Emirates Honoured with Industry Accolades
DUBAI, U.A.E - 16th November 2015 – It has been a week of accolades for Emirates as the airline took home three awards for excellence, at two of the region’s industry leading award ceremonies.
Emirates was honoured with the prestigious ‘Airline of the Year’ award at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards, an annual event that recognises success, innovation and ethics – for both corporates and individuals across the Middle East. The award was collected by Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, Centre.
At the Conde Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards later in the week, Emirates was awarded the coveted ‘Favourite Airline Premier Cabin Middle East’ accolade, collected by Thierry Antinori, Emirates Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Commercial Operations Worldwide. The award, voted for by the readers of Conde Nast Traveller Middle East, is highly competitive with airlines from across the region competing in the category. Emirates’ President, Sir Tim Clark was also honoured at the event, receiving the ‘Editor’s Choice Lifetime Achievement Award’, for his dedication and service to the aviation industry.
“For Emirates these awards clearly reflect a vote of confidence from travellers across the region, who acknowledge and appreciate our continuous drive to deliver high-quality service. Importantly, being bestowed these honours by the travelling public pushes us to work harder and drive through new innovations making sure we always stay on top,” said Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates’ Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations West.
Emirates continues to be a leader in revolutionising air travel, working hard to ensure all aspects of the customer experience are second to none. It is the many advances by Emirates in the area of aviation that have resulted in the airline winning more than 600 international awards.
Highlighting Emirates’ reputation as an industry leader nearly 50 million customers flew with the airline in the 2014-15 financial year, connecting across the airline’s global network and enjoying the airline’s extensive onboard innovations.