Orbit Developments have welcomed dnata, the UK’s largest air service provider, to the Kingsley Hall Office complex close to Manchester Airport taking 2,530 sq ft.
dnata is one of two key divisions within The Emirates Group and provides a comprehensive range of integrated ground and cargo services to over 60 airlines in the UK alone including Manchester Airport and London Heathrow.
The specialist airline services company is the fourth largest combined air service provider in the world serving 131 airports and 402 airlines globally with freight and baggage handling services, aircraft cleaning, loading and offloading, cargo warehousing, security handling and customs management assistance.
Stacey Shortall, Senior Vice President for UK Regions and Ireland at dnata commented on the relocation:
“With our growing business and extensive range of services at Manchester Airport and the UK regional airports, it was important for us to centrally locate our regional corporate offices.”
“Kingsley Hall provides provide a perfect location for us centrally to locate our team in quality environment and we are delighted to be working alongside Orbit Developments on this project.”
Whilst the majority of the business specialises in cargo, dnata also has an extensive Ground Handling and transportation services, it also provides a comprehensive range of customer facing services to improve passenger experiences assisting over 220k passengers per day with check-in and boarding processes, ticketing and gate management and VIP handling.
dnata has consistently won awards for its exceptional service including Ground Handler of the Year, Best Air Cargo Terminal Operator in Europe and Best Corporate and Airline Caterer awards in 2016 and 2017 alone.
Senior Leasing Surveyor of Orbit Developments, Adam Jackson commented on the deal:
“It was clear from the beginning that dnata were looking for an easily accessible office location which would provide a high-quality and professional working environment for their employees and Kingsley Hall met the brief.”
“The property has always attracted a high calibre of business as gated estate and onsite concierge presents a professional image to clients and the open plan workspace can be configured to suit most requirements.”
“The close proximity of Manchester Airport and direct links to the M56 motorway further enhances the attractiveness of the property due to easy access for commuters and visitors alike.”
“We’re pleased to welcome dnata to Kingsley Hall and wish the team all the best in their new offices.”