Gerry's Dnata, the joint venture which provides industry-recognized ground handling expertise at four Pakistani airports, recently signed an IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement with Airport Services Management (ASM) of Sharjah for ASM's chartered flights at Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Lahore airports.
|Pictured at the signing ceremony in Dubai are Ufaq Ali, General Manager Pakistan Gerry's Dnata (left); and Vito Gomes, Managing Director ASM.
The agreement was signed in Dubai by Ufaq Ali, General Manager Pakistan Gerry's Dnata (left); and Vito Gomes, Managing Director ASM. Also present was Derek Swan, Senior Vice President Dnata Projects.
Ulfaq Ali said:
'This agreement is further recognition of our ground handling capabilities at the major airports of Pakistan and will extend our reputation for reliable, high quality and cost-effective services for passenger, cargo and aircraft handling.'
ASM, with extensive global experience in aviation business related services, operates charter services to Pakistan from its regional base in Sharjah.
Gerry's Dnata was the first overseas operation of Dnata - sole ground and passenger handling agent at Dubai International Airport - when it was launched in 1993. Since then, Dnata's expertise has also been exported to operations in the Philippines, Iran, Singapore and Sudan.
Gerry's has the distinction of being one of the largest aviation groups in Pakistan and is now ranked as Pakistan’s largest travel, air cargo, information technology, telecommunication and aviation concern. Employing staff strength of 1,300 people, Gerry's is honored to represent a number of international airlines which include Virgin Atlantic Airways, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Royal Caribbean cruises, Oman Air, Air Arabia, United Airlines and Cyprus Airways.
Gerry's also takes pride and pleasure to represent worlds renowned all cargo airline - FedEx Inc. offering air express and cargo services. In addition to GSA representation, Gerry's also maintains the country’s only fully privatized ground-handling operation at all the airports in Pakistan, under joint venture with DNATA, which is a part of the Emirates group. Included in the portfolio of Gerry's is an Information Technology company which includes Gerry's Net - an Internet Service Provider, Gerry’s DSL- Broadband operator, Gerry’s Satellite & Media- Telecom provider and Gerry's Softlogic.