Farnek has been awarded a five-year contract by Dubai Airports. The UAE-based FM company will be responsible for the cleaning services management of landside and airside facilities, including all passenger and stakeholder areas at the Terminals 1 & 2, Concourse D, cargo and logistics at Dubai International (DXB). In addition, at DWC, Farnek will also be responsible for managing the passenger baggage trolley services. Further, it has been noted that Farnek, will mobilise in excess of 800 cleaning staff to fulfil the contract.
“As the gateway to a global destination for tourism and trade, and as the world’s number one airport for international passengers, we have very specific requirements in terms of the quality and standard of cleaning required at DXB. Farnek has been a preferred partner since 2014 and has a very clear understanding of our requirements. Farnek also shares our vision for sustainability in their day to day operations and we value that greatly,” said Dorothee Stein, Head of Facility Care, Dubai Airports.
“Being awarded this contract in the face of intense competition, speaks volumes for our innovative approach to utilising technology and sustainability in our day to day service offering,” commented Julian Khalil, Director Soft FM, Farnek. “We will be using our smart watch technology for example, to service remote areas more efficiently and we were the first company in the UAE to be certified to the cleaning industry management standard for green buildings (CIMS-GB), which effectively endorses our ability to deliver sustainable, high quality, customer focused cleaning services,” added Khalil.