NAS Afghanistan renews ISAGO safety certification for Kabul operations

InasNAS focuses on ensuring safety and security of the passengers. (Image source: NAS)National Aviation Services (NAS) has renewed its IATA safety audit for ground operations (ISAGO) certification in Kabul, thus demonstrating the company’s commitment to safety and security across its operations

ISAGO is an internationally-recognised system for assessing the operational management and control systems for ground handling service providers. It is based on industry-proven quality audit principles and follows a structured process that reviews training, policies, procedures and etc.

Commenting on the certification, Hassan El Houry, CEO of NAS, said, “Our latest ISAGO certification in NAS Afghanistan demonstrates our continued focus on high levels of service quality, safety and security.”

“As we continue to grow our reach and expand our portfolio of products and services, we remain committed to strengthening our presence in and contribution to the countries that we operate in,” he added.

In Afghanistan, NAS partners with Ariana Afghan Airlines to form the Ariana – NAS joint venture. Ariana – NAS also provides services at the Herat and Kandahar International Airports.

Through its operations at the three major airports in Afghanistan, NAS serves more than 3,000 flights and 900,000 passengers per year.

Earlier this year, NAS Abidjan received its first ISAGO certification. NAS was also among the first ground handling providers in the world to receive an ISAGO certification for its Kuwait operation in 2008.

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