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Unions set to down tools at NAHCO June 1, as company sues for calm says staff most critical dynamic

AIR Transport senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) have directed all staff of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) currently on essential duties to withdraw all services on the 1st and 2nd June, 2020 following breakdown in negotiations on their …

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COVID-19: AGHAN forecasts N20bn loss for ground handlers, jettisons ANLCA’s 100% demurrage waiver

THE COVID-19 pandemic will cost ground handlers N20bn loss in revenue generations in 2020 according to information made available by the Association of Aviation Ground Handlers (AGHAN) which insists that the virus has grounded the handling business in the sector. The association which comprises the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) …

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NAHCO to cargo agents, ‘we cannot bear brunt for 100% demurrage waiver’

NIGERIAN Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) has said that it and other ground handlers cannot add the burden of a 100% waiver of  demurrage demanded by customs agents based on grounds that a government agency has done so especially giving the extra costs it has had to endure in 6 …

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ANLCA petitions SGF over SAHCO, NAHCO’s insistence on demurrage charge despite lock down

‘We did not get waivers and so can give none,’SAHCO insists ASSOCIATION of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos Chapter has called on Chairman Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 to wade into the current imbroglio between it and managements of the handling companies at the airport …

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DP World launches digitalized platform to keep trade flowing through coronavirus crisis

DP World has launched cutting-edge online logistics tools and services, a connected ecosystem of platforms that will enable freight forwarders and any business, to book shipments of cargo from and to anywhere in the world, by any combination of sea, land and air. The initiative represents a major step forward …

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COVID-19: Ethiopian finalizes distribution of Jack Ma’s 2nd round donation to Africa

ETHIOPIAN Airlines completed the flight and delivery of the second round shipments of life saving medical supplies to fight COVID-19 donated by Jack Ma to all African countries. Ethiopian Airlines expresses its complements and the highest appreciation to the Jack Ma Foundation, our Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed, WFP …

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COVID -19: Adegbe recommends conversion of passenger aircraft for cargo operations post Covid

CHIEF Executive Officer of Insel Networks Limited, Mrs Victoria Jumoke Adegbe has prescribed conversion of passenger aircraft for cargo operations as part of recovery plans for indigenous carriers to navigate their way out of COVID -19. The licensed Flight Dispatcher and Ground Instructor said such aircraft could optimize opportunities available …

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NAHCO handles 107 cartons of medical supplies to combat Covid-19

NIGERIAN Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc yesterday handled the airlifting a shipment of medical supplies which consisted of 107 cartons of the laboratory kits and other vital supplies to combat the dreaded Covid-19 virus for the Federal Government. The medical equipment donated by the Chinese tech titan and Alibaba founder …

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Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics win International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year

ETHIOPIAN Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network cargo operator and multiaward winner, has won the ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award at the 2020 STAT International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo which was held from 25-27 February, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services …

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Turkish Airline, NAHCO renew agreement with long-term contract

NAHCO aviance and Turkish Airline have signed a long – term contract that shows the increasing confidence between the two organisations. The contract renewal which was signed recently would see the ground handler handle all Turkish passenger and cargo flights and other ramp activities in all Turkish locations in Nigeria, …

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