DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo received the Global Cargo Airline of the Year award at a grand gala held last week at The Barnyard Theatre, Johannesburg, as part of Africa’s biennial air freight industry trade exhibition and conference, Air Cargo Africa, that took place from 21 to 23 February.
The award is a significant recognition of Qatar Airways Cargo’s success in the air freight industry. The cargo carrier was nominated and voted the Global Cargo Airline of the Year award by STAT Times readers via online voting prior to the awards announcement. Qatar Airways Cargo made the cut with the highest reader votes among the top five nominees in this award category.
Commenting on this momentous achievement, Qatar Airways Chief Officer Cargo, Mr. Ulrich Ogiermann said: “The ‘Three Rs’ approach - which stands for rates, reliability and relationship - is at the very heart of our business. We are grateful and thankful to our customers who place their trust in our brand and services. Having started off with three freighters in 2003, we have come a long way to reach the number three position on IATA’s international FTK (freight tonne kilometres) ranking today. This award goes out to each and every employee at Qatar Airways Cargo, who strives to ensure we live up to our ‘customer first and service excellence’ motto.”
Qatar Airways Cargo won the Global Cargo Airline of The Year at the recent STAT Times’ International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo event.
Mr. Nicholas Danton, Regional Cargo Manager for Africa (left) received the award and certificate from Mr. Glyn Hughes, Global Head of Cargo
About Qatar Airways Cargo:
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest international cargo carrier, serves more than 50 dedicated freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally with 193 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes eight Airbus A330 freighters, 11 Boeing 777 freighters and one Boeing 747 freighter.
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