Hadid International Services has expanded its network of supervisors and station managers across Africa with additional representation in five countries. Its new supervisor locations are Burkina Faso, Burundi, Namibia, Guinea and the Republic of Congo.
Commercial director Issa Zuriqi says: “Our new personnel in these locations represent a further advancement of our global presence, extending our reach as a preferred choice globally for aviation services. Expanding our network of supervisory agents enables us to monitor our services and thus, offer consistently higher standards at competitive prices, even in difficult locations.
“We have been serving commercial and non-commercial operators into Africa for decades. We have expert knowledge and offer a comprehensive range of services from permits and flight planning to navigation charges settlements as well as ground support services. It is a key region for Hadid, we know this market very well. We have excellent relationships with the civil aviation authorities, suppliers and our agents on the ground to facilitate seamless operations in Africa.
With a firm foothold already in Africa, Hadid is seeking to continue a growth strategy aimed at further bolstering its position. The company is dedicated to ensuring operators are confident in the region, as regional business development manager Chakib Boudjemaa explains: “Our aim is to cover the entire continent. We want operators to change their perception about operating to certain parts of Africa and the challenges involved. Our services are reliable, expedient and help negate operational difficulties. We continue to maintain our strategy to develop a full service range across the continent.”
As a strategic partner with the IATA, Hadid is focusing considerable effort to promote the four priorities outlined for African aviation; safety, cost-competitiveness, opening the continent to travel and trade, and gender diversity. The organisation pursues a policy of empowering its local staff complement its regional knowledge and service delivery performance. Doing so improves efficiency as well as cost effectiveness.