October 22, 2021

Dnata Promotes former CFO to Managing Director for Singapore

By: DigitalCFO Asia Newsroom | 12 July 2021

Singapore, 12 July 2021 – dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, announced the appointment of Musdalifa Abdullah as the company’s Managing Director for Singapore.

In his role, Musdalifa will oversee dnata’s ground handling, cargo and catering operations at Changi Airport in Singapore. He will manage a team of 1,800 employees, ensuring world-class services and safety for over 40 airline customers. 

Stewart Angus, dnata’s Divisional Senior Vice President for Airport Operations, said: “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.”

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.

A trusted partner of over 300 airline customers, dnata operates at 129 airports globally. In the Asia Pacific region dnata provides quality and safe ground handling, cargo and catering services to more than 80 airlines at 14 airports in four countries, including Australia, Singapore, Indonesia and The Philippines.