‘Green’ Turnaround Completed by dnata at Dubai International

Flydubai passengers were disembarked and boarded through towable passenger stairs. (dnata)

The air services provider, dnata, has achieved a significant milestone in its sustainability journey. The ground handler completed the turnaround of a flydubai Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft using only zero-emission ramp ground support equipment (GSE) at Dubai International’s (DXB) Terminal 2.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Emirates Group, flydubai and Dubai Airports, said: “Sustainability is a key focus across operations at the Emirates Group, flydubai and Dubai Airports. The UAE is a major global aviation hub, and in line with the country’s vision to ensure sustainable development while preserving the environment, we are committed to taking meaningful initiatives and continually challenge our processes to deliver the highest possible value for all of our stakeholders. The green turnaround, involving a collaborative effort from airline, ground handler and airport operator, highlights Dubai’s commitment and ability to make a difference by using resources in a sustainable manner.”