Emirates celebrates a double win at Gulf Business Awards
International Airline company Emirates celebrated a recognition award. Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President International Affairs at Emirates received the award at The Gulf Business Awards Ceremony held at the Palazzo Versace hotel that took place on 29th November 2023. The Awards showcase the region’s most prestigious recognition for businesses, brands, leaders, and entrepreneurs across industry verticals that range from banking, finance and investment, construction and real estate to healthcare, transport and logistics, technology, retail, and hospitality.
Nominees were evaluated and judged on criteria such as innovation, growth, financial results, product quality, service delivery, and corporate social responsibility. A judging panel of industry leaders then choose winners based on the votes received via public voting.
Emirates has had a bumper year of ramping up the rollout of its highly popular Premium Economy cabins as part of its US$2 billion investment in cabin and service enhancements. Today the airline serves twelve cities with the new Premium Economy product including London Heathrow, Sydney, Melbourne, Christchurch, Auckland, Singapore, Los Angeles, New York, Houston, San Francisco, Mumbai and Bengaluru. By the end of this year the list will grow to 14 cities with the addition of Tokyo Narita and Sao Paulo from 20 December.
Sir Tim Clark was also honoured with Transport & Logistics Business Leader of the Year and Business Leader of the Year at the ceremony. The awards recognise exemplary leaders who have demonstrated significant contributions to the growth of their respective industries and organisations. He said to his fellow team members at the awards, “Being awarded this accolade is a true team effort of Emirates’ management, and the many thousands of people that have come through our organisation over the last 38 years who have built it into the airline it is today, in an amazing country and city, the UAE and Dubai. Emirates is a brand that has harnessed itself to Dubai, and with the drive and visionary leadership of this country, we hope that the brand continues to propel itself and Dubai even further.”