Europa Air & Sea reveals growth at newly opened Dubai office

Europa Air & Sea

Europa Air & Sea expanded into Dubai this summer, and has boosted its team with a number of recent hires supporting the business’ plans to expand its global footprint.

Based in Garhoud Dubai, Europa Air & Sea is part of Europa Worldwide Group, a rapidly expanding, privately-owned operator. Europa Air & Sea was established as a separate division in 2015 and has since gone from strength to strength, expanding across the UK and overseas.

From a single overseas site in Hong Kong, 2022 has seen Europa Air & Sea enhance its presence, investing in new offices in Shanghai and Dubai this year.

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Europa is setting the pace in the market, leading the sector at a time of immense change. The company recently reported a tripling in profits – up to £10m from £3.6m in 2020 – and a record £276m turnover for the 2021 financial year (ending 31 December). For the last 12 months to August 2022, the company has achieved arecord turnover of £316m, with Europa Air & Sea contributed to this robust financial performance.

Since the opening of Europa Air & Sea in Dubai, the business has made a number of significant hires within the team including Senior Sales Executive’s, Sagar Shetty and Magnus Mathews, taking the size of the teamto 10.

The Dubai team is headed up by Nathan Lynn who has an impressive track record, with 10 years’ experience in transport and logistics, including seven years at Europa before he relocated to Dubai in 2020.

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“The Dubai office has been operational for three months and within that time alone we have seen a considerable uptake in the services that we provide. We are continually striving to achieve greater global inter-connectivity for our import and export customers in line with trade flow trends, and we look forward to continued growth,” Nathan Lynn, Europa Air & Sea Dubai general manager, commented.

“We are thrilled to welcome two new sales managers to the team, Sagar Shetty and Magnus Mathews. The progress we’re already experiencing reflects the increasing demand we are seeing from customers for our expertise in air and sea logistics solutions in the UAE.”

“Listening to our customers is a vital part of what we do, and because of this it enables us to drive forward and expand Europa Air & Seas footprint in the market. We are committed to ensuring visibility in our customers’ supply chain, and this is achieved through not just industry leading technology but by also having Europa offices globally, meaning we can offer Europa customer service from end to end. Europa Air & Sea Dubai has seen promising growth so far and I am looking forward to the continued success in the UAE,” Angus Hind, Air & Sea director, said.

Europa continues to invest heavily in both its corporate and operational capabilities right across the business. By developing the process and systems which exemplify the personal service which Europa prides itself on andunderpinning these with the right technology to optimise efficiencies, the Group strives to enhance its commercial resilience.  

Europa Worldwide Group is an ambitious independent logistics operator with three divisions – Europa Road, Europa Air & Sea and Europa Warehouse and has featured in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 for the third time and employs over 1,300 across the UK, Dubai, Shanghai and Hong Kong.