Emirates Airline was titled the “Best Arab Airline” in 2012 at the Sabq Tourism Awards in Saudi Arabia reported by WAM.
The Dubai based airlines operates the largest fleet from the Middle East.
Emirates received the title after more than 260,000 votes were succumbed to Sabq, a Saudi online newspaper during its pioneer survey in Saudi Arabia.
Emirates’ Vice President, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Adil Al Ghaith accepted the accolade during the award ceremony in Saudi Arabia.
“It is an honor to receive this new award, which highlights the support we enjoy from customers, friends and commercial partners in Saudi," al-Ghaith told WAM.
“It is also a strong endorsement of the quality of the products and services we provide to our valued clients in this market," al-Gaith added.
The Sabq Tourism Awards focuses to recognize market front-runners in the hospitality and tourism industry across the region.
The ceremony was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh under the patronage of Saudi Minister for Education and Information, Dr Adbul Aziz Khoja who attended the gala to present the awards to the title-holders.