Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has been named Air Cargo Carrier of the Year at the 20th edition of the Global Freight Awards ceremony held in London.
The Global Freight Awards, supported by the 164 year old freight publication Lloyd’s Loading list, is held annually to recognise innovative ideas in the freight industry.
Emirates SkyCargo is the largest international airline cargo operator with a fleet of over 250 wide bodied aircraft, including 15 dedicated freighters- 13 Boeing 777-Fs and two B747-400ERFs. The carrier connects cargo customers in 154 destinations across 82 countries in six continents through its hub in Dubai. It recently launched a weekly freighter service from Oslo to Dubai to facilitate the increasing exports of fresh sea food from the Scandinavian country to the rest of the world.