dnata in the Netherlands

Ground Handling in the Netherlands

We handle over
1.6 million passengers
We manage over
6,000 flights
every year
With over
We handle over
1.3 million bags

Leading the way

dnata launched Ground Handling services in Netherlands in March 2017, initially commencing passenger handling operations for Onur Air. dnata’s business in Amsterdam now provides passenger, baggage, ramp, and cargo handling services to many major airlines from around the world.

Our special services include assisting passengers at check-in, baggage handling and aiding un-accompanied minors through the airport. Safety and security are paramount in our business and our staff are expertly trained to ensure, like at all dnata stations around the world, our airline customers, their customers and all property is cared for in the appropriate manner. Our vision is to be the most admired air services provider.

Our decades of experience globally across all air services categories, combined with our long-established Schiphol cargo operation, mean we are fully conversant with airline operating procedures and systems - allowing our customers to keep the promises they make to their passengers, and to provide the most efficient and professional service possible.

Cargo in the Netherlands

We operate an
International Mail Handling
We operate a
42,000 square metre
That includes a
dedicated Pharma and Perishables
Temperature Controlled Centre
We have a dedicated
Animal Centre
for horses and pets

Cargo & Logistics

With more than 70 years’ experience in the air-freight business, dnata Amsterdam has developed finely tuned handling techniques and cargo management methods that make us fully equipped to support our airline customers in surpassing the challenges of delivering products to their destinations in the shortest possible time.

Our other first rate services include preparation of cargo documentation, operation of ground service equipment, management of goods acceptance, delivery, break down and build-up of cargo. At each stage we complete our operations to your exact standard and your shipment can be tracked, step-by-step, from start to finish. In addition to the services, we developed various added-value logistics as an opportunity, and selling tools for the customers to attract more high value cargo to and from Schiphol.

Warehouse Handling

dnata Amsterdam warehouse handling services operates out of a state-of-the-art, 42,000 square meter facility, including an ETV system with storage capacity of 650 fully loaded main deck pallets. Our highly trained staff is capable to manage, handle and transport of all types of cargo. From perishable goods to dangerous goods, live animals, aircraft engines and vehicles, we have the experience and the knowhow to provide an unparalleled service that is safe, secure and efficient.

Our Services
  • “Hermes” state of the art warehouse and inventory control services (barcoding)
  • Full security services (TAPA) by dnata staff and external specialist
  • ULD build-up and break down services including storage facilities
  • Dangerous goods handling including multiple DGR storage locations
  • Documentation management for import and export and customs clearance
  • Customs service department en tracing
  • Cargo iQ compliant
  • AEO certified
  • Boarder Inspection Point live animals
  • Boarder Inspection Point Pherishables
  • GDP/CEIV accredited pharma handling

Ramp Handling

dnata Amsterdam has the capability to handle up to six full freighters simultaneously. With an average handling of 60 full freighters per week dnata Amsterdam has become one of the leading ramp handling companies at Schiphol Airport. We continue to renew and expand our fleet of equipment.

Our Services
  • Flight Dispatch and Weight & Balance
  • Airside transport of belly freight and transportation to customs scan
  • Crew transport to/from the terminal
  • Cleaning

Mail Handling and E-Commerce

In partnership with the Royal Dutch “Post NL” dnata Amsterdam processes international mail and e-commerce activities, utilising I.P.S. (Internal Postal System).

Our Services
  • State-of-the-art warehouse facilities with IPS scanning
  • Dismantling, repacking and tagging for international post
  • Mail tracking and tracing through IPS
  • Transport of mail and e-commerce on airside

Added Value Logistics

Our investment in state of the art equipment and specialist facilities allows our highly trained staff to manage the handling of almost any type of cargo, from perishables to priceless goods, from live animals to engines or pharmaceuticals, we have the resources and the know-how to safely and efficiently manage your goods as part of our daily, routine operations.

Our Services
  • Schiphol Animal Centre (Border Inspection Point) for all kinds of animals
  • Perishable Centre (Boarder inspection point) for food stuff fish, life tropical fish, amphibians and meat
  • Pharma Centre which has been G.D.P and CEIV certified for the handling of pharmaceuticals
  • European trucking network in partnership with European leading trucking companies
  • Offline handling network covering all major destinations within Western Europe

dnata Netherlands airport locations


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