ASIAN GROUND HANDLING~ Dnata inks pact with Toll Air Services

Dnata has signed a strategic partnership with Toll Air Services, one of Australia’s leading ground handling operators. Toll Air Services is a division of Toll Holdings Ltd. The partnership, in which Dnata has acquired a 50 percent share, will inject new capital, equipment and technology into Toll’s Australian airport operations, in addition to the sharing […]


Dnata has signed a strategic partnership with Toll Air Services, one of Australia’s leading ground handling operators. Toll Air Services is a division of Toll Holdings Ltd.

The partnership, in which Dnata has acquired a 50 percent share, will inject new capital, equipment and technology into Toll’s Australian airport operations, in addition to the sharing of ground handling best practices.

Toll managing director, Paul Little said: “We welcome Dnata as a strategic partner and investor in Toll Air Services. They will bring into this partnership their extensive operational and marketing expertise in the ground handling business internationally, and we are confi dent that this will be a win-win partnership.

Gary Chapman, president Emirates’ Group Services and Dnata said: “Toll Air Services is a strong business with excellent potential. The Australian aviation market is robust and growing, and we look forward to working with Toll’s management in the coming months to strengthen and grow the business in this market.”

Toll Air Services has operations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Darwin where the company provides passenger, ramp and cargo handling services to a number of major international airlines across Australia.