25 February 2013
DUBAI, U.A.E., 25th February 2013: SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has been named Global Cargo Airline of the Year, by The STAT Trade Times, organisers of the Air Cargo Africa 2013 event recently held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The STAT Trade Times, which forms part of the STAT Media Group, is an international multimodal transport publication, and has since 2006 presented awards in various categories to encourage excellence in the air cargo industry.
Winners are chosen by the worldwide readers of the publication, who nominate their choice in various categories through online participation over a period of a month, and the winners are determined on the basis of the nominations received.
Left to right: Ram Menen, Emirates Senior Divisional Vice President, Cargo, receives the award from Des Vertannes, Global Head of Cargo, IATA.
“Many thanks goes out to all the readers who voted for Emirates SkyCargo. Winning this award is a direct endorsement by our customers of our continuous drive and focus on delivering the highest levels of service,” said Ram Menen, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President Cargo.
The award was presented at a ceremony attended by leaders in the Air Cargo industry, in Johannesburg, South Africa.