Indian Transport & Logistics

Gerry’s dnata becomes first Pakistan ground services provider to get ISAGO registration

April 11, 2019: Gerry

Syed Haris Raza, Gerry

April 11, 2019: Gerry's dnata, the leading ground services provider in Pakistan, has achieved IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Pakistan, and obtained ISAGO Station Accreditation at Karachi International Airport following successful completion of ISAGO audits.

Gerry's dnata is the first ground services provider to be awarded the prestigious safety certification in Pakistan.

Syed Haris Raza, vice president of Gerry's dnata said: "We constantly monitor and measure our safety performance and engage our colleagues at all levels of the organization in continuous improvement. The achievement of the ISAGO Registration demonstrates our commitment and ability to meet the highest industry standards."

Gerry's Group and dnata joined hands in 1993 to provide ground handling services at Karachi Airport.

Since then, the joint venture has continually expanded its operations in the country and today serves 11 airline customers at seven Pakistani airports.

Gerry's dnata's 2,500 dedicated employees assist over 4.5 million passengers and handle 130,000 tonnes of cargo annually.

The company informs through a statement: "ISAGO is an industry global standard for the oversight and audit of ground service providers. It is complementary to the internationally recognized and accepted IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an air operator. The implementation of the ISAGO aims to address the safety risks and incident costs of ground operations."

ISAGO is conducted in a standardized and consistent manner using internationally recognized standards and requires conformance with the applicable ISAGO Standards and Recommended Practices at both the corporate and station levels.

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