Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc has enhanced its operations with the acquisition of state-of-the-art ground handling equipment.
The equipment, which were unveiled at its Engineering and Maintenance Workshop in the Air Force Base at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, the company says cost over N1 billion.
Some of the equipment commissioned by SAHCO includes Ground Power Units (GPU), Load Banks, Tow bars, Tyre Removal Machines and 10 new engines for ground operations.
With the acquisition and use of the equipment, the Ground Handling company, which recently enlisted on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), has further cemented its position as the leading ground handling company in West and Central African Regions.
Mr. Basil Agboarumi, Managing Director of SAHCO, says that apart from the unveiled machines, some other equipment are currently at Onne Port in Port Harcourt awaiting final clearance.
Mr. Agboarumi emphasizes that SAHCO is already changing the face of aviation Ground Handling services in Nigeria with its latest acquisition, stressing that the company would consistently offer its clients the best of services anywhere in the country, adding that with the regularly upgrade and investment on equipment, SAHCO would be a force to reckon with in global aviation industry.
Agboarumi assures: “As a Ground Handling company, we ensure that we do ground handling to the highest industry standards. We understand we need to deploy equipment that will make our clients happy and we also know that we have to partner with our clients.
The equipment have safety devices that prevent damage to machines or aircraft. The equipment, manufactured in France, come with training for its technical personnel.
Photo Caption: Some of the new state-of-the-art equipment unveiled by SAHCO recently