dnata Expands US Catering Operations

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The air service provider, dnata, has expanded its catering operations in the United States. The company has opened two new facilities at Boston Logan (IATA: BOS) and Los Angeles (LAX) airports and now offers catering services from six airports in the country. The company said its catering operations in the two cities are expected to create a total of 250 new, direct jobs with the company over the next 18 months.

Robin Padgett, Divisional Senior Vice President for dnata’s catering division, commented: “We are thrilled to be expanding our catering footprint in the United States by establishing operations at two more major airports.

“Passenger expectations continue to increase as global travel becomes more accessible and travellers experience the varied levels of service on offer. We pride ourselves on providing five-star catering services to our airline customers, ensuring an excellent dining experience for their passengers on board.

“We continue to invest in our operations and team in the United States to deliver on our ambitious goals and become a major player in this strategic market.”

As its first catering centre on the US West Coast, dnata’s new LAX facility has a capacity of 10,000 meals a day. Its launch customer in Los Angeles is Qantas.