Gerry’s dnata to provide ground-handling services to Saudia Airlines
Gerry’s dnata, the largest ground handler in Pakistan, has signed a multi-year agreement with Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) to provide full ground-handling services for the airline’s Pakistan operations across Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Islamabad. Gerry’s dnata’s position is further strengthened with the lion’s share among ground handlers and further underpins the position of the key aviation partner in the industry.
Saudia operates 41 weekly flights, not including pilgrimage flights, from destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to its four points in Pakistan, using a mix of aircraft types, including the B 777, B747, A330, A 300 and B 757s. Gerry’s dnata has been selected to provide passenger, baggage and ramp-handling services for these operations. Gerry’s dnata will also arrange employment for approximately 60 staff of the airline, ensuring a smooth transition in operations and creating opportunities for the local market.