Emirates wins Top Cargo Handling Airline Award in Cochin for 2013
emirates has recently been declared the ‘Top Cargo Handling Airline of Cochin 2013’. V. M Dinesh, Cargo Manager in Kerala, Emirates accepted the award from the Chief Guest P.K. Hormis Tharakan, IPS ( Retd.), former DGP ( Kerala) and DG ( RAW) at the event held in Kerala. Commenting on the achievement, Nabil Sultan, DSVP, Cargo, Emirates said that the award is a testimony of the unflagging efforts by the team to make Emirates SkyCargo a successful cargo airline in the India market. “We are delighted to win this year and I would like to congratulate the entire India team for the constant effort they have put in to make this possible,” he said.
The airline carries over 1,400 tonnes of weekly cargo combined from Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. Additionally, it operates two weekly freighters with a capacity of over 200 tonnes payload on the Dubai-Mumbai-Dubai route as well as the Dubai-Chennai-Hong Kong-Dubai route. Overall, Emirates SkyCargo carried over 2 million tonnes of cargo inclusive of imports and exports in the calendar year 2013.