FAAN expands cargo operations at Enugu Airport

FAAN expands cargo operations at Enugu Airport

Oct 5, 2016: The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has called on airline operators, service providers and the business community to take advantage of the new business opportunity provided by the commencement of international cargo operations at the AkanuIbiam International Airport, Enugu.

The managing director of FAAN, Saleh Dunoma explained that the export window provides opportunities for start-ups and cargo related businesses especially in perishable and non -perishable produce. "This will enable our people participate in the export market, earn foreign exchange and contribute to the GDP of the country," Dunoma said. He further pledged that FAAN has put in place, processes and procedures to sustain its commitment to safety, security and passenger comfort. Meanwhile, the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company PLC (nahcoaviance) has been recertified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which issued it with fresh IATA Safety audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Certificate. The company said the re-certification which runs till June 12, 2018 replaces the one, which expires June this yea, noting that NAHCO had always had the certification, getting re-certified by IATA at the expiration of the previous one.

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