July 8 2019  |  Airline & Terminal News

​dnata opens new lounge for young passengers at DXB

By Rick Lundstrom

Senior management and three young customers cut the ribbon at dnata's new lounge at DXB

dnata has opened a new airport lounge at Dubai International Airport exclusively for unaccompanied minors and staffed by specially trained team.

Located at Terminal 1, the lounge is decorated in vibrant colors. It is equipped with games and entertainment screens and open 24 hours.

“dnata employs more than 70 dedicated agents who work closely with airline representatives to ensure unaccompanied minors are in safe hands, reach departure gates on time and receive priority boarding,” said a release from the company. “dnata has seen these services become increasingly popular in the UAE in recent years. In 2018 the dnata team assisted 8,000 unaccompanied minors at Dubai International (DXB), 27% more, than five years ago.”

dnata provides its services for unaccompanied minors to over 120 airline partners at the two Dubai airports. Customers should contact their airlines for further information on the services.

“Our friendly team will make sure young flyers spend a memorable time in our new lounge and have a smooth and safe passage through the airport,” said Steve Allen, Divisional Senior Vice President, UAE Airport Operations, dnata.

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