17 March 2013
2013 Diamond Award Presented by Air Cargo World at the World Cargo Symposium
DUBAI, U.A.E., 16th March 2013: Emirates SkyCargo was presented with Air Cargo World’s Air Cargo Excellence Award this past week, as the World Cargo Symposium drew to a close in Doha, Qatar. The top Diamond award presented to Emirates SkyCargo, recognized it’s achievements in the Air Carrier 800,000 or more tonnes category.
Receiving the award, Ram Menen, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President Cargo said, “This award draws attention, not only to the excellence of our operations, but the excellence of our team throughout the network.” In paying tribute to his team, Mr. Menen invited colleagues attending the final day of the World Cargo Symposium onto the stage to jointly receive the award.
Known for providing the latest aviation news and special reports about the air cargo industry, Air Cargo World’s readers gave Emirates SkyCargo the highest overall ratings in excellence. These ratings were garnered from the findings of its ninth annual Air Cargo Excellence Survey, which measured carriers and airports on specific criteria, raking and identifying top performers. Freight forwarders rated airline carriers on customer service, performance, value for money and information technology.
In the closing plenary session of the World Cargo Symposium, Des Vertannes, IATA Head of Cargo, reiterated the success that Emirates SkyCargo has had since its inception in 1985 with Ram Menen at the helm of the Division.
“It has been a pleasure to see Emirates SkyCargo not only take to the skies, but become one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers. In growing rapidly, we have worked hard to ensure that our reputation is second to none. As a team, we remain resolute to continue to grow with our customers’ needs as a primary focus,” said Mr. Menen.