The Department of Civil Aviation, Sharjah

The Department of Civil Aviation, Sharjah organised the annual staff gathering and honored the distinguished ones

 Sharjah, 25 February 2020: The Department of Civil Aviation, Sharjah organised on Monday, 24th February, the annual staff gathering at the Al-Badayer Retreat Hotel, in the presence of H.E. Sheikh Khalid Issam Al Qasimi, Chairman of Department of Civil Aviation, Sharjah and H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Abdullah Al Thani, Director of Department of Civil Aviation. As well as the distinguished employees were honored.

In his speech, H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Issam Al Qasimi, Chairman of Department of Civil Aviation affirmed that the department had more accomplishments last year that translated the directives and vision of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Sharjah, and the follow-up of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. He also praised the efforts of the employees during the last period, which contributed to more achievements of the department and Sharjah International Airport as well.

He noted that Sharjah International Airport has achieved a year-on-year increase of 13% in the number of passengers, which totaled 13.6 million, and cargo volume increased to more than 148.7 thousand tons. In 2019, Sharjah Airport made another unique achievement, ranking first among MENA airports and fourth internationally in terms of accuracy and punctuality according to OIG,the international provider of airport and airline data. In addition to increase of the number of airline companies operating at the airport, and the number of flights, also expanded the global network of destinations.

H.E highlighted that the Department of Civil Aviation has been keen on fulfilling its vital role in the aviation sector and at the same time taking care of the employees and put their happiness on the top of its priorities, therefore it adopted a balanced approach that combines work, different activities and social life, which make the employees feel comfortable and do their duties in a perfect way. Also the concepts of happiness and positivity were instilled in the work environment to reflect its positive impact on the productivity.

After that, H.E Sheikh Khalid Bin Issam Al Qasimi, accompanied by H.E Sheikh Sultan Bin Abdullah Al Thani distributed memorial shields and certificates of appreciation to the distinguished employees for the year 2019, namely: Fatima Bukalla Best Section Head, Faisal Bin Hammad Best employee, Air Transport & DCA Services as Best Management, Fadya Almaeeni

Best Manager, and Khaled Elkilany Best Director. Also a chairman award for outstanding performance was given to Ghadier Kattari System and Safety manager.

Finally, H.E congratulated all the honored staff and praised their efforts in 2019.

The annual staff-gathering program also included a short film on the achievements of the Department of Civil Aviation, Sharjah for 2019, in addition to organizing some competitions and games that added a pleasant atmosphere. The program concluded with a dinner buffet.

It is worth to note that the prizes during the event was sponsored by Dufree, Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club, Centro, Air Arabia, Sharjah Corporate Society and Abreel Parfumerie.



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