dnata’s Airport Handling signs deal with Hainan Airlines
Hainan Airlines to operate three weekly flights between Milan and Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport
Airport Handling, a joint venture of dnata, has been awarded a multi-year contract by Hainan Airlines to manage its ground handling operations at Milan Malpensa Airport.
The agreement will see Airport Handling provide a range of passenger, ramp and baggage services to the airline, which will operate three weekly flights between Milan and Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport in China using a Boeing 787-9 aircraft, says an official release from dnata.
"We are proud and delighted to welcome Hainan Airlines to Milan Malpensa Airport and look forward to providing the highest level of quality and safety to the airline and its customers," says Alberto Morosi, CEO, Airport Handling. "We will continue to go the extra mile to be the most admired air and travel services provider and an employer of choice throughout our operations."
Airport Handling is the leading air services provider at both Milan airports - Malpensa and Linate. The company handles more than 25 million passengers and 96,000 flights annually for over 60 airlines, the release added.
In the financial year 2022-23, dnata handled over 710,000 aircraft turns, moved over 2.7 million tonnes of cargo, uplifted 111.4 million meals and recorded a total transaction value of travel services of $1.9 billion.