dnata wins Oman Air contract in Zurich
ZURICH, Switzerland and DUBAI, U.A.E., 24th October 2011: dnata announced today that it has been selected by Oman Air to provide ground handling services at Zurich Airport.
Oman Air will launch their four weekly flight operations between Zurich and Muscat from Friday, 2nd December, using an Airbus A330-200 aircraft. dnata has been selected to provide passenger, baggage and ramp handling services for these new operations.
dnata’s business in Switzerland already provides passenger, baggage, ramp and cargo handling services at both Zurich and Geneva to over 60 airlines from around the world. The local team continues to win new business regularly and is committed to maintaining the integrity of airline schedules, with over 26,000 aircraft turnarounds handled by dnata Switzerland last year.
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, was founded in 1993 and has evolved into an acclaimed international luxury airline with an Official 4 Star Airline ranking from Skytrax. The carrier has a fleet of 26 aircraft flying to more than 41 destinations across the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa.
In addition to holding ISO 9001:2008, dnata became the first ground handling operation in Switzerland to achieve IATA’s ISAGO accreditation for its entire operation, setting a national industry benchmark.
The four times weekly service between Muscat and Zurich will operate on a Monday, Wednesday, Sunday and Friday commencing Friday, 2nd December 2011.