Emirates SkyCargo wins multiple accolades

DUBAI, U.A.E., 02 August 2017- Emirates SkyCargo has once again topped the air cargo industry by winning several awards at industry forums around the world. The freight division of Emirates was recently named ‘Best Air Cargo Carrier- Middle East’ at the 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards held in Singapore. This is the third consecutive time that Emirates SkyCargo has won this prestigious recognition. 

Organised by Asia Cargo News, the AFLAS awards are an important recognition for leading service providers in the  global cargo industry. As the finalists and the winners are determined by the over 15,000 readers of the publication, Emirates SkyCargo’s win is a true reflection of customer sentiment in the air cargo industry. 

Earlier in June 2017, Emirates SkyCargo won dual awards at the ‘Quality Award Italy 2016’, organised by the IATA Airfreight Forwarders Association Italy (ANAMA) which recognizes the best performing organisations in the air cargo industry in Italy. The cargo carrier was named ‘Best Carrier- All Services’ and ‘Best Carrier- Flown as Booked’ at the awards ceremony held in Milan which brought together over 400 senior members from the air cargo and related industries. 

Emirates SkyCargo’s emphasis on quality and customer focus were also recognised across other parts of its extensive global network. The air cargo carrier was awarded ‘Best Airline - Flown as Booked’ by the Air Cargo Agents Association of Pakistan (ACAAP). In addition Emirates SkyCargo was also named the ‘Best International Cargo Airline of the Year 2016-17’ by Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), India for the second year running. 

Emirates SkyCargo is an important partner to businesses around the world helping transport goods across a network of over 155 global destinations with its state of the art fleet of 259 wide bodied aircraft including 14 freighters- 13 Boeing 777-Fs and one B747-400ERF. With specialised transportation solutions for business verticals such as pharmaceuticals, perishables and automotive, Emirates SkyCargo is an important facilitator of trade and commerce globally. 

Noryate Abdul Rahman, Emirates Cargo Manager Singapore receiving the 2017 AFLAS award for Best Cargo Carrier- Middle East from Sachi Balla, Vice President, SATS Cargo

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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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