Tag: Nigeria

Nigerian aviation academy receives accreditation from regulator

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company's (NAHCO) Aviation Academy has been accredited as an approved training organisation (ATO) by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The academy said that after a "rigorous and painstaking process conduct­ed by the regulatory body", the new company exc...

ZIEGLER delivers three Z6 to airport in Nigeria

In February 2021, ZIEGLER Group received an order from Nigeria for the delivery of three new Z6 airport fire fighting and rescue vehicles for Anambra International Cargo Airport, Umueri. These vehicles were delivered in January 2022 and will provide even more security at the airport from now on. ...

Nigerian aviation loses $28.35m yearly to poor ground handling rates

By Wole Oyebade | guardian.ng Perennial underpricing and poor rates in the ground handling sub-sector of aviation yearly is costing the entire industry a shortfall of $28.35 million or N11.6 billion ($1:N410). A rough estimate in revenue, according to industry benchmark on average handling ra...

NAHCO acquires N500 million ground handling equipment

By Wole Oyebade, guardian.ng Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc has acquired another set of ground support equipment valued at about half a billion naira. The investment is part of the N3.6 billion equipment proposed in 2019 for injection into the company to aid facility upgrades a...

NAHCOAviance invests in handling equipment to boost efficiency

The Nigeria Aviation Handling Company (NAHCOAviance) has announced the acquisition of various new pieces of equipment as part of the company’s five-year transformational plan. The company, which achieved ISAGO certification in December last year, has installed the set of equipment, which inclu...

SAHCO deploys state-of-the-art GSE to boost Port Harcourt operations

Nigerian ground handler Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) has deployed a state-of-the-art ground support equipment (GSE) to boost operations at its Port Harcourt station, reports claim. The Guardian Nigeria reports that the GSE is a high loader Air Marrel (LAM 35) which has a capac...

SAHCO acquires GSE as it enhances its services

Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) has upgraded its operations with the acquisition of state-of-the-art ground services equipment (GSE) worth one billion Nigerian Naira (US$2.7 million). The equipment was commissioned last week at the ground handling’s Engineering and Maintenance Workshop i...

Growth in African aviation market supports good outlook for MRO services

A recent report by Research and Markets has suggested that a good outlook for MRO service providers can be sustained as the continent experiences strong growth in the industry. The report, in brief, notes: "The African aviation industry is experiencing a healthy air traffic growth rate and ranked a...

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