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Dnata, one of the world’s largest combined air services providers, today announced the commencement of operations for two carriers who have recently entered the UK market.

At Manchester airport, Airblue, operating its first wide body A340 operation from Pakistan has signed a multi-year agreement for dnata to service its cargo handling business. The carrier, which flies four times a week to both Islamabad and Lahore will be utilising dnata’s extensive UK handling network and inter-airport trucking service.