Emojet’s pavilion at the Dubai Air Show 2013 attracted several key international and local airlines. Emojet, a joint venture between Emirates General Petroleum Corporation “Emarat”, and ExxonMobil. The show was held under the auspices of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The Airshow was held at Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali for the first time after it was officially opened for the passengers by Sheikh Mohamed during the last October.
According to Mr. Abdulrahman Qassim Al Ali, Chairman of the Joint Venture, and Commercial Sales Manager at Emarat, the Dubai Air Show has become a major attraction worldwide. It is considered to be one of the three largest of its kind in the industry. The Airshow represents the prominent position the UAE occupies on the international scene thanks to the wise guidance of HH the President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid.
Mr. Abdulrahman said that Emojet is considered to be one of the major jet fuel companies in the region. Since it was established in 1992, the joint venture has become a major milestone in Emarat’s march towards success and has introduced Emarat to the International and regional jet fuel supply market.
He said that the Corporation has succeeded in developing its marketing capabilities through companies like Emojet and demonstrating its technical competence through its participation at the event.
He added that the Air show has also provided Emarat with an excellent opportunity to network with its clients and partners and to get acquainted with the jet fuel industry, mainly in the field of automation, programming, systems and special applications related to safety and the environment.
Mr. Al Ali pointed out that Emojet provides refueling services to Emirates Airlines and many international and regional airlines operating out of Dubai International Airport. Since its inception, the size of its operations has increased significantly through the use of the latest, state-of-the-art equipment and technologies.
So far, Emojet has received seven awards from ExxonMobil, including Wings Award, Regional Airport of the Year Award in 2003 for Africa and the Middle East and again in 2008 for Europe, Africa and the Middle East in recognition of its flawless operations in refueling nearly 18500 aircrafts safely. The company also won the National Wings Awards for the years – 2001, 2004 & 2005 & 2008 and the International Wings Award in 2006 and once again a National Wings Award in 2010 and 2012.