dnata marks the 25th anniversary of its first overseas operation

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its first overseas operation. The Gerry’s Group in Pakistan and UAE-based dnata joined hands in July 1993 as Gerry’s dnata to provide ground handling services at Karachi Airport. The joint venture has since… Read the full press release

dnata acquires additional 40% share in Airport Handling SPA

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has exercised its option to acquire an additional 40% share in Airport Handling SPA. The transaction will increase dnata’s total interest in the Milan-based ground handler to 70%. With majority representation on the board, dnata has already been… Read the full press release

flydubai launches new Home Check-in service in partnership with DUBZ and dnata

flydubai launches new product called ‘Home Check-in’ in partnership with DUBZ and dnata Service available up to six hours ahead of departure with standard prices from AED 110 Passengers can save 30% on standard prices until 30 June DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai launches its new Home Check-in service in… Read the full press release

dnata acquires majority stake in DUBZ, launches full home check-in service for passengers

Home check-in service in Dubai launched with UAE carrier flydubai and KSA carriers Saudia and flynas Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying out from Dubai can now enjoy the convenience of checking in their baggage and getting their boarding passes from their home or hotel.  dnata is launching these new services through… Read the full press release

dnata to provide EGYPTAIR with cargo handling services from its facility at Dubai World Central

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, expands its partnership with EGYPTAIR in Dubai. Starting today (30 May 2018), dnata will provide the airline with premium cargo handling services from its best-in-class facility at Dubai World Central (DWC).  EGYPTAIR will initially operate one cargo flight a… Read the full press release

dnata expands its catering leadership team with the appointment of chef Stephen Templeton as Global Head of Culinary

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, is further investing in its culinary catering capability with the appointment of globally-experienced chef Stephen Templeton to the newly created post of Global Head of Culinary for its international catering division. In his role, Templeton will be responsible… Read the full press release

dnata recognized with the two awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata was recently presented with the two prestigious awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2018 – for the fifth year running, securing the accolade of ‘UAE’s Leading Travel Agency’ and ‘The Middle East’s Leading Business Travel Agency’. The World Travel Awards Middle East, presented at… Read the full press release

dnata extends its full ground and cargo handling services at Zurich Airport for another seven years

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has been re-awarded the license to provide full ground and cargo handling services at Zurich Airport for another seven years from December 2018 till 2025. This allows the company to seamlessly transition from its current licence to the new one, with no interruption to operations. dnata’s… Read the full press release

dnata earns certification for Good Distribution Practice by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Accreditation from UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency reinforces ground handler’s commitment to quality and safety LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ —  Global air services provider and UK’s leading ground handler, dnata, has been awarded certification for Good Distribution Practice (GDP) by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK MHRA)…. Read the full press release

Qantas sells its catering businesses to dnata

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of its catering businesses to dnata, an aviation services company that is part of the Emirates Group. The transaction is subject to approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Approximately 1,200 employees of Qantas’ catering… Read the full press release

dnata to acquire Qantas’ catering businesses Q Catering Limited and Snap Fresh Pty Limited

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Global air services provider dnata has today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Qantas’ catering businesses. The agreement is subject to approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Qantas’ catering businesses include wholly-owned subsidiaries Q Catering Limited and Snap Fresh Pty Limited. Q Catering… Read the full press release

dnata partners with IBS Software to implement iCargo terminal operation suite across all its stations

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has entered into a contract with leading IT solutions provider to the global aviation industry, IBS Software, to implement the iCargo terminal operation suite across all its stations. The end-to-end solution will help manage dnata’s air cargo movement… Read the full press release

dnata officially opens the only dedicated cool-chain perishable cargo facility at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Dallas, USA, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata officially opened a 37,000 sq. ft. cargo centre that includes the only dedicated cool-chain perishable cargo facility at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Following the recent acquisition of a cargo facility in Houston, this state-of-the-art cargo handling centre is suitable for all perishable products, and further establishes… Read the full press release

dnata secures new license to offer in-flight catering services at Vancouver International Airport

New catering partner to help YVR meet record passenger growth Richmond, B.C., 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver Airport Authority is pleased to announce that, after a global search and competitive application process, dnata Catering Services Ltd. (dnata) has been awarded a new license to offer in-flight catering services at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)…. Read the full press release

dnata, Emirates Innovation Lab, IBM and flydubai Cargo create new value proposition for cargo service delivery through blockchain technology

dnata, Emirates Innovation Lab, flydubai Cargo, and IBM Successfully Complete a Proof of Concept (PoC) Using Blockchain Technology for Airfreight Transportation in Dubai DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s cargo operations, in conjunction with Emirates Innovation Lab, IBM and flydubai Cargo, has created a new value proposition for cargo service delivery through the… Read the full press release

dnata to provide ground handling services at John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4

New partner dnata will provide T4 airlines with superior ground handling services Dubai, UAE, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ —  JFKIAT, LLC. – the company that operates Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport – recently announced it has entered into an agreement with dnata, one of the world’s largest air-services organizations, to provide… Read the full press release

dnata the first handling company at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to offer closed temperature controlled system

