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Dnata and Lufthansa Group expand partnership in US

Posted 7 May 2019 · Add Comment

Dnata and Lufthansa Group have expanded their partnership in the United States.

 

Dnata has been selected to provide ramp, secure clean and passenger handling services to Lufthansa at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and now serves the airline group, including Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines and Edelweiss Air, at eight airports in the country.

In Austin, Dnata will handle Lufthansa’s new Frankfurt flight, which the airline operates five times a week, using its Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

Including the German carrier, Dnata now provides air services to three airlines in the state capital of Texas with a team of 75 customer-oriented aviation professionals.

David Barker, chief executive officer of dnata USA, said: “We are proud to be the ground handler of choice for a leading global airline group in the world’s largest aviation market. Our newest contract with Lufthansa is a testament to our successful partnership and the consistent high quality our teams deliver across the U.S. We stay committed to providing best-in-class services to our airline customers and their passengers, every day.”

Holger Bremes, director commercial Airport Infrastructure, Lufthansa Group, said:  “As a premium airline, Lufthansa Airlines is excited to grow the North American relationship with the start of service in Austin with dnata. With our very positive service experience from destinations like Boston (BOS), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and New York (JFK) we are looking forward to providing first class service to our customers with our handling partner at Austin Airport.”

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