Ethiopian Airlines selects SAHCO to handle flights in Lagos

Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) has won a handling contract for Ethiopian Airlines at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria.

SAHCO will be providing ramp and cargo handling services, and warehousing services and other aviation related services to the airline.

The company has been responsible for providing cargo handling and warehousing services to Ethiopian Airlines in Lagos and full handling services in Kano since 2016.

Ethiopian Airlines is the flag carrier of Ethiopia and is wholly owned by the Ethiopian government with its hub in Addis Ababa. It 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.

Managing Director/CEO, SAHCO, Basil Agboarumi, said: "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."

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