Leading-Edge wins Charter Flight Award

A foremost aircraft management and charter flight company, Leading-Edge Aviation, has emerged as the best operator in the Charter Flight Category of the Nigeria Aviation Awards.

The company won the Charter Flight Award at the 12th edition of the Nigeria Aviation Awards and Ministerial Dinner in Lagos on Saturday.

Leading-Edge Aviation emerged as the best among the over eight companies voted in the category.

L-R Managing Director, Leading-Edge Aviation, Mr. Victor Mgbachi; Director of Human Resources and Administration, Leading-Edge Aviation, Mrs. Olusola Ogunseye; Director of Operations, Leading-Edge Aviation, Mr. Kenneth Mordi; and former Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mr. Richard Aisuebeogun, shortly after Leading-Edge Aviation clinched the Chartered Flight Award of the Nigeria Aviation Award in Lagos…recently

According to the organisers of the award, Leading-Edge got 180 votes, followed by Executive Jet with 117 votes, Dornier Aviation got 33 votes, and Arik Air Executive Jet Charter got 29 votes.  Easy Jet got 13 votes while Fly West Link Airlines got and PrivateFly got five votes each respectively, among others.

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The award was presented to the company on behalf of the organisers by a former Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mr. Richard Aisuebeogun.

Receiving the plaque of the award on behalf of the company, the Executive Director, Human Resources and Administration, Leading-Edge Aviation, Mrs. Olusola Ogunseye, appreciated the organisers of the award for recognising the firm’s achievements.

According to her, the award is a call on the company to raise the bar of service, promising that Leading-Edge will not disappoint its numerous customers and the country.

“We dedicate this award to our numerous customers and other stakeholders in the aviation sectors who are working to raise the bar of service in the airline and charter aviation segment.”


Also commenting on the award, the Managing Director, of Leading-Edge Aviation, Mr. Victor Mgbachi, said the company would continue to give its best to its customers and the airline industry.

He said, “ We will continue to give our best to the industry. This award is a call to do more and we thank the organisers for recognising our efforts.”

Over 50 awards were presented in various categories at the event.

The Chairman of, the Nigerian Aviation Event Committee, Mr. Fortune Idu, said the organisers of the award would continue to recognise companies raising the bar of service and safety in the aviation industry.

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Wole Shadare