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Ethiopian Airline, SAHCOL seal deal on cargo operations

Ethiopian Airlines has moved its cargo operations to Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) as part of new understanding between the two companies to deepen ease of doing business.

A statement issued yesterday by the General Manager, Corporate Communications, SAHCOL, Basil Agboarumi, the group noted that the relocation which became effective from Tuesday, 18th October, 2016 is due to SAHCOL’s expertise, professionalism, efficiency and business integrity.

The statement said with the new arrangement, SAHCOL will henceforth handle all import shipments on Ethiopian Airline flights to and from Lagos, Abuja and Kano which are to be warehoused in the SAHCOL warehouses before clearance. Similarly, export cargo on the Ethiopian Airline flights from all its destinations in Nigeria, are now to originate from the SAHCOL warehouses in the various locations.

Agboarumi added that the movement by Ethiopian Airline to SAHCOL, is another certification that the ground handler knows what its customer want most, and what SAHCOL does best is to provide excellent service in line with International best practices.

SAHCOL, an ISAGO (IATA) and RA3 (European Union) certified Ground Handling Company, recently made massive investments in state-of-the-art aviation ground handling equipment, construction of an ultra-modern cargo import and export warehouses, manpower trainings and excellent customer services.

The statement said “With this new endorsement of the SAHCOL brand again, by one of the African’s best airline, just after the recent relocation by Airfrance-KLM, SAHCOL is further determined to continually deliver excellent and speedy Aviation Ground Handling services to the delight and satisfaction of its customers, and the Aviation industry in general”.

It would be recalled that SAHCOL, a certified Aviation Ground Handling Company, provides services in Passenger Handling, Ramp Handling, Cargo Handling/Warehousing, Training Services, Aviation Security, Baggage reconciliation, Hospitality/Lounge services, and other related Ground Handling Services across commercial airports in Nigeria.