Paragon Aviation Services receives awards from Lufthansa

WINDHOEK: The Lufthansa Group, through its subsidiary Discover Airlines, has rewarded Paragon Aviation Services with numerous distinctions in appreciation for Paragon Aviation Services' (PAS) service at Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA). The accolade is in lieu of Discover Airlines' exemplary services. The airline was represented by Thomas Stein, the Regional Manager of Ground Operations for Africa and Paul Havenga, Windhoek Station Manager at the award ceremony which was held on Sunday in Windhoek, Namibia. Paragon Aviation Services is the licensed provider of ground handling services at Hosea Kutako International Airport. These services include passenger services, ramp and baggage handling, cargo services, meet and greet and private aircraft charter services. Desmond Amunyela, Executive Director of Paragon Aviation Services, in a press release on Wednesday expressed the company's dedication to delivering exceptional service in a safe, secure and on-time performance environment to all its custome r airlines calling on HKIA. ''This award serves as a vote of confidence from one of our largest clients and it further cements PAS' capacity and credibility as a competitive aviation ground handler in the region and beyond. A special thanks should go to our dedicated colleagues in various departments. The commitment of our all-Namibian workforce, highlights the company's ability to push boundaries and offer new end-to-end logistics solutions to its clients and customers,' Amunyela added. He said Paragon Aviation Services began providing ground handling services at Hosea Kutako International Airport on 19 August 2023. Paragon was further praised for its steadfast efforts in bringing about a stable ground handling environment at Hosea Kutako International Airport immediately after its much-publicised precarious takeover at the airport last year, he added. Paragon Aviation Services handles approximately 87 scheduled flights turnaround weekly as well as various private aircraft with more than 1 400 passengers per day, Amunyela said. The Lufthansa Group also awarded the Paragon Premium Business Lounge at HKIA with an award for providing exceptional services to its business class and loyalty club members. Source: The Namibia Press Agency