dnata Catering, a part of Emirates Group, celebrated the opening of two Left Bank outlets at Bucharest’s Henri Coandă International (OTP) Airport.
The sophisticated contemporary lounge, bar and restaurant was officially opened by Gary Chapman – President dnata (photo L). Robin Padgett – Divisional Senior Vice President, dnata Catering, was also present at the event. The brand is part of the Emirates Leisure Retail portfolio, with other international outlets in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Melbourne and, now, Bucharest. One Left Bank outlet (105 sqm) is located airside towards the Gates, and the other outlet (110 sqm) is landside in the new departure area extension. The two new Bucharest outlets will help serve the increasing passenger numbers at the airport, which have risen almost 90 per cent since 2010.
In Bucharest, Left Bank will be operated by dnata Catering – a company which already operates 12 F&B outlets and provides inflight catering services at Henri Coandă International Airport. Globally, dnata provides flight catering services at 63 airports across the world and has been present in Bucharest since 2011, where it now employs over 550 staff.
“We are proud to expand our presence in Romania with the opening of Left Bank and to bring such a distinctive, contemporary brand to travelers in Romania,” said Gary Chapman, President dnata. “We’re always listening to what customers want, whether onboard or in the airport, and we know they’ll appreciate and enjoy the Left Bank offering.
Perfectly suited for travelers, Left Bank is a trendy meeting place that offers a creative casual dining menu showcasing the best of European cuisine, and innovative cocktails. Left Bank’s contemporary chic personality is reflected in the bars’ interiors, with each location conveying its own individual style and mood.
Featured image: Gary Chapman, President dnata (L) , Sorinel Ciobanu, Director of Bucharest Airports National Company (C) and Florn Ciobanu , deputy CEO TAROM (R)