DUBAI, UAE, 2021-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Group Security, the industry leader in aviation security services in the UAE, has been awarded one of the highest accolades in the region for business excellence, the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA). Emirates Group Security’s clear demonstration of excellence through strong industry leadership, positive performance, giving back for the benefit of the industry, and continuous improvement across the business helped it secure an award in the Gold category for the second time.
Each assessment cycle, the SKEA Awards follow a rigorous process that adheres to the principles of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM). The SKEA team reviews organizations based a variety of benchmarks like leadership, people, strategy, partnerships and resources, processes, products, services and contribution to society.
Expert assessors concluded that Emirates Group Security’s organising and hosting of the AVSEC Global Symposium, a globally recognised forum for key aviation security topics, as well as its support for industry professionals and leaders from developing countries to participate, learn, network and benefit from the Symposium’s offerings was a key factor in its 2021 Gold category win. EGS was also recognised for its dedication to continuous improvement and the implementation of the highest international standards within every discipline across its business.
Dr Abdulla Al Hashimi, Divisional Senior Vice President of Emirates Group Security (EGS) said: “Winning the SKEA Gold Award is a matter of utmost prestige for EGS as we have collectively worked very hard to attain and embed the culture of measurement. The principles behind the institution of SKEA resonates closely with EGS’ ethos of continuous learning, innovation and excellence. To become an excellent organization, every individual must continuously expand their knowledge and skillset and be prepared for a journey of life-long learning and improvement. I am extremely humbled and at the same time proud of our entire team’s achievement, resolute goal, and the countless hours of dedicated efforts which have resulted in this momentous accolade.
The SKEA awards are presented to government and private organizations that set and follow best business practices year round, and assessments cut across diverse industries and sectors.
About Emirates Group Security:
Emirates Group Security is a multi-faceted organisation that develops and implements security strategies and measures, and provides a variety of security services. Part of the Emirates Group, it employs more than 470 staff directly and over 2,600 security staff through its service partner Transguard Group (TG).
Emirates Group Security extends its special aviation security services beyond Emirates to other airlines that operate in and out of Dubai International airport on a commercial basis. Emirates Group Security’s commitment to excellence is demonstrated by its strict adherence to its Quality Management System conforming to ISO 9001:2015 standards. For over five years, they have been the proud winners of the Dubai Quality Award – Gold, and the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award – which it has also won twice in the Gold category.
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