Emirates SkyCargo receives top logistics award in Spain

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 — Barcelona, 6 December, 2016 - Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has received the Logistics Quality Award at the 18th edition of the El Vigía Awards, a prestigious Spanish logistics weekly. The carrier was recognised for its increased activity from main Spanish airports and for the quality of its air cargo management. 

Emirates SkyCargo is the largest international airline cargo operator with a fleet of over 250 wide bodied aircraft, including 15 dedicated freighters- 13 Boeing 777-Fs and two B747-400ERFs. The carrier connects cargo customers in 154 destinations across 83 countries in six continents through its hub in Dubai. 

In 2015, Emirates SkyCargo transported more than 70,000 tonnes of cargo to and from the key Spanish cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Zaragoza on over 3,400 flights. Popular cargo, such as, clothing,  live animals, works of art, temperature-sensitive products and vehicles are exported to main export markets, including the United Arab Emirates, Australia, Mexico, China, and India.

Emirates SkyCargo has been at the forefront of the air cargo industry receiving numerous awards over the years, In 2016 alone, the carrier won the award for Overall Carrier of the Year at the Payload Asia Awards held in Hong Kong, the ‘Best Air Cargo Carrier- Middle East’ at the 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards held in Shanghai, the ‘Best Cargo Airline Middle East 2016’ at the World Air Cargo Awards in London and the ‘Diamond Award’ at the Air Cargo Excellence Awards 2016 in Berlin.

(right) Luís Martínez, Emirates SkyCargo’s Cargo Manager, Barcelona, receiving the Logistics Quality Award on behalf of the carrier.

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Emirates SkyCargo is the largest international airline cargo operator in the world. With an unrivalled route network, we connect cargo customers to over 150 cities in 83 countries on six continents and operate in many of the world’s fastest developing markets. Our cargo hold capacity comprises Emirates’ fleet of over 255 aircraft, including 14 freighters – 13 Boeing 777-Fs and one B747-400ERFs.

Emirates SkyCargo operates state-of-the-art cargo facilities at its dual hub locations in Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) with cargo being moved 24/7 by truck between the two airports via a bonded virtual corridor.

Emirates SkyCargo offers specialised cool chain solutions for perishables and temperature sensitive product such as pharmaceuticals. The carrier operates the first and the largest GDP certified multi-airport hub in the world with 8600 square metres of dedicated space for pharmaceuticals across its hub.

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