Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC has won the contract to take over the ground handling services to one of the world’s foremost airlines, Ethiopian Airlines at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
SAHCO would be providing Ramp handling services, Cargo handling services & Warehousing services and other aviation related services to the airline starting from January 1st 2024.
Although SAHCO has been responsible for providing Cargo Handling and Warehousing services to Ethiopian Airlines from 2016 in Lagos, and full handling in Kano, the procurement of State-of-the-art equipment fitted with the technology; trained and customer friendly staff; seamless, safe and speedy service delivery has made them pick SAHCO as their new preferred handler at the Cargo Ramp in Lagos.
Ethiopian Airlines is the flag carrier of Ethiopia and is wholly owned by the Ethiopian government with its hub in Addis Ababa. Ethiopian Airlines is Africa’s largest Airline in terms of passengers carried, destinations served, fleet size and revenue and they have been flying into Nigeria for over 30 years.
According to Basil Agboarumi, the Managing Director/CEO, SAHCO, “SAHCO’s choice as the preferred ground handling company for full Ethiopian Airlines’ operations at the Cargo Ramp in Lagos is due to its pedigree and brilliant track record over the years. SAHCO has been providing Cargo Services & Warehousing for Ethiopian Airlines for quite a while now and we have displayed a high level of professionalism according to global best practices.
“This has instilled the trust and confidence which has influenced their decision to move their ground handling contract to us”.
He hinted further that with this business partnership between SAHCO and Ethiopian Airlines, customers are assured of speedy, safe and seamless ramp and cargo movements as they do business with the airline.