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NAS Wins Ramp Safety Award at GHI’s Pride of Ground Handling Awards 2019

Kuwait : Wednesday, November 27, 2019

National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets was proud to be receive the Ramp Safety Award 2019 at GHI’s Pride of Ground Handling Awards 2019. The award recognized Mutungi Amos Muhoozi, Ground Safety Equipment Operator at NAS Uganda for his efforts in averting a major disaster on the ramp.

With quick thinking and swift action coming from experience and training, Amos helped put out a fire that had erupted near an aircraft carrying precious cargo. If the fire was not put out in time, it would have injured or killed people in and around the area as well as led to major financial losses.

The GHI Pride of Ground Handling Awards is a prestigious award that showcases service excellence, innovation and the people that make it happen.

Cisse Abdoulaye, Group Chief Operating Officer, Ground Handling and Cargo Management, appreciated Amos’s efforts saying, “We are extremely pleased that Amos was recognized at the Ramp Safety Award at GHI’s Pride of Ground Handling Awards 2019 awards. He has truly demonstrated NAS’s high standards in operational safety emerging from sound experience and in-depth training.”

NAS is present in more than 40 airports, handles seven out of the world’s top 10 airlines and manages over 40 airport lounges in 17 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. With an employee base of over 8,000 capable and experienced employees at the core of its worldwide network, NAS is committed to providing aviation services that benchmark to the best in the world.

Affiliated with leading industry organizations, NAS follows international aviation standards with certifications from ISO, EMS, RA3 and OHSAS practices. NAS is one of the first ground handlers in the world to obtain the IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification illustrating the company’s commitment to providing high quality services, with a focus on safety and security.

The NAS portfolio of services includes ramp and passenger services, cargo management, engineering and line maintenance, airport technologies, fixed base operations, terminal management, aviation training, travel solutions, lounge management and meet-and-assist packages.