Emirates SkyCargo Wins International Air Cargo Carrier of the Year Award
Emirates SkyCargo has been named International Air Cargo Carrier of the Year at the Economic Times Logistics’ Awards in India.
This event was organised by The Economic Times in India, which is the world’s second largest financial daily after The Wall Street Journal. The awards aim to recognize excellence in logistics that can set benchmarks for the respective industries in India. KPMG India, one of India’s largest auditing and advisory company, rated the nominees on a set of criteria, including connectivity offered, the annual turnover, and growth of the company. The winners were selected by a panel of judges nominated by the organizers.
Emirates SkyCargo is one of the key facilitators of cargo from India and operates stations in nine locations, including Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Cochin, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, and Thiruvananthapuram. Key exports from this market include pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive parts, engineering spares, perishables, and electronic items. In addition to belly space in the passenger aircraft, Emirates SkyCargo operates three weekly scheduled freighters from India.
“Emirates started its cargo operations in India over 30 years ago and our capacity has grown to 183 weekly wide-body aircraft services connecting our customers in India to 150 cities in 80 countries around the world. We are also continually innovating to provide tailored solutions that answer our customers’ cargo requirements. We feel very honored to have won this award and are pleased to know that our commitment to provide innovative cargo solutions is recognized in the market,” said Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo.