dnata opens state-of-the-art cargo facility at Brussels Airport
-A Monitor Report 28 Mar, 2019 | 547 Views|-+
(From left to right) Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company, and Erik de Goeij, CEO, dnata The Netherlands and Belgium
Dubai: dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers,and a member of Emirate Group launches operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport. dnata’s expansion into the Belgian capital represents an investment of EUR 8 million and creates up to 100 local jobs with the company.
dnata’s new facility, covers an area of 14,000 m².
The state-of-the-art facility includes 4,500 m² warehouse space and is capable of processing 125,000 tons of cargo annually. It is equipped with the latest technologies to ensure efficient and safe handling of all types of cargo, including perishables, pharmaceuticals, dangerous goods, live animals, aircraft engines and vehicles.
dnata has been already providing cargo and ground handling services to 25 cargo and 8 passenger airlines at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Dnata plans tol ensure a close cooperation between its Amsterdam and Brussels teams to leverage synergies and deliver the highest possible value for its customers at both airports.
dnata’s first customer in Brussels is Singapore Airlines, which operates eight weekly flights with an annual capacity of 45,000 tons of cargo between Brussels and Singapore, using the 747-400 F aircraft.
Including Brussels Airport, dnata now provides quality and safe ground handling and cargo services at 88 airports in 14 countries. Every day, dnata’s dedicated employees handle over 1,900 flights and move more than 9,000 tons of cargo.