Mr. Idris Yakubu, NAHCO MD (middle) flanked from extreme left by Ify Megwa of Women in Aviation (WIA) and Firiehiwot Mekonne, Country manager, Ethiopian airline and from extreme right by Ndidi Rejoice of WIA and Nkiru Onyejiocha, chairperson, House of Representatives committee on Aviation at the event marking arrival of All females operated flight by Ethiopian airline at MMIA on Saturday
By Sade Williams
Idris Yakubu, the Managing Director, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (nahcoaviance) at the weekend, lauded Ethiopian Airlines for the feat it achieved with the All female crew operated flight that landed at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos from Addis Ababa.
He promised the professional handling of the airline’s ground services, adding that NAHCO was proud to be associated with the carrier which now has about 150 aircraft in its fleet.
He added that the ground handling company would continue to discharge quality services to all its clients in all the airports and stations it operates in.
“NAHCO Plc is very proud to be the handling company of Ethiopian Airlines, we are very pleased to have worked with them over the years. We have been handling all their flights in all the airports they operate into in Nigeria. We are very proud and we are pleased about this history the airline has just made.
“This feat simply shows that Nigeria too should encourage its citizens to go into aviation industry as professionals. This is a historical event and we are pleased to be a part of it. NAHCO Plc will continue to handle all our clients professionally, we will continue to discharge to them quality services and improve in the areas that require improvements”, he said.
NAHCO provides ground handling services to Ethiopian airline operations in Nigeria.
Idris Yakubu was appointed Friday, 3rd November, 2017, but formally took over duties at the NAHCO House on Monday, 20th November, 2017.