All female crew flight: NAHCO MD, commends Ethiopian Airline, promises professionalism
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.
Yakubu 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.
Firihewot Mekonenn, general manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria said Ethiopian Airlines has decided to always reward the Nigerian traveller for the Loyalty they have shown to the Airline.
“This is the reason that we brought the first All women Operated Flight in Africa to Lagos Nigeria. The Flight by Amsale Gualu had 391 passengers, 363 Economy and 28 business Class on a B777- 300. Every aspect of the Flight was handled by a Woman.
“Nigeria is not just our great partner but also a country that has shown Africa what Women can do. Women can achieve a lot and Nigeria is a leading light in Women Empowerment in Africa. One of first Women Pilots in Africa is a Nigerian,” Mekonenn added.
He thanked its Nigerian passengers and the government for the growth of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria.
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