Stewart Angus returns to dnata to lead the company’s airport operations in Europe

Dubai, UAE, 16 November 2021 – dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, today announced the appointment of Stewart Angus as its Regional Chief Executive Officer for Europe.

In his new role, Stewart will lead dnata’s airport operations at 23 airports in 6 countries across the continent, managing 6,300 highly-trained employees. Stewart will be based in the UK, and report to David Barker, dnata’s Divisional Senior Vice President for Airport Operations.

Stewart has over 20 years of experience in leading high-performing teams in the aviation industry. Most recently he was based in Dubai, UAE, overseeing dnata’s airport operations globally for 16 years. Stewart left dnata in the summer of 2021 to move to the UK for family reasons. Prior to joining dnata, he held various management roles at Emirates Airline and British Airways. Stewart’s appointment is effective 29 November 2021.

David Barker said: “We are thrilled to welcome Stewart back to our international management team. A widely recognised leader, Stewart made a significant contribution to dnata’s global expansion over the past two decades. He lives and breathes the dnata values and has the unique experience of building and running successful, customer-oriented businesses on an international level. I’m sure that our customers, teams and the company will benefit from his leadership across our European operations."

A trusted partner of over 300 airline customers, dnata provides quality and safe ground handling, cargo, catering and travel services in 35 countries. In the financial year 2020-21 dnata’s customer-oriented teams handled 290,000 aircraft, moved 2.7 million tons of cargo, and uplifted some 17 million meals.