SAHCO wins AviaCargo Export Handler of the Year Award

SAHCO wins AviaCargo Export Handler of the Year Award


…as Agboarumi calls joint efforts of stakeholders for industry growth.


Happy Diamond Age

Segun Oladipupo


Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC has been presented with Aviacargo Export Handler of the Year in Nigeria Award

The award was presented to the organisation on Thursday at Chinet Aviation and Cargo Conference at the Lagos Marriot Hotel, Ikeja.

The thirds edition of the annual event witnessed delegates from both local and international aviation communities

The focus for the 2023 edition of the event was geared towards discussing the challenges of the Nigerian agro-cargo industry and the solutions.

Speaking during the award presentation, the Organiser of the Conference, Ikechi Uko praised SAHCO for its immense contribution to the growth of the Aviation and Cargo industry especially in the Agro-export sector.

In addition, at the event the Managing Director/ CEO of SAHCO, Mr. Basil Agboarumi was presented with the Aviacargo Champion award for 2023, due to his continuous support to ensuring that the Aviation Cargo industry thrives despite all odds.

Agboarumi who was represented by the Head, Corporate Communications, Mrs. Adetola Vanessa Uansohia, expressed his gratitude saying he was humbled and genuinely surprised at the award.

He added that the aviation industry could only thrive through the joint efforts of all stakeholders even as he added that if everyone contributed their quota, the sky would be the starting point for the aviation industry especially the agro-export industry in Nigeria.

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He stated further that as a company, SAHCO is always poised to ensure a safe, efficient and speedy service by continually expanding and improving the facilities of its import and export warehouses and by procuring environmentally friendly ground support equipment.

SAHCO owns Cool dollies to convey temperature-sensitive cargo from the aircraft to the data- logged cold rooms and freezers, thereby ensuring that there is no denaturing of the shipment.

SAHCO has also shown that the company is positioned to ensure that all types of cargo can be accepted and properly handled irrespective of the special handling that it requires through owning warehouses for Dangerous Goods, Live Animals, Human remains amongst others.

Furthermore, SAHCO is RA3 Certified which is a requirement for Ground Handling Companies to be able to ship to Europe. Also, SAHCO is IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certified.
SAHCO is a Publicly Listed Aviation Ground Handling Service provider that is present in all the commercially operated Airports in Nigeria and is involved in activities that includes Passenger Handling, Ramp Handling, Cargo Handling and Warehousing, Aviation Security, Premium Lounge services amongst other aviation related services.

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