Based on its top-notch records in the Nigerian ground handling sub-sector of the aviation industry , Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, (NAHCO Plc) has signed another five year ground handling with Qatar Airways.
With this development, NAHCO will not only handle the operations of the Lagos and Abuja airports, but will include the recently added Port Harcourt and Kano airports for Qatar Airways.
According to a statement by the spokesperson of the ground handling company, Samuel Akinrinmade, the contract is scheduled to take effect from March, 2022.
Speaking on the renewed contract, NAHCO Plc’s Group Executive Director, Commercial and Business Development, Prince Saheed Lasisi described the feat as reward for hard work and commitment on the part of Management and Staff of NAHCO Plc. Lasisi expressed excitement on the achievement, describing it as a boost for both companies.
Prince Lasisi noted that it is committed to maintaining its leadership position in the ground handling business and as such, will not relent.
In his words, he said, “The support from the Board of Directors has helped in no small measure, as new Ground Support Equipment are being made available to us for ease of operations. We are therefore primed to continue our excellent service delivery to Qatar Airways.”
NAHCO Plc currently has an all-encompassing contract with Qatar Airways in Lagos and Abuja, providing passenger, cargo, and ramp handling services to Qatar Airways, which also includes the provision of crew transportation and other ancillary services to the airline.