UAE-based catering specialist Alpha Flight Services has signed a 10-year concession agreement with Ras Al Khaimah International airport (RKT).
The partnership will see Alpha invest in infrastructure and provide inflight catering services to more than ten airlines at the airport. In addition, it will operate three F&B outlets, the airport lounge, and a number of vending machines at RKT.
Atanasios Titonis, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, said: "We are excited to start this new long-term partnership with Alpha Flight Services as we build our profile in refining the customer experience in the food and beverage field as well as lounge and flight catering. This is an important step for us as we embark on our journey towards transitioning into a tourism-centred destination airport."
Alpha Flight Services has been operated by global air and travel services provider dnata since 2010. In recent years, Alpha has significantly expanded its operations and currently provides high-quality catering services to customers, including over 30 airlines, from its kitchen near Sharjah International Airport (SHJ).
At SHJ, Alpha operates 11 outlets, including seven café restaurants and four kiosks, an airport lounge as well as a newly upgraded and renovated hotel.