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Network Aviation Group is delighted to announce that we have been featured in the 16th annual Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, as we continue to keep vital air cargo flying around the world.

Since March this year and throughout the pandemic, Network’s global teams have been operating various charter as well as scheduled flights carrying Personal Protection Equipment and other lifesaving provisions around the globe. Utilising freighter and passenger converted aircraft in its managed fleet, hundreds of flights have been successfully completed, carrying millions of PPE items such as masks, gloves and gowns on each flight, with more still operating throughout the last quarter of 2020.

The entire Network Aviation Group has around 200 employees, with 48 global sales offices throughout the UK, Europe, North America, Central America, India, the Middle East, Asia as well as across Africa. Network offers a variety of sales and services to client airlines as well as managing a fleet of freighter aircraft on a network of scheduled routes and charter operations on a worldwide basis. Network Aviation Group are proud to represent many of the world’s leading airlines.

Andy Leslie, Group Chairman commented: “I’m so pleased that our ever-evolving business has achieved 104th place in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 for the first time. This achievement is a credit to all our staff, worldwide, who innovatively and effectively create solutions to ensure all cargo is safely delivered to our clients with excellent service to aid them during these unforeseen circumstances. Some of the local communities where we operate have been terribly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, and I am very proud to be a part of a company whose efforts can benefit people around the world that have suffered due to COVID-19.”

“The league table ranks Britain’s leading mid-market private companies with the biggest sales – before the pandemic struck. It highlights their continuing contribution to the economy at this difficult time. It also gives examples of how they have stepped up to support their communities and the NHS. The league table was published this weekend with the Business section of Sunday Times, on their tablet edition, and on the Fast Track website.” – The Sunday Times

Gerry’s dnata Expands Offering; Launches Line Maintenance Services in Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan, 13 January 2022 – Gerry’s dnata, Pakistan’s leading ground services provider, has expanded its offering. The company obtained Maintenance Organization Approval from the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority to provide aircraft line maintenance services to airline customers, and now offers a one-stop-shop of ground handling, cargo and technical services at the airports of Karachi (KHI), Lahore (LHE) and Islamabad (ISB). 

Gerry’s dnata’s team of professionals can provide full line maintenance support and are trained on customers’ company procedures, providing a seamless service to both passenger and cargo airlines.

The launch customer is flydubai, which Gerry’s dnata already serves at four airports in Pakistan providing a range of ramp and passenger handling services to the airline and its customers.

Syed Haris Raza, Vice President of Gerry’s dnata, said: “As Pakistan’s leading ground handler, we constantly enhance our offering to best meet the needs of our customers. We are confident that our airline partners will welcome the expansion of our portfolio and take advantage of getting quality and safe ground handling and technical services from a single provider. Our team of highly trained, seasoned professionals will deliver world-class quality and safety for our valued customers.”

Mick Hills, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Maintenance at flydubai, said: “We are looking forward to expanding our relationship with Gerry’s dnata to include line maintenance services in Pakistan. Having a single, local provider to oversee our line maintenance, as well as ground handling, will add more efficiencies to our fleet management and ensure a quicker turnaround of our aircraft.”

Gerry’s dnata have the capability to handle the following aircraft types for scheduled, unscheduled and AOG services:

  • Airbus A319/A320/A321 NEO (CFM LEAP-1A)
  • Airbus A318/319/320/321 (CFM56)
  • Airbus A319/320/321 (IAE V2500)
  • Airbus A330 (RR RB 211 Trent 700)
  • Airbus A330 (GE CF6)
  • Boeing B737-600/700/800/900 (CFM56)

Over the past year, Gerry’s dnata has continued to enhance its operations and services to deliver the highest level of quality and safety and help airline customers safely transport passengers and precious cargo to and from Pakistan. It made significant investments in infrastructure, technology and equipment, including the opening of a new, state-of- the-art cargo facility in Lahore which doubled the company’s cargo handling capacity at the airport.

Gerry’s dnata’s quality of service helped it win or retain over 20 contracts with key accounts across its network. The company also achieved prestigious industry certifications, including GDP and IATA’s ISAGO accreditation, which validate its capabilities and place the business in a market leading position.

Gerry’s dnata serves more than 20 airline customers at seven Pakistani airports. The company’s team consists of over 2,500 dedicated aviation professionals who assist more than seven million passengers and handle 150,000 tons of cargo annually.

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Gabor Vasarhelyi
Public Relations, dnata