Amsterdam, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata Netherlands has added two temperature controlled cargo dollies to its infrastructure, which are specially designed to serve the pharmaceutical industry. With this introduction, dnata has become the first handling company at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to offer this closed temperature controlled system, for a seamless delivery of temperature-sensitive… Read the full press release

dnata honoured with Taqdeer Award for their commitment to employee welfare

DUBAI, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s UAE cargo operations have been recognised for their commitment to employee welfare by winning the  Taqdeer Award – the world’s first points-based award programme that promotes and celebrates excellence in labour relations. dnata has been awarded a five-star rating in the DAFZA (Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority) and… Read the full press release

dnata to provide cargo handling services for China Eastern’s flights to and from Shanghai

Amsterdam, 2016-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Global air services provider, dnata, has signed an agreement with Chinese carrier – China Eastern, to provide cargo handling services for the airline’s flights to and from Shanghai. China Eastern operates four weekly flights between Shanghai and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol using the Airbus A330 aircraft. dnata Amsterdam already handles… Read the full press release

dnata marks its first foray into Asia’s inbound travel market with the acquisition of stake in the Destination Asia Group

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2016-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata announced today it has reached an agreement to purchase a stake in the Destination Asia Group –  a leading Destination Management Company (DMC) in Asia. This acquisition marks dnata’s first foray into Asia’s inbound travel market. Destination Asia is an integrated destination management company (DMC) located in… Read the full press release

dnata awarded with its seventh IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification

Latest certification in Sydney underscores uncompromising focus on safety & security Dubai, UAE., and Sydney, 2015-12-29 — /Travel PR News/ —Another milestone in dnata’s continual focus on safety and security has been achieved with the air services provider’s Sydney headquarters and station receiving registration for IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) in December. This is… Read the full press release

dnata acquires majority stake in Brazil’s RM Ground Services; marks its first step into the South America

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-11-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has reached an agreement with Brazil’s RM Ground Services to purchase a majority stake in the company. The acquisition marks dnata’s first step into the South American continent. RM Ground Services, which was founded by Ricardo Morrison in… Read the full press release

dnata to acquire 30% share in Milan-based ground handler Airport Handling SPA

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-10-1 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has reached an agreement to acquire a 30% share in Milan-based ground handler, Airport Handling SPA.  dnata will also have majority representation on the board through which it will control day-to-day operations.  dnata will also have a Call Option… Read the full press release

Gerry’s dnata expands operations in Pakistan with the launch of its service at three new airports in Pakistan

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-8-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Gerry’s dnata, the largest ground handler in Pakistan, has ramped up its scale of operations in Pakistan with the commencement of its service at three new airports in Pakistan investing over USD four million, further underpinning its position as a key aviation partner in the country. To… Read the full press release

dnata reached an agreement with Aviapartner to acquire its cargo handling operations at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-7-31 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata announced today it has reached an agreement with Aviapartner to acquire its cargo handling operations at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. As well as full cargo handling operations, this facility includes several specialist product lines including the Schiphol Animal Centre and Temperature Control Centre, as well as its… Read the full press release

The Emirates Group and Emirates Nationals Development Programme partner to recruit UAE nationals to support the growth of Emirates airline and dnata

DUBAI, U.A.E, 2015-7-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today with Emirates Nationals Development Programme (ENDP) to recruit UAE nationals in a variety of positions to support the growth of Emirates airline and dnata. The agreement was signed at the Emirates Group Headquarters by Amira Al… Read the full press release

dnata invested over GBP20 million to support the growth of aviation in the United Kingdom

DUBAI, U.A.E., & London, UK, 2015-6-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the past 12 months, dnata has invested more than GBP20 million in facilities, equipment, training and technology to support the growth of aviation in the United Kingdom. The air services provider marked another milestone last month: commencement of passenger and ramp handling at London’s Gatwick… Read the full press release

dnata acquires majority stake in one of UK’s leading cruise and stay holiday distributors Imagine Cruising

DUBAI, U.A.E., and London, UK, 2015-3-10 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata announced today it has signed an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Imagine Cruising. Imagine Cruising is one of the UK’s leading cruise and stay holiday distributors with expertise in both the tour operating and retailing of cruise, working with all the leading… Read the full press release

dnata delivered flawless experience for travellers from around the world during the busiest travel day ever for Dubai’s airports

Airports welcome record number of passengers in pre-holiday rush DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — On the year’s busiest travel day, and the busiest travel day ever for Dubai’s airports, dnata stepped up and delivered a flawless experience for travellers from around the world. The holiday travel season hit its peak on 19th December… Read the full press release

The Emirates Group revenues reached US$ 12.9 billion for the first six months of its 2014-15 fiscal year; 12% up from the same period last year

Emirates Group records a 12% increase in revenues to AED 47.5 billion (US$ 12.9 billion), and 1% increase in net profits to AED 2.2 billion (US$ 607 million) Emirates carried 23.3 million passengers (up 8%), added 13 new aircraft (6% increase in capacity), improved seat load factor to 81.5%, and returned an 8% higher net… Read the full press release