15-Nov-2013 3:40 PM

dnata airport operations, catering, travel services and cargo handling revenues up in 1HFY2014

dnata reported (12-Nov-2013) its airport operations revenue increased 16% year-on-year to AED1.4 billion (USD381 million) in 1HFY2014. The number of aircraft handled increased 9% to 141,845. In-flight catering revenues increased 39% to AED891 million (USD243 million) and number of meals uplifted increased 81% to 22.4 million, reflecting the acquisition of Servair in Jun-2013. Travel services revenue increased 16% to AED303 million (USD82 million). Cargo handling revenues increased 4% to AED546 million (USD149 million) due to an overall increase in tonnage, including a 2% increase at its UK and Switzerland operations to 809,236 tonnes. dnata reported total revenue of AED3.7 billion (USD1 billion) and profit of AED458 million (USD125 million) for the half-year. [more - original PR]