dnata launches passenger services at New York-JFK Airport
Aug 17, 2018: Ground handler giant dnata has launched passenger handling operations at New York-JFK Airport.
Already providing ground handling to over 50 airlines in the United States, this is a natural portfolio extension for dnata in New York.
The launch customer is Panama’s flag carrier - Copa Airlines, which operates four daily flights with an annual capacity of 364,000 passengers between New York and Panama City using the Boeing 737 aircraft.
The company has been awarded over 40 new contracts in the United States in the past 12 months.
With this new contract, dnata’s global ground handling operations now serve over 270 airlines at 75 airports in 13 countries.
David Barker, chief executive officer of dnata USA, said: “Expanding our passenger services portfolio is part of our overall strategy to offer a full range of quality ground handling services in all of our 27 airports in the country. With our dedicated team and passion for service excellence, we continue to deliver the promises our customers make, while ensuring the highest level of safety across our operations.”