Dnata is the largest supplier of air travel services in the Middle East, with services also located internationally. Dnata is made up of three foundational divisions, Travel Services, Cargo and Ground Handling. Within these divisions are many specialist brands and business systems, including online booking and cargo websites. Dnata’s ground handling division operates at 20 airports in nine countries worldwide.
Dnata’s international operations now handle as many aircraft turns and as much cargo volume as Dnata's ground handling division in Dubai. This is a significant milestone since their first foray overseas into Pakistan in 1993, which saw the establishment of Gerry’s Dnata in Pakistan. This was followed by Dnata Inc. in the Philippines in 1998 and later in 2004 with Singapore-based ground handling company; CIAS. In 2007, Dnata acquired Jet Aviation, which has since been re-named Dnata Switzerland, and successfully formed joint ventures in Australia, (Toll Dnata Airport Services), and China, (Xian Airport). In Jan-2010, Dnata completed one of the most significant transactions in the industry since the global financial crisis with the acquisition of Plane Handling that saw it enter the UK market at Manchester Airport and London Heathrow. In Mar-2010, Dnata followed up the UK entry by commencing ground handling services at Erbil International Airport in Iraq.
Established in Dec-1977, dnata Singapore Pte Ltd (formerly known as Changi International Airport Services or CIAS) provides a comprehensive range of airport ground services in Singapore. Services offered include passenger and ramp services, catering, IT solutions, training and cargo handling. Dnata (Singapore) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of dnata and a member of the Emirates Group of companies.
dnata acquired Plane Handling in 2010 and took over customer, baggage, ramp, operations and cargo handling services at London Heathrow Airport and cargo handling at Manchester Airport.
Dnata Switzerland, formerly Jet Aviation Handling, is an aircraft ground handling company providing passenger, ramp and cargo handling services to airline customers.
Dubai Duty Free is the world's largest single airport retail operation, based on sales (ahead of London Heathrow and Seoul Incheon), and operates at the fast-growing Dubai International Airport. In 2009, Dubai Duty Free recorded over 20.3 million sales transactions with an average of 55,800 sales transactions per day.
Building on a foundation of over 50 years of experience in the Aerospace industry, Dublin Aerospace is a leading providers of Aerospace MRO services. Dublin Aerospace focuses primarily on Honeywell APU, B737 and A320 Landing Gear and A320 Base maintenance. In addition to this, the company also offers a broad range of technical training courses in all aspects of the aerospace industry and currently holds approvals from a number of authorities including EASA, FAA, JAA, CAA and IAA.
Dufry AG is a leading global travel retailer operating more than 1,100 duty-free and duty-paid shops in airports, cruise lines, seaports, railway stations and downtown tourist areas. Dufry employs around 11,000 people. The company, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, operates in 40 countries in Europe, North America, Central America & the Caribbean, South America, Asia and Africa.
DW International is an independent consultancy based in the UK. The firm provides technical support in the fields of air navigation, civil air communications and air traffic management. The company also develops and maintains bespoke software and manages websites that support air operations.
The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company NV (EADS) is a large European aerospace corporation, formed by the merger on 10-Jul-2000 of Germany's DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA), France's Aérospatiale-Matra, and Spain's Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA). The company manufactures civil and military aircraft, as well as communications systems, missiles, space rockets, satellites, and related systems. The company is headquartered in Leiden, Netherlands and operates under Dutch law.
Its major divisions are Airbus (Commercial and Military), Eurocopter, Astrium and Defence & Security.
Originally founded in 1987, Egypt Jet Aviation provides a range of ground handling services at Egyptian airports including passenger, ramp and cargo handling, fueling, flight operations services, catering and VIP services.
EgyptAir Ground Services is the ground handling arm of EgyptAir. The company provides services including passenger and ramp handling, flight dispatch, fueling and maintenance.
Established in 1989 by Egyptian Government, Egyptian Aviation Services Company provides a range of ground handling services comprising ramp handling, passenger handling, catering and cargo, representation, lounge, lost and found at major airports in Egypt.
Egyptian Marsa Alam Aviation Services provides ramp and passenger handling services at Marsa Alam International Airport.
Embraer - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica SA - is based in São José dos Campos, Brazil, and was founded in 1969 as a government aerospace initiative and then privatised on 07-Dec-1994. On 31-Mar-2006 the majority of Embraer shareholders approved Embraer’s capital restructuring proposal, which consists of a simplified capital structure composed of one type of shares (common shares).
The Company focuses its activities on three business areas and markets:
- Commercial Aviation;
- Executive Aviation;
- Defense Systems.
Established in 1991, and part of the Emirates Group since September 2001, the college offers an extensive range of aviation-related courses and programmes. Offering the ideal launch-pad for a career in the management and technical spheres of aviation, EAC has a proven track record of preparing students for future success.