1,000+ employees




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 23,000 employees across five continents and 38 countries.

Our expertise in ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering has earned us numerous awards and the admiration of the industry.

Ground handling

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 over 255,000 passengers continue safely on their journey.


Our cargo operation spans three continents. A combination of modern facilities, advanced computer-based process systems and cargo experts, handling over 1.6 million tonnes of cargo annually, ensures customer satisfaction in every location.


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. With Travel Republic, and Gold Medal Travel Group, our expertise reaches far beyond the over 200 retail outlets we operate.


We bring quality you can taste to passengers flying through 61 airports across 12 countries, sending over 41 million meals into the sky each year.

With dnata in Italy and Singapore, Alpha Flight Group in the UK, USA, Europe and Australia, dnata Newrest in South Africa and En Route in the UK, USA and Dubai our catering offering is truly global.

Dnata Companies House Information



The Trident Centre,
Port Way,

T: 020 8754 1066


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