Green light for dnata development

Aberdeen Standard Investment’s Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust (AIPUT) fund says it has secured planning permission for its 250,000sq ft dnata City East development from Hounslow’s Planning Committee. Dnata UK chief executive Gary Morgan said: “dnata City East will help us to accommodate increased cargo-handling demand from our growing portfolio of clients at London Heathrow at the time when the airport is on the cusp of major expansion. Securing a state-of-the-art ... [+]

Dnata makes the grade in Zurich

Air service provider dnata has been awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for pharmaceutical handling at its Zurich facility. To meet the requirements, dnata completely refurbished one of its warehouses at the airport and made significant enhancements to its quality systems, operations documentation and facilities management practices.   [+]

Heathrow handler gains safety cert.

  Dubai-owned handling group dnata has gained IATA's Safety Audit for Ground Operations registration for its London Heathrow station, joining ten other station in its network that are similarly certified. The standard includes cargo and mail handling and aircraft loading.     [+]

Dnata opens new cargo hub for Dubai

Middle Eastern handling company dnata’s has opened a new customer service centre for export cargo at Dubai Airport Free Zone. It says it marks the beginning of a product improvement program for airlines, freight forwarders and shippers. Spanning over 5,000 sqm with 50 dedicated staff, the centre is expected to ... [+]

Norwegian chooses UK handler

Low cost airline Norwegian has appointed dnata as its UK cargo handler at Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh. dnata will also manage Norwegian’s regional handling and trucking requirements throughout the UK. Norwegian has introduced five new short-haul routes from Gatwick, Manchester and Edinburgh and two new long-haul routes from Gatwick ... [+]

Handler dedicates new Heathrow building to Cathay Pacific

Middle East-owned handling firm dnata UK has opened an on-airport cargo facility at London Heathrow’s Building 521a, dedicated to Cathay Pacific. According to dnata, it ends months of industry speculation as to who would tenant the prime piece of real estate at the UK's biggest airport. It is promising a ... [+]

Dnata to buy Schiphol handling ops

Dnata is to acquire its Schiphol cargo handling operations from Aviapartner, subject to competition approval expected by the end of September. As well as full cargo handling operations, this facility includes the Schiphol Animal Centre and Temperature Control Centre, as well as its freighter ramp handling operations. Operations comprise 44,000sq ... [+]

Dnata strike is off

A two-day strike by workers at cargo and ground handling company dnata over a pay deal has been suspended after the company made an improved offer, the Unite said today (22 December).  Over 460 Unite members at Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester airports had been due to start a two-day strike ... [+]

Qantas to move to dnata City

Australian carrier Qantas is moving its UK freight handling and offices to the new dnata City centre at London Heathrow under a long-term agreement to manage freight handling on its twice-daily A380 services to Heathrow. The dnata City project comprises a 20-acre cargo complex based on five warehouses, a transport facility ... [+]

Dnata reveals cargo locations

Middle East handler dnata has revealed details of where its new handling facilities at regional airports will be located. They are: London Gatwick: Unit 5, Gatwick Airport Centre, Cargo Road; Birmingham:Argosy Building, Air Cargo Centre; and Glasgow: Cargo Terminal, Building 7/8, Nevis Way. At London Heathrow, two of the buildings in ... [+]

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