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SAHCO acquires eco-friendly ground support equipment to boost its operations

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Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC has set the record by acquiring eco-friendly ground support equipment to boost its operations.

The new fleet of Ground Handling Equipment which were manufactured by Charlatte Manutention, a worldwide number one equipment manufacturer based in France are fully electric, making them very eco-friendly as the world continue to battle global warming.

The French made electric tractors are all designed with strong reliable components to stand any type of climate.

According to the Manager, Corporate Communications at SAHCO, Vanessa Uansohia, the Company is the first Aviation Ground Handling Company in Nigeria to acquire this latest model of technology.

“The electric tractors require little maintenance and use rechargeable batteries thereby making them cost effective compared to diesel powered tractors.

“They are also ergonomically designed which helps with making maneuvering on the ramp easy which is essential to provide safe, speedy and efficient services to clients.

“Furthermore, the tractors are built to be rugged, reliable and suitable for the rugged terrain of the Nigerian climate. The zero-emission ground support equipment are environmentally friendly machines that do not emit air pollutants and are noiseless to the users”, she said.

Uansohia assed that SAHCO as a renowned Aviation Ground Handling company leads the pace when it comes to investing in ultra-modern ground handling equipment and warehouses, innovations and quality service deliveries.

Recently, the Engineering and Maintenance unit of the company built solar powered, non-contact handwashing/sanitizing stations from locally sourced materials.

“These stations which can be seen at the SAHCO headquarters and also at SIFAX Group offices, are equipped with sanitizing dispensers, handwashing units, tap paper towel dispenser all foot pedal powered to ensure minimal contacts from users.

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“Skyway Aviation Ground Handling Company PLC does not hesitate to invest resources in acquiring futuristic equipment to enable keeping abreast with global standard practices to provide excellent performance that surpasses client’s expectations and brings about interest in intending clients despite the challenges of acquiring forex.

“SAHCO also invests in manpower and not only equipment to ensure seamless service delivery, partnering with clients to deliver memorable travel experience to the flying public.

“SAHCO is involved in aviation ground handling services that include but are not limited to Passenger Handling, Baggage Handling, Ramp Handling, Cargo Handling, Warehousing, VIP Lounge services and Crew Administration”, she said.

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