24 September 2013
DUBAI, U.A.E., 24th September 2013: Emirates demonstrated its industry leading role last night by picking up Aviation Company of the Year at The Gulf Business Industry Awards 2013.
The award comes as Emirates embarks on another wave of route launch announcements, extending its network across six continents.
More than 300 guests attended the awards night to recognise the best companies and CEOs across nine industries.
Tim Clark, President, Emirates Airline, (left) receives the award for UAE Company of The Year from Ian Fairservice, Motivate Publishing Managing Partner and Group Editor, at The Gulf Business Industry Awards 2013 held last night in Dubai.
The Gulf Business Industry Awards 2013 winners were voted on by a panel of independent, cross-industry judges.
Emirates also picked up the award for UAE Company of The Year, voted by readers of Gulf Business and gulfbusiness.com. Tim Clark, President, Emirates Airline, was present to receive both awards.
So far in 2013, Emirates has launched new routes to Warsaw, Algiers, Tokyo Haneda and Stockholm. In the coming weeks and months, flights will begin to Clark International in the Philippines, between Milan and New York, to Conakry in Guinea, Sialkot in Pakistan, Kabul, Kiev, Taipei and Boston.
Emirates’ fleet of modern aircraft has now grown to 205 including 37 of the highly popular Airbus A380s.
The airline was established in 1985 and has become one of the world’s most successful carriers, winning hundreds of international awards for its products and services.