July 21, 2024

Alpha Flight Services expands in the UAE

Alpha Flight Services has expanded its food and beverage operation for on-the-ground and flight catering at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport in the UAE.

The caterer has secured 10-year concession agreements for inflight catering, lounge services, and food and beverage business at the airport.

Mark Whelan, GM Alpha Flight Services, said: “A big thank you to all involved to date and continuing with us on this exciting journey. The Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Team has given their unwavering support throughout the process and we look forward to working closely with it to bring RAK Airport to the world and the world to RAK Airport.”

He added: “I am very proud and inspired by the way our people have risen to the challenge of this new operation. They have done it whilst handling the busiest volume we have seen since 2019 in the UAE and with flexibility, resilience, courage and a caring heart.”

The company is part of dnata and also opened a full catering production facility at Sharjah International Airport in 2010 to provide culinary and inflight retail services to a wide range of airline customers there, as well as operating food and beverage outlets and an airport lounge. This is a joint-venture with, Air Arabia, and services also include a comprehensive range of ancillary services such as dry cleaning, laboratory services and off-airport event catering.