DCV wins 10th consecutive AFSCA award for airport

DUBAI Dubai Cargo Village has won for the 10th consecutive year the Asian Freight and Supply Chain Award, AFSCA for Dubai International Airport as it has been voted the Best Airport Middle East for its cargo facilities and services.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Sun 6 Apr 2003, 12:49 PM

Last updated: Wed 1 Apr 2015, 7:36 PM

This prestigious award was received in Singapore by Ali Al Jallaf, Director, Dubai Cargo Village.

Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman of Emirates, said: This achievement has come as a result of the supporting environment provided by the Government of Dubai to the Department of Civil Aviation.

Standing at the crossroads between the east and the west, Dubai offers vast opportunity for trade and business. We aim to offer the best possible service and facility to the industry.

AFSCA, which is on its 17th year, is firmly established as the highlight of the Asian freight industry. The name of the award was changed - from Asian Freight Industry Awards (AFIA) to AFSCA - to reflect the ongoing transformation of the various sectors that Cargonews Asia reports about.

The moot point of the AFSCA is that it is the only Asian freight poll where customers, and not a panel of judges, are asked to vote for the best service providers.

More than 13,000 readers of Cargonews Asia, a leading freight industry newspaper, were individually balloted and asked to vote for whom they thought were the best service providers in 37 industry specific categories. All returned nomination forms and final ballot forms were audited by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, an international audit firm. In the Middle East, Dubai International Airport polled 66 per cent of the votes.

Ali Al Jallaf, Director Dubai Cargo Village, said: The Cargo Village takes pride in the standard of services and facilities provided. This award has been given on the basis of customer preference and hence is a reconfirmation of our efforts in providing the best for our customers. We aim to continuously upgrade our standards and provide even better service.

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