Dnata opens state-of-the-art cargo complex at Manchester Airport

The facility is capable of processing in excess of 150,000 tonnes of cargo annually

  
Dnata travel named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ for the 6th consecutive year at the 2020 Air Cargo News Awards. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle.

Dnata travel named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ for the 6th consecutive year at the 2020 Air Cargo News Awards. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle.

Dnata, one of the world's largest air services providers, has opened a new, state-of-the art cargo complex, Dnata City North, at Manchester Airport, with an investment of over 30 million pounds.

The facility is capable of processing more than 150,000 tonnes of cargo annually and allows the company to significantly expand and consolidate its Manchester operations, the provider said in a statement Thursday.

It is equipped with the latest technologies and complies with the highest industry standards ensuring efficient and safe handling of all types of cargo, including pharmaceuticals, perishables, dangerous goods, aircraft engines and vehicles.

Alex Doisneau, managing director of Dnata UK, said: "Our continued investment and expansion in the UK underlines our commitment to our customers and the local cargo industry at a critical time, providing operational excellence at key gateways across the country."

(Writing by Brinda Darasha; editing by Seban Scaria)

brinda.darasha@refinitiv.com 

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