dnata expands with state-of-the-art cargo facility at Brussels Airport
DUBAI international ground handler dnata continues to increase its global footprint and has invested EUR8 million (US$8
DUBAI international ground handler dnata continues to increase its global footprint and has invested EUR8 million (US$8.99 million) with the opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport, providing 100 new local jobs.
dnata's new state-of-the-art facility in the Belgian capital covers an area of 14,000 square metres and includes 4,500 square metres warehouse space and is capable of processing 125,000 tonnes of cargo annually, reports AJOT.
'It is equipped with the latest technologies and complies with the highest industry standards ensuring efficient and safe handling of all types of cargo, including perishables, pharmaceuticals, dangerous goods, live animals, aircraft engines and vehicle,' the company said.
CEO of dnata, Erik de Goeij, said: 'We are thrilled to establish operations at another important cargo hub. Our best-in-class facility at Brussels Airport significantly increases our cargo handling capacity in the region, which we expect to stimulate the local cargo industry. We see solid demand for our quality services and are confident that this strategic expansion will bring significant benefits to our stakeholders.'
Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company, said: 'dnata has already positioned itself as a key cargo player at our airport with a dedicated infrastructure for pharmaceuticals and an active participation in our cargo community Air Cargo Belgium, consistent with Brussels Airport's strategy to provide specialised infrastructure for vital sectors in our country, and to work towards mutual goals through collaboration. And so, it is with positive expectations I look forward to this new partnership.'