dnata wins multi-year contract from Maersk at Cologne Bonn Airport
dnata’s team will handle up to 6,000 tonnes of cargo annually for Maersk Air Cargo
dnata has been awarded a multi-year contract by Maersk Air Cargo in Germany. "The partnership will see dnata provide quality and safe cargo handling services to the airline at Cologne Bonn Airport," says an official release.
dnata’s team will handle up to 6,000 tonnes of cargo annually for Maersk Air Cargo, which currently operates weekly flights between Cologne and Greenville, USA with a Magma Boeing 747-400F aircraft, the release added. "The airline plans to increase weekly frequencies, significantly expanding cargo capacity on the route in the coming months."
Stef van Binst, Managing Director, Belgium and Germany, dnata says: “We are proud that Maersk has chosen dnata as its trusted provider for safe, reliable and efficient cargo handling services. This significant contract win is a testament to our Cologne team’s hard work and unwavering commitment to service excellence. We look forward to a successful partnership with our newest customer in Germany.”
dnata entered the German cargo market through a strategic acquisition of the exclusive operator of the Cologne Bonn Cargo Centre, a 12,000 sqm facility at the airport, in 2022. dnata currently serves 20 airline customers with a team of around 100 professionals. In the financial year 2022-23, dnata handled nearly 60,000 tonnes of cargo in Cologne, the release added.