UAE’s dnata invests $10m in Zanzibar, launches operations at ZNZ

  • Date: 27-Jan-2023
  • Source: Gulf Business
  • Sector:Tourism
  • Country:UAE
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UAE’s dnata invests $10m in Zanzibar, launches operations at ZNZ

Global air and travel services provider dnata launched its operations at Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ).

Also present at the launch were its partners Emirates Leisure Retail and SEGAP, a joint venture between airport infrastructure and operations specialists Egis, and private equity fund manager AIIM (African Infrastructure Investment Managers).

The three companies will work closely together to deliver services for airlines and passengers at the newly-built international terminal (T3) of ZNZ.

The investment of dnata, Emirates Leisure Retail and SEGAP represent over $10m and, to date, has created some 500 local jobs with the companies.

dnata will provide its ground, passenger and cargo handling services to airline customers at ZNZ.

Attending the official launch of @dnatatravel DNATA & Emirates Leisure operations at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA) Terminal 3 in Zanzibar — Abdulsamad Abdulrahim (@abdulsamadz) January 26, 2023

Meet & greet and lounge services are available

In addition, dnata launched meet & greet and lounge services through its airport hospitality brand, marhaba, to help passengers further enhance their experience and enjoy a smooth airport journey from check-in to boarding.

Emirates Leisure Retail has partnered with MMI as a master concessionaire for all food and beverage, duty free and commercial outlets at T3.

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