Emirates airline gets Capa award

DUBAI — The Emirates airline has received the "Airline of the Year for 2005" by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (Capa).

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Wed 7 Dec 2005, 9:40 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:19 PM

The award was given during the 2nd Annual Asia Pacific and Middle East Aviation Outlook Summit 2006 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The award took particular note of Emirates' leadership through strategic positioning, including the expansion and development of its passenger and cargo route networks, as well as its success in creating innovative revenue streams and operating efficiencies, which resulted in strong operating profits.

Peter Harbison, Capa Executive Chairman, said: "Emirates has demonstrated its success in fostering growth and competition within the industry and has established itself as a leader and industry benchmark."

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Capa is a leading provider of advisory and consultancy services to the region's airlines, airports, governments, regulatory agencies, tourism authorities and suppliers.

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