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NAS Ivoire Helps Facilitate Education in Abidjan

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire : Thursday, August 22, 2019

National Aviation Services (NAS) the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets recently help set up a multimedia room and provided scholarships to students at a school in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The donation to the primary school in the Port Bouet Primary Education Inspectorate, included 10 computers, furniture and educational funding for four deserving students.

This helps students build a strong technology focused knowledge base and skill set to help them compete in today’s modernized world.

In 2018, NAS also donated 1,000 solar powered backpacks to help students in rural areas study after dark in the absence of adequate electricity. The backpacks are equipped with a solar powered battery that powers an LED lamp. Introducing these backpacks helped improve the academic performance of students in these schools and encourages them to study further.

By helping facilitate education in the country, NAS aims to give back to the local communities and promote efforts to eradicate poverty in the country by growing literacy.

In Abidjan, NAS provides ground handling services at the Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport serving 25 airlines and an average of 5,000 passengers per day. These operations are reinforced with more than 800 employees and 300 pieces of ground support equipment. NAS also provides meet and assist services to passengers at the airport and will soon launch other services that will make travelling through the airport easier.

Globally, NAS has a presence in more than 40 airports, handles seven out of the top 10 airlines and manages 40 airport lounges across the Middle East, India, and Africa.

As a glocal company with a strong presence in Cote d’Ivoire, NAS is committed to the development of the airport services and to the growth of economy in the country.