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dnata appoints global head of airport operations

dnata appoints global head of airport operations

Ground services provider dnata has announced the appointment of Clive Sauvé-Hopkins as divisional senior vice president for the company's airport operations, effective immediately. In his role, Sauvé-Hopkins will oversee dnata’s global ground handling and cargo business at 97 airports in 16 c...

Will the US join Europe in introducing ground handling regulations?

Will the US join Europe in introducing ground handling regulations?

In January, EASA published the first-ever proposal to regulate ground handling operations across EU airports. The move was welcomed by the ground handling industry, which had campaigned for the introduction of regulation for years. EASA hopes regulation will improve safety on the ramp, and, ac...

Australia faces post-Covid skills shortage in aviation

Australia faces post-Covid skills shortage in aviation

Australia's aviation industry faces a skills shortage after losing so many workers to the coronavirus pandemic, experts have warned. It is estimated 25,000 people left the commercial aviation sector in Australia after airlines made staffing cuts, having been one of the worst hit industries throug...

WATCH: dnata CEO's verdict on EASA ground handling regulations

WATCH: dnata CEO’s verdict on EASA ground handling regulations

ARGS speaks with dnata CEO Steve Allen to understand how the ground handler will be working with EASA to implement the body's recently proposed regulations for ground handling at EU airports. Welcoming the proposals, Allen says the next step is global standardisation of ground handling operation...

dnata boss urges US to implement ground handling regulations after EASA proposals

dnata boss urges US to implement ground handling regulations after EASA proposals

Last week, ARGS was invited by dnata to tour its Dubai headquarters and airport facilities. We took this opportunity to find out more about how the ground handler will work with EASA to implement the body's recently proposed ground handling regulations at EU airports. Having welcomed the proposa...

dnata swaps all airside diesel vehicles for electric smart cars at Schiphol Airport

dnata swaps all airside diesel vehicles for electric smart cars at Schiphol Airport

dnata said it has made a further step to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 per cent by 2030, by swapping airside diesel vehicles at Schiphol Airport for electric smart cars. As a part of the ground handler's eight-year green operations strategy, it has taken delivery of 15 electric smart cars, an...

dnata joins ground handlers in applauding EASA’s proposal for EU-wide regulation

dnata joins ground handlers in applauding EASA’s proposal for EU-wide regulation

dnata has welcomed the European Union Aviation Safety Agency's recent proposal to regulate ground handling across all EU airports. Upon implementation, EASA’s regulation will establish a more standardised environment, which will help enhance safety, operational delivery, cybersecurity and cons...

Emirates Group announces record half-year performance

The Emirates Group today announced its best-ever six-month financial result. The Group is reporting a 2023-24 half-year net profit of AED 10.1 billion (US$ 2.7 billion), surpassing its record half-year profit of AED 4.2 billion (US$ 1.2 billion) last year by 138%. The Group also reported an EBITDA ...

dnata welcomes Virgin Atlantic back to Dubai

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has welcomed Virgin Atlantic’s return to Dubai International Airport (DXB) for the first time since March 2019. The company’s dedicated team will deliver a range of ramp and passenger services, ensuring the highest level of quality and...

dnata to save further 650 tonnes of carbon per year with innovative cooling technology in Singapore

dnata, a leading global air and travel service provider, will save at least 650 metric tonnes of carbon and 1.5 million kilowatt hours (kwH) of electricity per year following the installation of a new, innovative technology at its Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) facilities. The introduction of Coo...

dnata’s Airport Handling secures contract with Hainan Airlines in Milan

Airport Handling, a joint venture of leading global air and travel services provider dnata, has been awarded a multi-year contract by Hainan Airlines to manage its ground handling operations at Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). The agreement will see Airport Handling provide a range of passenger, ram...

dnata and American Airlines expand partnership to support carrier’s growth in India

Dubai-based dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has expanded its long-standing partnership with American Airlines to support the carrier’s growing business in India. The Texas-based airline currently operates daily flights between New York and Delhi, as well as offering do...

dnata promotes Phil McGrane to CEO, dnata Brazil

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, announced the promotion of Phil McGrane to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), dnata Brazil with immediate effect. In his new role, Phil will lead dnata’s overall strategy and business, driving the company's growth and succes...

dnata, Emirates Leisure Retail and SEGAP join forces with Zanzibar Airports Authority

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has today celebrated the launch of its operations at Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ) with its partners Emirates Leisure Retail and SEGAP, a joint venture between airport infrastructure and operations specialists Egis, ...

dnata Catering cooks up festive spirit providing over five million special meals globally

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, will provide over five million special meals for its airline partners around the world, as passengers travel to see friends and family throughout the festive period. From mid-December to Boxing Day, the most popular meal for dnata’s glob...

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