MAXIMUS FLIES HIGH WITH TOP CARGO AWARD
The awards celebrate the region’s shipping, cargo and logistics industries and honour regional and international players that have delivered outstanding performance.
Organised by ITP Business Publishing, the awards ceremony took place at the Al Murooj Rotana in Dubai, and was attended by more than 200 top executives from the Middle East transportation and logistics industries.
Accepting the award on behalf of Maximus Air Cargo, president and chief executive officer Fathi Hilal Buhazza, said: “To be so honoured by our peers in the industry speaks highly for what we have set out to achieve at Maximus.
“Already in 2008, we have tripled our turnover and were among the very first carriers to bring aid relief to disaster-stricken communities in Myanmar and China.
“Maximus is committed to providing superior customer care when managing air transport requirements and logistics solutions for our clients that include royalty, governments, multinational companies, humanitarian and relief organisations.
“Our philosophy is rooted in offering customers responsive, practical, and cost effective solutions which combine a personal approach with innovative customer service. Being recognised as Cargo Operator of the Year is independent testimony that we are achieving our objectives.”
The Middle East Supply Chain & Transport Awards comprise 16 categories in logistics, sea freight and air cargo, with nominations judged by a prestigious panel of industry experts.
Cargo Operator of the Year (Cargo Airline) was awarded on the basis of consistently delivering industry-leading service across the Middle East and to the international market in the past 12 months.
So far this year, Maximus Air Cargo, the specialist ‘heavy-lifter’ of the airfreight world, has more than tripled its turnover compared to 2007. At the same time, aircraft hours sold increased 6.3 times from 471 to 3,062.
Turnover for January-April 2008 was AED 122.77 million, compared to AED 37.80 million for the same period last year.
Maximus now has a fleet of eight all-cargo Antonov An-124-100, Airbus A300-600RF, Ilyushin IL-76TD, and Lockheed Hercules L382G aircraft operating across the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
With its Airbus freighters, Maximus operates regular scheduled cargo services on behalf of airlines including Etihad, Iberia, Air France, and Sudan Airways. So far this year, the company has also secured additional short and medium term aircraft wetlease contracts.
The carrier was the second to be granted landing rights by the Myanmar government and has so far delivered more than 90 tons in two flights on behalf of the UAE Red Crescent Association, arriving within three days of the disaster being declared following Cyclone Nargis.
Maximus has also delivered relief supplies to Sichuan province in China which has been devastated by an earthquake. Two more flights for the UAE Red Crescent from Abu Dhabi to Chengdu left last week, airlifting more than 70 tons of blankets and tents.
Four flights on behalf of the UN World Food Program, Médecins du Monde, and the UK Department for International Development carried more than 180 tons of medicine, food, tents, shelters, plastic sheeting, and tarpaulins to Yangon on board Ilyushin 76 and Airbus A300 cargo planes.
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Phone: +971 2 447 4900 ext. 306
maximus AIR CARGO
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Fax: +971 2 447 4910
MAXIMUS AIR CARGO with its Headquarters in the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi is the largest all cargo airline in the UAE and premier operator of outsized cargo aircraft in the Middle East.
By operating a fully owned fleet now comprising Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan, Airbus A300-600RF, Ilyushin IL-76TD Candid and the recently added Lockheed L-382 Hercules cargo aircraft, MAXIMUS AIR CARGO not only has the ideal aircraft for just about any air cargo requirement, it has also rapidly gained a strong reputation for its 'first-class-approach' to the regions air cargo charter market.
MAXIMUS AIR CARGO being granted an Air Operators Certificate (AOC) and a civilian Certificate of Airworthiness in accordance with CAR-OPS by the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the company is fully adhering to the stringent UAE Civil Aviation Authority standards, comparable to JAR OPS-1.
Established in 2005, the company with its qualified and highly skilled 130+ member strong workforce is focusing on superior customer care when managing air transport requirements and logistics solutions to Royalty, governments, multinationals, humanitarian & relief organisations alike. With a belief that superior customer service and outstanding reliability is what the market demands, MAXIMUS’ philosophy is rooted in offering its customers responsive, most practical & cost effective solutions, which combine a personal approach with innovative customer service.
Looking forward, MAXIMUS AIR CARGO’s plans are firmly aimed at adding further all cargo aircraft to its fleet and expanding its portfolio in the aviation support services area in the near future.
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