Ailsa Pollard has been appointed as chief executive of dnata Travel Group in the UK and across Europe. She will start in her new role in November.
Emirates has appointed Steve Allen to the role of executive vice president of dnata. He will be responsible for all businesses covering ground handling, catering and travel across six continents.
Five leading airline catering providers have launched the Airline Catering Association as a non-profit international organisation, based in Brussels, Belgium. Do & Co, dnata, gategroup, the LSG Group, and Newre are all involved in the new body.
Global air services provider dnata has signed another multi-year agreement with a Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines to provide full ground handling services for the airline’s new flights to Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport. This is the second Chinese airline customer that dnata has won this year, adding to the contract with Xiamen Air announced earlier in the month.
dnata has announced it has signed an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Imagine Cruising. Imagine Cruising is one of the UK’s leading cruise and stay holiday distributors with expertise in both the tour operating and retailing of cruise, working with all the leading UK and international cruise lines. Based in Swindon, UK, with offices also in Cape Town, South Africa, Imagine Cruising provides passengers with a range of cruise options around the world.
dnata announced today it has received regulatory approval of its purchase of the entire issued share capital of Stella Travel Services. The purchase includes Stella Travel Services’ five brands: TravelBag, Travel2, Sunmaster, Global Travel Group and Triton Rooms.
dnata announced has it has signed an agreement to purchase the entire issued share capital of Stella Travel Services. Stella Travel Services is one of the UK’s leading travel businesses and includes five brands: TravelBag, Travel2, Sunmaster, Global Travel Group and Triton Rooms.
dnata continues to develop cargo infrastructure at its newest locations, having invested more than £8 million throughout the United Kingdom. Recognising the need for enhanced services at Glasgow, Birmingham, East Midlands, Newcastle and Gatwick airports, and moving Manchester warehouse space to larger, refurbished facilities, dnata has improved the flow of air cargo in the UK.
Iain Andrew, divisional senior vice president, Dnata Travel, speaks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market 2014.
Mohammed Mosaid, Corporate Travel & General Manager - dnata KSA
Abdulla Tawakul, SVP Corporate - dnata