dnata extends its partnership with GOL Airlines in Brazil
Recife, Brazil, August 4, 2022 – dnata, one of the world’s largest air and travel service providers, has extended its longstanding partnership with GOL Airlines (GOL), one of Brazil’s leading low-cost carriers.
The contract extension will allow dnata to continue to provide a range of passenger, ramp and baggage services to the airline, ensuring a seamless airport experience for over 19 million passengers and a safe and timely departure of up to to 133,000 flights per year at 20 airports in Brazil. .
The latest contract won by dnata consolidates its position as the leading ground services provider in Brazil.
David Barker, dnata’s Divisional Senior Vice President for Airport Operations, said, “We are proud to extend our successful partnership with GOL Airlines across their extensive Brazilian operations. We will continue to work hard to provide the highest level of quality and safety to the airline and its customers every day. »
André Cruz, COO of GOL, said: “dnata has been an important partner for GOL since 2016, providing excellent services in more than 20 cities in Brazil. This extension further strengthens our partnership and offers our customers the best airport experience.
dnata recently increased its investment in Brazil to become the sole shareholder of its local subsidiary. Over the past few years, dnata Brazil has significantly expanded its presence in the country and currently serves more than 15 airlines at 29 airports with a team of 5,000 local aviation professionals.
Barker added, “Our increased investment in Brazil underscores our commitment to the South American market, our highly skilled team and our global customers. We see excellent growth opportunities and strong demand for our reliable and secure services across the continent. We will seize opportunities to further improve our offering and consistently deliver world-class quality in Brazil and beyond. we operate.“
dnata provides ground handling, cargo, travel, catering and retail services in 37 countries on six continents. In fiscal year 2021-22, dnata’s customer-focused teams handled more than 527,000 aircraft turnarounds, moved 3 million tons of cargo, transported 39.9 million meals, and recorded total transaction value ( TTV) of travel services of $632 million.