Dnata Cargo 'ready' for new Dubai airport
Dubai, June 23, 2010
Dnata Cargo, a leading ground handler in the Middle East, is ready to serve its customer airlines soon to commence flying into and out of the new Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC).
Dnata Cargo, which already handles for over 120 airlines at Dubai International Airport, will provide the ground handling services to all airlines at DWC, a statement said.
The company has made significant investment in equipment in recent months and is now fully equipped to handle any type of freighter aircraft at the new location, it added.
In this first phase, the cargo facility, which will be known as Dnata FreightGate 8, will have a throughput of 250,000 tons per annum.
Dnata Cargo’s team has the facilities and capability to handle any type of cargo - even perishable goods - as there is a 1,000 cu m capacity of chiller and freezer storage. No fewer than 33 truck docks will accommodate trailers up to 40 feet long, the statement said.
Rollerbed and air suspension equipped trucks, capable of accommodating up to full three metre height 10 ft ULDs, will ensure a swift connection with airports across UAE and GCC, according to the statement.
Dnata's services also include full aircraft servicing, including the placement of ground and operational equipment.
Dnata’s DACS+ software solution has also been deployed and is ready for action. It will ensure accurate and timely processing and tracking of all cargo and documents throughout the brief period they are in Dnata’s possession.
DACS+ is also linked with various other computer systems such as Customs E-Mirsal, the internet-based Calogi portal, Dnata Customer Care Centre and most major airlines.
It will constantly exchange shipment data and status, providing up-to-date status and IATA Cargo 2000 traceability round the clock from entry to exit point on all shipments under processing with Dnata. – TradeArabia News Service