In 1959, dnata was a small ground-handling operation with just five staff members. Today, we’re the fourth largest combined air services provider in the world with over 20,000 employees across five continents.
Our expertise in ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering has earned us over 30 awards and the admiration of the industry. Today our business can be found in 38 countries offering customers our expertise in ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering.
Our ground crews thrive in some of the world’s busiest airports. The UAE, Pakistan, Singapore, China, the United Kingdom, Australia, the Philippines, Switzerland and Iraq all benefit from our ground-handling expertise. Every day, we’ll help almost 200,000 passengers continue safely on their journey.
Our cargo operation spans three continents. We keep our customers happy through a combination of modern facilities and advanced computer-based process systems, handling over 1.7 million tons of cargo annually, or 4,766 tons of cargo a day. .
As the fourth largest travel management company in the world, we manage everything from business and incentive travel and worldwide tour operations - covering leisure, sports and active holidays—through to hotel sales and marketing representation, offshore and marine services, and government and corporate services. .
Our in-flight catering business expanded from an operation in Singapore when we acquired Alpha Flight Group Limited in 2010. This growth helps us bring quality you can taste to passengers flying through 62 airports across 12 countries.
World Travel Awards – dnata named World’s Leading Air Travel Service Provider
Aviation Business Awards - dnata named Ground Handling Provider of the Year
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World Travel Awards – dnata named Middle East’s Leading Tour Operator