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In 1959, dnata began ground-handling operations with just two staff members. Today, over 20,000 employees across five continents provide everything an airline needs beyond planes, pilots and crew.

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dnata Announces Major Enhancements to Global GSE Fleet at Dubai Airport Show

May 15, 2024
The contracts include a planned investment of more than $100 million in GSE for dnata’s Dubai fleet, driven by sustained solid demand and projected further, significant growth...
Ground Handling

dnata Wins Major Contract with Lufthansa Group in Amsterdam

May 10, 2024
The partnership will see dnata provide its passenger and ramp services to four of the group’s airlines - Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines and Air Dolomiti...
Ground Handling

dnata Enhances Singapore Operations with New Managing Director

May 6, 2024
Su Yin will oversee dnata’s ground handling and cargo operations at Changi Airport.
Ground Handling

dnata Appoints Global Head of Airport Operations

April 24, 2024
dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, announced the appointment of Clive Sauvé-Hopkins to the position of divisional senior vice...
Ground Handling

dnata Switzerland Appoints Head of Operations for Geneva

April 22, 2024
Gilles Pettolaz will oversee dnata’s operations, including ramp, cargo and passenger services, at Geneva Airport.
dnata | Matteo Mezzalira
Ground Handling

Airport Handling Continues Investing in Rome Fiumicino Airport

April 18, 2024
Currently targeting to launch operations in the second half of 2024, Airport Handling plans to employ more than 1,800 customer-oriented aviation professionals at FCO.
Ground Handling

dnata Becomes First Ground Services Provider to Gain IATA’s CEIV Li-batt Certification Across 11 Stations Globally

March 12, 2024
The company’s stations in Australia and Pakistan were the first to complete the assessment phase, followed by Singapore, Belgium, the UK, and UAE.
Ground Handling

Autonomous Drones Propel dnata’s Cargo Services to New Heights in Dubai

March 1, 2024
dnata announced the successful integration of autonomous drones into its cargo operations in Dubai, UAE.
Ground Handling

dnata Switches to All-Electric Airside Cars in Amsterdam

Jan. 31, 2024
This transition follows the installation of airside-based electric vehicle charging infrastructure at AMS, allowing dnata an immediate shift to sustainable transport.
Ground Handling

Rollo Appointed CEO – UK at dnata Travel Group

Jan. 30, 2024
In her new role, Rollo will oversee the group’s operations, covering its seven UK-based brands.

Articles & News

Ramp Operations Training

Know the Rules

April 23, 2020
Ground handling rules and regulations change rapidly. Staying up to date is a necessary and regular task.
Airside GSE Ltd. was set up specifically to conduct so-called 'thorough examinations' on GSE in use in the UK. One of Airside’s first clients is international ground handler dnata for its GSE fleet operating in the UK, primarily operating from London Heathrow Airport.
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Airside GSE Puts dnata’s Equipment Through A “Thorough Examination”

Feb. 20, 2014
Legal requirement in the UK put GSE to stringent test every year, and in some cases, every six months.
Scott Perkins
Ground Handling

Industry News - December 2013, January 2014

Dec. 27, 2013
Major Events In 2014March 25-26AviationPros LIVELas Vegas, NVMarch 27-30IATA Ground Handling ConferenceKuala Lumpur, MalaysiaApril 14-16GSE Buyers & Ramp-Ops ConferenceDublin,...

Videos & Resources

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Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Baggage Handling and Cargo in Dubai

March 16, 2023
Across five floors and over 160 kilometres of track, thousands of staff at Dubai International Airport work around the clock to handle baggage and cargo for every flight. Take...
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Cargo Handling Equipment & Accessories

dnata Enhances Cargo Service with Innovative Drone Technology

Oct. 11, 2021
dnata announces it has launched autonomous drones in its warehouses. This video explains how the new devices help dnata digitize processes and monitor shipments with 99.8% accuracy...


Catherine Quenon

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Ground Handlers & Service Providers

dnata Applauds EASA’s Proposal for EU Ground Handling Regulations

Jan. 24, 2024
EASA’s Regulation is scheduled for publication in late 2024 or early 2025. The proposal includes a suggested three-year transition period for implementation post-publication. ...
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

dnata’s Airport Handling Set to Launch Operations at Rome Fiumicino (FCO)

Jan. 9, 2024
Airport Handling will provide a range of ramp and passenger services to airlines in Rome, and the company has committed to investing in new GSE.
Catering & Cleaning Services

dnata Catering & Retail and Sunshine Coast Airport to Help Take Regional Aviation Industry to the Next Level

Dec. 26, 2023
A meeting has followed dnata’s launch of its first catering facility at Sunshine Coast Airport in January.
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

dnata Appoints Managing Director for Switzerland

Dec. 11, 2023
Willy Ruf will oversee dnata’s ground handling and cargo business and operations at Geneva Airport and Zürich Airport in Switzerland. He will manage a team of 1,100 employees....
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

dnata’s Global Training Program Garners Industry Recognition

Dec. 6, 2023
dnata has received the IATA's Corporate Certification for competency-based training and assessment (CBTA) for Dangerous Goods.
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

dnata Awarded Multi-Year Cargo Contract with Maersk Air Freight at Cologne Bonn Airport

Nov. 30, 2023
dnata’s team will handle up to 6,000 tonnes of cargo annually for Maersk Air Freight, which currently operates weekly flights between Cologne and Greenville-Spartanburg International...
Passenger Services

dnata Takes Steps to Enhance Young Travelers’ Journey

Nov. 21, 2023
With an expert team, comprehensive trainings and a specially designed lounge, dnata is working to ensure the well-being and comfort of unaccompanied minors amid a 30 percent surge...
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

dnata Gears Up to Support One of the World's Biggest Airshows

Nov. 10, 2023
dnata will allocate a fleet of 100 pieces of GSE and more than 30 dedicated staff to support service delivery for a seamless execution.
Emirates Group
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Emirates Group Announces Best-Ever Six-Month Financials

Nov. 9, 2023
dnata continued to ramp up operations across its cargo and ground handling, catering and retail, and travel services businesses. This drove strong revenue growth in the first ...