Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc has signed a contract that will enable it provide passenger , cargo and ground handling services to Qatar Airways for five years .
According to a statement emailed by the firm to our correspondent , the contract includes the provision of crew transportation and other ancillary services to the airliner .
NAHCO ’ s Group Executive Director , Business Development and Commercial , Prince Saheed Lasisi , expressed excitement on the feat , describing it as a boost for both companies .
He said , “ With the new contract , which runs for five years and coupled with the additional frequencies of Qatar flights to Nigeria and Ghana, we are glad to go even further to provide the top – notched services for which we are known and have offered the airline for the past nine years .
“ Also , the recent addition of more Ground Support Equipment, GSE, especially the brand- new dollies, Qatar Airways and our other clients will experience the best available handling service . ”
In a related development, the ground handling firm signed a new contract with Azman Air to handle its international route , in addition to the one previously held for the airline’ s domestic operations , the statement titled ‘ NAHCO signs new contracts with Qatar , Azman , supports government export drive ’ , and dated October 14 th said .