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Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was named the ‘Highly Acclaimed Global Cargo Airline of the Year’ at the Air Cargo Africa awards held in Johannesburg on 22nd February 2017. Emirates SkyCargo has won awards at Air Cargo Africa four times in a row since 2011.
Air Cargo Africa is an international biennial air cargo event organised by STAT Times, a leading international multimodal transport publication, and serves as an industry platform to showcase one of the key sectors of the economy in the African region.
The award recognises Emirates SkyCargo’s constant efforts to create new benchmarks in the air freight industry by offering customers excellence in service delivery through modern infrastructure and innovative products.
Emirates SkyCargo offers state of the art cool chain capabilities for the transport of perishables such as fruits and vegetables.
In 2016 the carrier won the award for Overall Carrier of the Year at the Payload Asia Awards held in Hong Kong, the ‘Best Air Cargo Carrier- Middle East’ at the 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards held in Shanghai, the ‘Best Cargo Airline Middle East 2016’ at the World Air Cargo Awards in London and the ‘Diamond Award’ at the Air Cargo Excellence Awards 2016 in Berlin.