Dnata, the ground handling arm of the Emirates Group, has announced an investment of Dh250 million (US$70 million) to support its global expansion. “The investment will span Dnata operations in many of its businesses internationally, which now extends to over 38 countries and employs over 20,000 staff,” the company said.
A total of Dh5.2 million has been allocated to support dnata’s booming cargo operations in Dubai. These investments are focussed on increasing efficiencies and capabilities to help customers in turn operate an efficient, reliable service. Some Dh3.2 million of this also will be spent on purchasing new ground support equipment such as tractors, forklifts and batteries that will help move the many tons of cargo managed by the Dubai operation each year.