dnata extends partnership with Qatar Airways Cargo in Belgium
dnata handled 25% more cargo for the airline at Brussels Airport in 2021 than the previous year.
dnata and Qatar Airways Cargo have extended their partnership in Belgium. The multi-year extension of the contract will see dnata continue to deliver a range of cargo handling and road feeder services for the airline from its state-of-the-art facility at Brussels Airport.
Qatar Airways Cargo currently operates a mix of 15 freighter and passenger flights each week to and from the Belgian capital. dnata handled 25 percent more cargo for the airline at Brussels Airport in 2021 than the previous year.
"We are proud to have earned the trust and loyalty of Qatar Airways Cargo with our reliable and safe services," says Stef Vanbinst, Managing Director, dnata Belgium. "We continue to invest in our operations to consistently provide world-class quality to the airline and its customers."
dnata entered the Belgian cargo market in 2019, substantially increasing cargo capacity in the Benelux states. Since then, it has more than doubled the size of its advanced cargo centre which now covers an area of 7,000 m². dnata has also been operating the animal care & inspection centre offering a top-notch, 2,000 m² facility for the handling of live animals at the airport.
dnata handled 80,000 tonnes of cargo in 2021 with a team of 120 employees in Brussels.
dnata has made significant investments in advanced infrastructure to enhance cargo offering including the opening of the new cargo facilities in London, Manchester (U.K.), Karachi and Lahore (Pakistan), and additional cargo capacity and infrastructure in Brussels (Belgium), Sydney (Australia) and Toronto (Canada).
dnata recently announced that it would invest over €200 million in its operations in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), and operate one of the world's largest and most advanced cargo facilities at Schiphol Airport.