenger handling services, baggage handling services, ramp handling services, cargo handling services and premium lounge services.
Despite operating in a challenging industry, SAHCO said it has ensured that its focus is to confirm operational excellence, which has helped in the handling of an array of aviation clients that enjoy customer specific services that are unique to them.
SAHCO is presently providing services to Aero Contractors, African World Airways, Air Cote D’Ivoire, KLM, Air France, Air Peace, Arik Air, Allied Air, Badr Airlines, Bristol Helicopters, British Airlines, Camair-Co, Caverton Helicopters, Dana Air, DHL Aviation, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates Airlines, Execujets, Green Africa Airlines, Ibom Air, Inter Air, Max Air, Middle East Airlines.
Overland Airways, South African Airways, TAAG Angola, Tarco Airlines, United Airlines, United Nigeria, Airlines, XE Jet, Value Jet, Virgin Atlantic Cargo.