NAHCO elected into Africa’s top aviation body

The nation’s foremost ground handler, the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc has been elected into the Council of the Association of African Aviation Training Organisations (AATO). The membership is for a first term of three years.

With the membership, NAHCO would, in conjunction with other council members, be in a position to make policies that would further enhance the development of aviation training and development in Africa.

The second General Assembly of AATO which held between August 23 and 25, 2016, brought together experts from the leading African Aviation Training Organisations (ATOs) and Civil Aviation Authorities across the globe.

NAHCO has and operates an IATA–certified state–of–the–art Learning and Development Centre at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.

In a keenly contested election at the second General Assembly of the association in Kampala, Uganda, NAHCO Aviance, represented by Seyi Adewale, its Chief Commercial Officer, was elected to represent the Nigerian State in the 13–member Council.

NAHCO which was a panellist on the second day of the conference presented a paper on ‘Taking Aviation Training to the Next Level: Connecting the Dots. No ATO Left Behind.’

The panel was required to discuss the concrete steps that ATOs and stakeholders need to take in order to ensure that aviation training and recent innovations are included in the development framework.