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NAS Mozambique Launches Exclusive Meet and Assist Service

Maputo, Mozambique : Friday, June 17, 2022

National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, launched the first Ministry of Interior (MOI) approved Meet and Assist Service (MAAS) – Pearl Assist, at the Maputo International Airport in Mozambique. NAS holds a passenger handling license from the Civil Aviation Authority of Mozambique (IACM) and is authorized to serve passengers at the international arrivals area. The services provided by NAS include assistance with visa on arrival, priority access to the visa counters, a dedicated immigration counter and a customs x-ray machine, ensuring that arriving passengers leave the airport quickly and effortlessly.

The Pearl Assist services are provided by licensed, well trained, and knowledgeable passenger service agents that escort passengers through immigration and security; immigration-designated fast track channels, visa assistance as well as other personalized services. With bilingual skills, they can efficiently assist business and leisure travelers including individuals as well as families.

The launch event was attended by João de Abreu, CEO of IACM, Americo Muchanga, CEO of Aeroportos de Moçambique (ADM), Artur Magalhaes, GM of Maputo International Airport among other dignitaries.

Speaking on behalf of NAS, Guy Michel Yazbeck, Group Director of Lounges and MAAS, said “NAS has a long-standing relationship with Maputo International Airport, having started lounge operations in 2018. We have a network of more than 55 lounges across airports in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe. With our comprehensive understanding of airport logistics, we aim to provide high quality services that make the travel experience both seamless and hassle-free for passengers – both individuals or groups travelling together. As an official meet and assist services provider at Maputo International Airport, we aim to apply our expertise and experience to ensure passengers not only leave the airport quickly but with the best customer experience.”