The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) has been presented with the award of Best Handling Company for the year 2016.
This award was presented to SAHCOL by the Nigerian Aviation (NIGAV) Committee at the 7th edition of the Nigerian Aviation Ministerial Awards and gala dinner held at the Welcome Centre and Hotel, Ikeja.
SAHCOL was selected for the award by the NIGAV Award’s Committee because of the "remarkable changes, improvements and value added to the aviation development, air transport service delivery and safer air travel."
The NIGAV Awards, according to the organizers is aimed at not only being a motivating factor for excellence but also standing as a constant reminder that good work can be recognized. The awards have "continued to encourage healthy competition and also promote best practices in a sector that cannot settle for less."
In 2009, the SIFAX Group led by Dr Taiwo Afolabi, the executive chairman, bought over SAHCOL from the Federal Government of Nigeria, since then, the Company has experienced significant milestones and achievements after it was acquired.
Today, SAHCOL is emerging as the most highly regarded and fastest growing ground handling company in Nigeria, slowly and steadily, having undergone and received the highest available International and local certifications, providing equipment and facilities that matches with the very best anywhere in the world
SAHCOL was incorporated as an Aviation Ground Handling Services provider under the Nigerian Companies and Allied Matters Act of 1990.
It is a Nigerian owned enterprise involved in the activities which includes Passenger Handling, Ramp Handling, Cargo Handling and Warehousing, Aviation security, Baggage Reconciliation, Crew bus and Executive Lounge services and other related Ground Handling services for World best Airlines, originating within Nigeria and from various parts of the Continent.