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Emirates SkyCargo wins International Air Cargo Carrier of the Year award 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.   

16 February 2016, 12:44pm
Emirates SkyCargo has been named International Air Cargo Carrier of the Year at the Economic Times Logistics’ Awards in India.  Organised by The Economic Times, India’s largest financial daily and the world’s second largest financial daily after The Wall Street Journal, the awards aim to recognise 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.   

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. In 2015, the cargo leader transported over 168,000 tonnes of cargo from India.

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 feel very honoured to have won this award and are pleased to know that our commitment to provide innovative cargo solutions is recognised in the market,” said Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo.

Emirates SkyCargo is the world largest international air cargo carrier. Renowned for the highest standards of product quality in supporting business logistics, Emirates SkyCargo uses cargo hold capacity in Emirates’ fleet of 247 aircraft, including 15 freighters – 13 Boeing 777-Fs and two B747-400ERFs.

Emirates operates daily scheduled flights between Malta and Dubai. Emirates SkyCargo is located on the First Floor at MIA Departures and can be contacted on tel. no 2166 0102, or at [email protected] 

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