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KARACHI, – January 23, 2013 – Emirates SkyCargo, the Cargo Division of Emirates Airline, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, recently held its annual award ceremony to honour and recognise the most productive cargo agents in Pakistan at a gala event in Karachi.
The airline presented awards to the country’s top ten cargo agents in recognition of their performance during 2011-12, in the Cargo Agents Awards Ceremony 2012. The agents were awarded for their outstanding performance throughout the year and contribution to Emirates’ business.
The cargo agents presented with awards were: PK Logistics Supply Chain Management, Sky Cargo, International Cargo Services, DHL Pakistan, Inter Fret Consolidators, Universal Freight System Private Limited, Eastern Cargo Centre, Air Cargo Services, Cargo Express and Agility Logistics (Pvt.) Limited.
“It has been a challenging yet rewarding year for Emirates SkyCargo, with strong levels of growth across several areas of our business. We are grateful for the continued support of all our cargo agents in the Pakistan and congratulate those who have received awards this year”, said Mr. Khalid Bardan, Emirates’ Vice President, Pakistan. “We appreciate the relentless hard work and dedication of the winning companies who have worked under pressure to constantly deliver on time, every time.” He continued “It is thanks to the dedication of these agents and many other agents around the world that Emirates SkyCargo was awarded the honour of being “Air Cargo Carrier of the Year 2012” for the 6th time at recent the Global Freight Awards”.
“Freight forwarders are not only our business partners but also friends and colleagues with whom we interact on daily basis to serve our clients”, said Mr. Faisal Yaqoob, Emirates’ Cargo Manager, Pakistan. “Our relationship with freight forwarders is based on mutual trust, confidence and the ability to deliver goods on time”, he added.
In December 2012, Emirates SkyCargo took delivery of its seventh Boeing 777F, increasing its dedicated freighter fleet to 10 aircraft. Scheduled freighters now operate to 39 freighter destinations.