"We have a clear vision to growth our business and invest in opportunities that can enhance our product offering, and where we can add value", said Abdulla Tawakul, Senior Vice President of dnata’s travel business for B2B, in the Middle East & India. "Entering into a joint venture with G Travel enhances our offering to customers and the travel trade. I see many synergies with our travel businesses around the world, who will gain immensely from this partnership.”

“Combining the expertise and resources of the two companies will bring added value to our clients on a global level”, said Finn Vetle Hansen, CEO of G Travel. “Continuing to invest in human capital is key to our success. G Travel has a stellar track record and valuable expertise in a growing sector; and partnering with dnata in this joint venture will enrich our solutions to customers and the travel trade across the world.”

Norway-based G Travel offers best in class solutions for corporate, event and conference, leisure travel and is one of the leading Travel Management Companies in the global marine and offshore travel sector with its growing international and regional network.

dnata is one of the world’s leading air services providers, and has been operating for over 50 years, and currently has operations in the Middle East marine and offshore travel sector from its headquarters in Dubai. dnata’s family of travel businesses include Imagine Cruising, Gold Medal Travel Group, Stella Travel Services and Travel Republic.

The joint venture is effective from 1. July 2016, with no interruption to services currently offered by G Travel and dnata.