Dnata abbreviation for “Dubai national Air transport association” Founded in 1959 by using Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum with the total numbers of 5 Employees. In 1993, it has grown notably each domestic and internationally and after years of regular war and merchandising lead them to amplify globally. And these days it’s come to be the arena’s giant business enterprise in aviation provider presenting aircraft ground dealing with, shipment, journey and flight catering offerings in eighty four countries with the overall number of personnel over 6500.
Dubai National Air Transport Association commonly known as dnata is an Emirati airport services provider which provides aircraft ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services across five continents.
dnata was established in 1959 in Dubai, UAE, with just five employees. The name originates as an acronym for ‘Dubai National Air Travel Agency’. It has grown significantly with the first international expansion seen in 1993.
Global expansion was also witnessed in 2008 through the acquisition of a 23% share in worldwide corporate travel company, Hogg Robinson Group (HRG) and 49% acquisition of the global outsource provider, Mind Pearl.
In December, 2010, dnata acquired Alpha Flight Limited, expanding the company even further to cover 62 airports in 12 countries.
In November, 2015, dnata acquired RM Ground Services, in Brazil expanding the operations to 84 countries and operating across 6 continents servicing over 150 airlines.
In February 2018 dnata co-founded the Airline Catering Association, which is based in Brussels, Belgium.