Qatar Airways Cargo picks Siginon Aviation as ground and ramp handler in Kenya

Qatar Airways Cargo picks Siginon Aviation as ground and ramp handler in Kenya

Feb 2, 2017: Siginon Aviation has been appointed as the official ground and ramp handler for Qatar Airways Cargo at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi.

Siginon Aviation’s USD 10 million state of the art air cargo terminal at JKIA, Nairobi, commissioned in 2014 has been custom designed to include a 3000 sqm Perishables Centre, a 5000 sqm General Cargo Warehouse, a 2000 sqm basement parking for transit vehicles and specialized storage area for dangerous, valuable and temperature sensitive cargo.

Siginon Aviation will be handling perishable products such as flowers, fruits, vegetables and meat that are the top exports from Nairobi destined mainly for Europe and Middle Eastern countries. Qatar Airways Cargo recently celebrated 10 successful years of serving the cargo needs of exporters and importers in Kenya and globally. The cargo carrier operates freighters to seven destinations namely Accra, Djibouti, Entebbe, Johannesburg, Khartoum, Lagos and Nairobi and provides belly-hold cargo capacity to 23 cities in Africa.

Meshack Kipturgo, the Siginon Group Managing Director stated, “We are delighted to be the handler for Qatar Airways Cargo in JKIA, Nairobi. This move reiterates Siginon Aviation’s commitment to attract and serve global airlines with internationally benchmarked facilities and operations and exceptional customer service delivered at global service standards.”

 

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