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Expert catering and in-flight retail solutions for the travel industry

The finest in-flight catering requires a delicate blend of ingredients: superior quality of cuisine, efficient service and cost-effectiveness for customers. At dnata, our aim is to perfect that recipe and have it reflected in every meal we serve.

We operate worldwide with dnata in Singapore, Alpha Flight Group in the UK, USA, Europe and Australia, dnata Newrest in South Africa and En Route in the UK, USA and Dubai.


>50 airlines are currently being served around the world. >60 years of experience in the catering industry.
>50 alirlines are currently being served around the world. >60 years of experience in the catering industry.

Our Accreditations & Awards

DBA Design Effectiveness Award

Continental Caterer of the Year 2011 - BusinessFirst Category - Crystal

United Caterer of the year - 2011 - Tier 2

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Managed Services

Managing complex supply chains with the highest levels of precision

From sourcing quality products around the world through to packaging and delivery, dnata has got it all covered. Let us know what you are looking for and we will take care of the rest. With a presence in most countries and packing/distribution facilities in key locations, including the UK, USA, Singapore, Australia, UAE, and South Africa, our strategic catering hubs will ensure your order will be managed from start to finish with excellence and efficiency.

Why dnata?

  • Unbeatable reputation for excellence and quality
  • Award-winning products and service
  • Brand value enhancement
  • Industry experts and expertise
  • Focused on revenue generation and cost reduction

Our Services

  • Bond Services
  • Compliance & Security
  • IFSM & Equipment Management

Flight Retail

Satisfy cravings with delectable meals and premium products on-board

dnata offers a broad range of unique premium products and services available for retail. Through En Route, we offer a range of delectable meals and snacks, while Alpha is renowned for pioneering the fast-growing market of in-flight retail management and on-board sales of food, beverage and boutique products. The meal solutions in particular are carefully developed to ensure great taste and quality, and have consistently proven to be a popular choice for passengers looking to purchase something tasty for their flights.

Why dnata?

  • Industry experts with proven experience
  • State-of-the-art retail technology
  • Industry-leading spend per heads
  • Cost-effective shared services
  • Fully-integrated turnkey operation

Our Services

  • On board Sales
  • Crew Retail Training

Flight Catering

Expert catering solutions that cater to every palate

With dnata, catering is a piece of cake.

dnata Newrest, a leading in-flight caterer in the South African market, offer fresh, authentic and world-class cuisine and innovatively developed products, while dnata in Singapore prides itself on their team of experienced chefs who constantly strive for creativity and the highest culinary standards. Alpha Flight Group offers exceptional in-flight meals across the world each day, while En Route's premium bakery products and meals always keep customers coming back for more. No matter where you are or what you're looking for, we always deliver on taste and quality.

Why dnata?

  • Dedicated teams that constantly strive for service excellence
  • Award winning catering business units
  • Authentic food products and chefs for our diverse customer base
  • Continuously improving every aspect of our quality and food safety systems

Our Services

  • Catering Service
  • Blue Sky Service
  • Frozen Entrée Manfacture

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Some of our customers

Delivering the promises our customers make