DHAKA: Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates was named Best Air Cargo Carrier Middle East for the 17th consecutive year at the Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA), held in Shanghai, China recently.
The AFSCA awards in Shanghai, organized by market leading transport and logistics newspaper Cargonews Asia, are widely regarded as the most authoritative and prestigious awards for the industry in Asia.
Currently, Emirates SkyCargo offers over 1,300 tonnes total weekly capacity from Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, including five weekly freighter services from Shanghai and daily belly-hold services from all three cities. Emirates SkyCargo’s China gateways can be easily connected to South America via its world-class and technologically-advanced Cargo Mega Terminal in Dubai.
“We are honoured to have received the award again and the recognition of the continued success of Emirates SkyCargo by our industry is a great honour,” said Michael Qu, Emirates’ Cargo Manager China, who collected the award.
Trade between the UAE and China has grown by 35% annually in the past decade to $35 billion in 2011, despite the global economic downturn, thus placing the UAE as the second largest trading partner of China in the Middle East, according to the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade.
Emirates has a strong fleet of 174 aircraft including 8 freighters and offers passengers & cargo transportation service to 124 cities in 74 countries.
The AFSCA award comes shortly after Emirates SkyCargo received the prestigious Cargo Airline of the Year award for the 24th consecutive year by trade magazine Air Cargo News.
BDST: 1946 HRS, JUNE 10, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor
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