Nigerian Aviation Handling Company plc, NAHCo, a leading ground handling companies in Nigeria, has been honoured as the Air Cargo Company of 2013.
The company received the award at the weekend in Cross Rivers State at the Nigeria Aviation, NIGAV, Conference, Exhibition and Awards.
A statement by the spokesman of the company, Mr. Sanya Onayoade, said nahco aviance has become a two- time back-to- back winner of the NIGAV Awards, having won the “Handling Company of the Year award” at the 2012 edition.
The annual event is organised by FCI International Limited and seeks to recognise companies, organisations and individuals for best practices and outstanding contributions towards developing the aviation industry and related activities.
Onayoade outlined some of the achievements that qualified the company for the award to include its strong and exceptional corporate governance, broad working knowledge of the nation’s aviation industry, certification and membership of various international aviation bodies, quality service delivery, impressive clientele base and ownership and operation of the largest warehouse in sub-Sahara Africa.
It would be recalled that NAHCo was recently granted the free-trade-zone, which will further boost business in the country by the Federal Government.
Managing Director of the company, Mr. Kayode Oluwasegun-Ojo said the approval was given the company in February by the Nigerian Export Promotion Zone, NEPZA.
He emphasised that with the approval and the commencement of activities at the zone, which would be sighted at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, MMA, Lagos, it would improve significantly the traffic that
come into Nigeria and enhances the status of the country as an aviation cargo hub.