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dnata named Ground Handling Provider of the Year

For the seventh year running, dnata was named the Ground Handling Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards in Dubai last night.

dnata’s ground handling teams have played a pivotal role supporting the development of Dubai as an aviation leader, working alongside Dubai International airport since services commenced in 1959. dnata has grown from a team of five to more than 18,000 at Dubai International and Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central airports. 

The Aviation Business Awards are organised by ITP - the publisher of Aviation Business magazine and - with the aim of honouring leadership and innovation in the regional aviation industry.

About dnata

dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 129 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 84 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. Each day, the company handles over 1,800 flights, carries over 8,450 tonnes of cargo, assists over 243,000 passengers, books over 21,000 hotel stays, and uplifts over 320,000 meals.

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