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Emirates Group Announces Half-Year Performance

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Emirates Group announced its half-year results for 2016-17. The Group held steady on revenue, but profit was hit by the double impact of a strong US dollar and challenging operating environment for the airline and travel business. Following one of its best ever half-year profit performances last year, the Group for 2016-17 reported a […]

dnata and SAS Enter a Long Term Partnership in Zurich and Geneva

Reading Time: 1 minute dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been selected by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to provide ground handling and cargo services at Zurich Airport and Geneva Airport. SAS operates 42 weekly flights from Oslo, Stockholm, and Copenhagen to Geneva and Zurich, using a mix of aircraft types including the Canadair 900, Airbus A320 […]

Emirates Group Announces Record Profits

Reading Time: 8 minutes Group records 28th consecutive year of profit, and new record profit of AED 8.2 billion (US$ 2.2 billion) Steady business growth in line with capacity increases, significant investment in the business at AED 17.3 billion (US$ 4.7 billion) Declares a dividend of AED 2.5 billion (US$ 681 million) to the Investment Corporation of Dubai. Emirates […]

The Wind Beneath Changi’s Wings

Reading Time: 2 minutes High service standards set Changi apart from many other airports but meeting them comes at a cost. For ground-handling firms like Sats and Dnata, which are paid by airlines to process passengers and baggage, the pressure to meet stringent targets set by the airport is intense. Growing traveller numbers and rising manpower costs have made […]

dnata Receives 7th Certification for IATA’s Safety Audit of Ground Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 the seventh key station in dnata’s ground handling operations to receive this prestigious certification. The other ground operations which […]

dnata Successfully Manages Its Busiest Day in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Dubai recorded its highest air travel traffic of the year on 18 December, dnata simultaneously delivered a seamless experience for over 256,000 passengers who arrived into and departed from Dubai International (DXB) and Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC) airports for the year-end holiday season. This represents a 4% increase in […]

Dnata to Supply Xiamen Air’s Sydney Ground Handling

Reading Time: 1 minute Dnata has signed a three-year deal to provide full ground handling services to China’s XiamenAir. The deal will cover the 260 annual Dreamliner flights to Syndey’s main airport that XiamenAir announced last month, including the thrice-weekly service from Fuzhou Changle International Airport, and the twice-weekly service from Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. Dnata currently serves 17 […]

dnata Enters South America With Acquisition of RM Ground Services in Brazil

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 2004, operates at more airports in Brazil than […]