Gerry’s dnata wins multi-year contract with Saudi Arabian Airlines

LAHORE (PR): Gerry’s dnata, the largest ground handler in Pakistan, has signed a multi-year agreement with Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) to provide full ground handling services for the airline’s Pakistan operations across Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, and Islamabad. Gerry’s dnata’s position is further strengthened with the lion share amongst ground handlers and further underpins the position of the key aviation partner in the industry. Saudia operates 41 weekly flights, not including pilgrimage flights, from destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to its four points in Pakistan, using a mix of aircraft types including the B 777, B747, A330, A 300 and B 757s. Gerry’s dnata has been selected to provide passenger, baggage and ramp handling services for these operations. Gerry’s dnata will also arrange employment for approximately 60 staff of the airline, ensuring a smooth transition in operations and creating opportunities for the local market.

“There is a very strong, historic bond between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, and it is one of our busiest destinations for outbound travel from Pakistan” said Gary Chapman, President dnata. “Gerry’s dnata is proud to add Saudia to its portfolio. It will create many opportunities for both companies. We believe our success lies in putting the customer and safety at the heart of everything we do, and in helping them achieve their objectives. We have invested heavily in facilities; people, process innovation and technology across Pakistan, and I’m confident our team will provide Saudia the highest level of service and quality we are known for.”

“We have been supporting the aviation industry in Pakistan since 1993, and over the years, have helped the industry continue to grow and meet the needs of the travel communities. This new partnership will further strengthen our position both on a local and global level.” he added.

Warid launches 50-paisa offer for prepaid customers

LAHORE (PR): Warid Telecom, Pakistan’s most trusted cellular operator, has launched 50-paisa offer for its prepaid customers. Now all Warid prepaid customers can enjoy discounted call rates on all local networks. The more customers spend their balance, be it call, SMS or LTE internet, the more they would be able to save and enjoy the exciting voice call rates as low as 50 paisa on all networks. Customers can subscribe to this offer by simply dialing *950#. Warid has always been a pioneer in customer service in Pakistan. The new bundle follows in the footsteps on many accessible and affordable plans that have been offered in the past by the company. With the latest technology and best offers, it is no surprise Warid has topped in service excellence and customer satisfaction in the industry.

Systems Ltd hosts ‘CIO Campaign’ in collaboration with Microsoft

LAHORE (PR): Systems Limited, in collaboration with Microsoft, hosted the “CIO Campaign” in Lahore and Karachi. Regional business heads – Imran Soofi, Naila Sabahat, and Zubair Anjum, VP strategy & business development of the company, attended the sessions. Jibran Jamshed, technology specialist and Rahbar Ashraf, Azure specialist from Microsoft, were also part of the sessions.

This is the first time that such exclusive sessions have been organized by any company in Pakistan. These sessions allowed one-on-one interaction between company representatives and industry experts. The companies that attended the sessions included Sapphire Fibers Ltd., SNGPL, Alfalah Insurance, Ittehad Chemicals, Hashoo Group and UFONE. The agenda was to educate, discuss key challenges, business requirements and demonstrate MS Cloud solutions (including MS Azure; Office365; SharePoint Online and CRM online). The sessions were attended by decision makers and business users from aforementioned companies respectively.

The idea was to keep exclusive sessions with each of the company so that Systems Limited can address their unique business requirements/challenges. As a result of this exclusivity, all participants actively participated in the discussions and shared their issues/challenges.

Systems Limited is an official partner of Microsoft in Pakistan, providing business solutions for companies with Microsoft products integrated in them. The company is a globally recognized leader for next-generation IT and BPO services with a track record of successfully delivering large scale projects.