The Skypower Aviation Handling Company Ltd., (SAHCOL), Friday said it had invested over N600 million to procure new ground handling equipment.
According to reports monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr Oluropo Owolabi, disclosed this at the inauguration of the equipment at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja. Owolabi said the new equipment would further enhance the company's capacity to provide service to passengers and airline operators.
He said the procured equipment include two mobile passengers’ stairs; one water bowser, two toilet bowsers, two pellets/container transporters and one fuel truck.
According to him, the new equipment will be used at both the international and domestic terminals. ‘We have a commitment to keep abreast of technological improvement in terms of bringing in more modern equipment. Some of the equipment bought had never been in our fleet,’’ he said. The company's General Manager, Engineering and Maintenance, Mr Lanre Adekola, said the equipment would further improve aviation handling in the industry. .