Airport services provider, dnata, announced the appointment of Musdalifa Abdullah as the company’s Managing Director for Singapore.


In a statement, it said in his role, Musdalifa will oversee dnata’s ground handling, cargo, and catering operations at Changi Airport in Singapore and will manage a team of 1,800 employees for over 40 airline customers. 


“I’m pleased to announce that Musdalifa will lead our Singapore team. I’m confident that our partners and colleagues will all benefit from Musdalifa’s customer-oriented approach and extensive experience in the aviation industry. Our Singapore business will be in good hands,” said Stewart Angus, dnata’s Divisional Senior Vice President for Airport Operations.


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A Singapore national, Musdalifa joined dnata in 2017. As Chief Financial Officer for dnata’s Asia Pacific Region, he has played an important role in the transformation and innovative development of dnata Singapore in the last few years. 


Before joining dnata, Musdalifa held several senior positions within the aviation industry in Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. Musdalifa’s appointment is effective immediately.


dnata said it has over 300 airline customers and operates at 129 airports globally.


In the Asia Pacific region, dnata provides ground handling, cargo, and catering services to more than 80 airlines at 14 airports in four countries, including Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, and The Philippines.