dnata named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ for the 5th time
-A Monitor Report 07 May, 2019 | 2513 Views|-+
Dubai: dnata, a concern of Emirates Group for the 5th consecutive time has been named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2019 Air Cargo News Awards. The awardwas accepted by Ross Marino, Senior Vice President of dnata’s International Airport Operations, at a gala dinner in London.
dnata’s airport operations saw robust organic growth across its global businesses in the past 12 months winning over 80 new contracts in key markets, including the United States, Canada, the UK, the UAE, Australia and Italy.
The company significantly expanded its ground handling operations at a number of its existing airports, such as Toronto (Canada), New York JFK and San Francisco (US), while also adding new stations, including Los Angeles and Nashville (US) to its network.
In calendar year 2018, dnata handled 700,000 flights and 3.3 million tons of cargo, which represent 7% and 9% increase year on year, respectively.
As one of the world’s leading air services providers, dnata provides ground handling and cargo services at 88 airports in 14 countries.
Entering its 35th year, the Air Cargo News Awards has long been recognised as the "Oscars" of the air cargo industry. Each year over 20,000 votes are recorded and verified to determine the overall winners.