dnata’s voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by PAX International readers

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s catering team has been voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by readers of PAX International, the leading publication for airline industry executives. The coveted PAX International Readership Award was presented in Hamburg during the annual World Travel Catering Expo. “We are honoured to be recognised by our… Read the full press release

Gerry’s dnata achieves IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Gerry’s dnata, the leading ground services provider in Pakistan, has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security. The company has achieved IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Pakistan, and obtained ISAGO Station Accreditation at Karachi International Airport following successful completion… Read the full press release

dnata launches operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to increase its global footprint and launches operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport. The company’s expansion into the Belgian capital represents an investment of EUR 8 million and creates up to 100… Read the full press release

dnata’s facility in Dallas certified by IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma)

Dallas, Texas, 2019-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been certified by IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) for its pharma handling processes at its new, state-of-the-art cargo facility in Dallas. The prestigious accreditation demonstrates dnata’s capability to move pharma products under the strictest standards. dnata opened… Read the full press release

dnata appoints Dirk Goovaerts as Regional Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Pacific region

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, announced the appointment of Dirk Goovaerts as the company’s Regional Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Pacific region. In his role, Dirk Goovaerts will oversee dnata’s operations at 10 airports in three countries, including Australia, the Philippines and Singapore,… Read the full press release

dnata opens a new, state-of-the-art catering facility in the capital of Australia, Canberra

New, state-of-the-art catering facility in Canberra creates capacity for further growth in Australia Canberra, Australia, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to enhance its global catering operations, today (17 January 2019) opening a new, state-of-the-art catering facility in the capital of Australia, Canberra. Representing an investment… Read the full press release

GTA dnata certified by IATA’s CEIV Pharma for its pharma handling processes and facilities in Toronto

Accreditation demonstrates GTA dnata’s capability to move pharma products under strictest standards   Toronto, Canada, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — GTA dnata, dnata’s joint-venture company in Canada, has been certified by IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) for its pharma handling processes and facilities in Toronto.  GTA dnata is the first ground services provider to be… Read the full press release

dnata expands operations and production in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its inflight catering and inflight retail services

25 additional employees, production growth of 15%, innovative technology solutions Prague, Czech Republic, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been expanding its operations and productio­­n in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its quality inflight catering and inflight retail services.  Operating a… Read the full press release

dnata completes the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering

Dubai/New York, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, today (11 December 2018) announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering. The acquisition allows dnata to significantly expand its operations in the United States, further strengthening its global network… Read the full press release

dnata acquires majority stake in award-winning tech company, which provides AI-driven IT solutions to online travel agencies

Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, announced that it acquired a majority stake in bd4travel (Big Data for Travel), an award-winning tech company, which provides artificial intelligence(AI)-driven IT solutions to online travel agencies. Based in Germany and the UK, bd4travel’s services were designed specifically… Read the full press release

dnata launches operations at Los Angeles International Airport

dnata starts operating at Los Angeles International Airport, the 20th US airport in its network The expansion represents an investment of $8 million and creates 350 new jobs with the company Since its entry into the market in 2016, dnata has invested a total of  $35 million in its US operations and hired 1,000 additional… Read the full press release

dnata named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards for the 9th time

Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 9th time, dnata has been named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards.  The award was accepted by Jaffar Dawood, Senior Vice President of dnata’s UAE airport operations, at a gala dinner in Dubai. “We are honoured to receive this… Read the full press release

dnata awarded Good Distribution Practice certification for its pharmaceutical handling services in Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been awarded the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for the pharmaceutical handling services at the company’s state-of-the-art facility in Zürich. GDP is a program focused on systems for warehouses and distribution centers that store and distribute products that… Read the full press release

dnata marks UAE Civil Aviation Day

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the first aviation companies of the UAE, is proud to celebrate the success story of the industry on the occasion of UAE Civil Aviation Day. dnata was founded in 1959 by the late HH Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum as part of his vision… Read the full press release

dnata announces its busiest summer ever

Growth across its business divisions illustrates healthy travel demand, and dnata’s ability to attract and serve customers with quality products and services Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has completed its busiest summer ever, marking outstanding growth all across its global operations. Providing quality and… Read the full press release

marhaba lounge at Melbourne Airport marks its first anniversary

Premium quality lounge at Melbourne Airport for passengers of all airlines and travel classes Melbourne, Australia, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — marhaba, one of the world’s fastest growing passenger services providers, celebrates the first anniversary of its Melbourne lounge. Offering excellent value services for passengers of all airlines and travel classes, the marhaba lounge has… Read the full press release

dnata launches passenger handling operations at New York-JFK Airport

New York, USA, 2018-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has launched passenger handling operations at New York-JFK Airport.  Already providing ground handling to over 50 airlines in the United States, this is a natural portfolio extension for dnata in New York. The launch customer is Copa… Read the full press release

dnata to acquire Germany-based tour operator Tropo from ProSiebenSat.1 Group

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services provider, announced today (9 August 2018) it has acquired Tropo, a Germany-based tour operator, from ProSiebenSat.1 Group. The acquisition marks dnata’s entry into the German market and extends its global network of travel businesses in Europe, the Middle East, Asia… Read the full press release

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