December 05, 2017
 

Emirates has celebrated 10 years of successful operations to Ahmedabad, on 20th November,2017,New Delhi. Since its inaugural flight in October 2007, Emirates has carried over two million passengers and uplifted up to 74,000 tonnage of cargo from Ahmedabad.

With 10 weekly flights and 260 tonnes of weekly cargo capacity offered, Emirates’ service to Ahmedabad has proven to be an indispensable resource for travellers, exporters and importers over the years.

Essa Sulaiman, Emirates’ Vice President, India and Nepal, said,“We would like to thank all our customers and industry partners in Ahmedabad for their long-standing support over the years. We are proud to contribute to the country’s thriving economy, connecting Ahmedabad to key destinations in Europe, the United States, Africa and the Middle East.It’s been a remarkable journey and we look forward to offering further choice and excellent value for money to our Gujarati customers,”

With its strong cargo handling abilities in Ahmedabad Airport, Emirates Skycargo has also been a major contributor to the export growth from Gujarat.  The freight division of the award-winning airline continues to provide additional cargo capacity on passenger flights as well as scheduled and charter freighters, enabling more cargo to be transported in and out of Ahmedabad airport.

Keki Patel, Emirates SkyCargo Manager, India and Nepal, said,“Gujarat has always been an important growth region for SkyCargo.  Over the past 10 years, we’ve seen Ahmedabad perform very well, with increasing volumes of cargo carried out to important markets in Europe and the Americas via our hub in Dubai. We’re certain this positive trend will continue as more manufacturing industries, especially automotive, pharmaceuticals, engineering and chemical industries, are setting up their base in Gujarat,”

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