Despite the harsh operating environment, the ground handling firm: Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Aviance Plc. has signed agreement to provide services for six airlines.
The new agreement accordingly to the spokesman of the firm, Mr Tayo Ajakaye is to cement its leadership position in the business.
Ajakaye said the airlines include international air operators, including: Meridiana Fly (Italian Airline), Mid – African Airlines (new Gambia Flag Carrier) which are making entries into Nigeria for the first time.
Others he said include Rwanda Air, which has concluded plans to fly the Abuja – Kigali route.
Also concluded in the new business deal with the cargo handling firm are: MainstreamAviation; a major Cargo Air-Freight, Logistics Airline operating both international and local flights.
On the domestic front, NAHCO has also signed deals to provide ground handling service for Air Peace in Akure, OndoState, and for fast rising local operator, AzmanAir in Maiduguri and Yola.
Speaking on the development, the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of the Company, Mr. Seyi Adewale said the current economic environment has provided opportunity for the company to be creative.