dnata wins multi-year contract with Malaysia Airlines and Firefly in Singapore

Singapore, 5 September 2016 – dnata Singapore has been awarded a multi-year contract with Malaysia Airlines and its subsidiary Firefly for a full suite of ground services, including passenger, ramp, and cargo handling services. Operating out of Singapore Changi Airport, Terminal 2, Malaysia Airlines and Firefly operate a combined total of 133 flights per week. Malaysia Airlines operates 84 weekly flights from Singapore utlising the Boeing B737-800 aircraft and Firefly operates 49 weekly flights from Singapore utilising the ATR 72.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 — Singapore, 5 September 2016 – dnata Singapore has been awarded a multi-year contract with Malaysia Airlines and its subsidiary Firefly for a full suite of ground services, including passenger, ramp, and cargo handling services.

Operating out of Singapore Changi Airport, Terminal 2, Malaysia Airlines and Firefly operate a combined total of 133 flights per week. Malaysia Airlines operates 84 weekly flights from Singapore utlising the Boeing B737-800 aircraft and Firefly operates 49 weekly flights from Singapore utilising the ATR 72.

Globally, dnata operates in 83 countries across six continents and is one of the world's largest air services providers offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering. Established in 1959, dnata ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 131 airports across the Middle East, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa as well as North and South America.

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About dnata

Globally, dnata operates in 83 countries across six continents and is one of the world's largest air services providers offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering. Established in 1959, dnata ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 131 airports across the Middle East, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa as well as North and South America.

dnata’s operations in Singapore began in December 1977 with the formation of Changi International Airport Services (CIAS). The company was founded with the mission of providing industry-leading ground handling at Changi International Airport.

In October 2004, CIAS was acquired by dnata and since then it has grown to become a world leader in airport services. In August 2011, CIAS was rebranded as dnata as part of a global initiative to unify the company’s international businesses.

Today dnata employs 1,800 staff at Changi International Airport and provides passenger and ramp handling, flight catering, cargo handling and security services to more than 40 international airlines. 

dnata Singapore awarded full ground services for Malaysian Airlines and Firefly
dnata Singapore awarded full ground services for Malaysian Airlines and Firefly

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 400 airline customers around the world. Each day, the company handles over 1,700 flights, carries over 7,700 tonnes of cargo, assists over 235,000 passengers, books over 19,000 hotel stays, and uplifts over 320,000 meals.

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