Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has been awarded the best Aviation Ground Handling Company by the Nigeria Transport Awards (NTA), an initiative of TransportDay Newspaper.
The 2018 award was presented to SAHCO PLC during a dinner which is the 7th edition in the award series at the Radisson Blu Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.
According to the organizer, SAHCO PLC won the award out of many shortlisted rival companies because of its unmatched track records in providing quality, safe and speedy Ground Handling services in the Aviation industry over the years.
SAHCO which was incorporated as an Aviation Ground Handling services provider under the Nigerian Company & Allied Matters Act of 1990, was formerly known as Skypower Aviation Handling Company Limited before it was privatized and handed over to the SIFAX Group on December 23, 2009.
SAHCO which handles both foreign and local, recently signed five years contract with Virgin Atlantic Cargo to handle the company’s cargo operations in Nigeria to improve the Airline’s service offering for customers and to provide growth capacity following an improvement in the demand from the pharmaceuticals and courier sectors.
The ground handling company which became officially listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in April this year was the first company under the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) privatization programme to successfully finalize an Initial Public Offering,listed 1.35 billion shares worth N6.29 billion on the Exchange at N4.65 per shares.