Ground support is crucial to the operations of airlines and airports and so the achievements of providers in this field at important to recognise
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Globally, dnata has enjoyed a highly successful 12 months. Securing pharmaceutical certification at its Dubai cargo facility and acquiring catering firm Alpha LSG are just two of the highlights in a year which has seen the ground support service provider grow ever stronger.  


The potential of the Middle East – and in particular, Saudi – aviation market is not lost on AirportsWorld. Over the last year, the company has made itself into a serious competitor on the ground support scene and is fast becoming one of the go-to providers for support services on the tarmac. Innovative systems and intense market research have helped it to develop considerably.

ASE Group

ASE Group has established itself as one of the region’s leading ground support companies. The company has continued to champion safety, training and international standards, and a raft of fresh industry awards displays the high regard in which the company is held.

UAS International

UAS International Trip Support (UAS) expanded its capabilities in the fast-growing Chinese market and bolstered its offering by becoming a domestic handling agent in the country. Success in this area is feeding back into its Middle East operations and allowing the firm to improve its standing on the global stage.


In private aviation, where turnaround times are absolutely key, HADID’s ground handling services excel in providing efficiency and reliability. As the private aircraft sector has expanded over the last year, so too has HADID’s geographical reach, including Africa and Europe.

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