KARACHI - Emirates, the Dubai-based carrier, was honoured by leading industry title Air Transport World as the airlines President Tim Clark received the 'Airline of the Year award in Washington, D.C. The last few years have been among the most demanding in our industrys history but despite the challenges, we have kept our focus on delivering the very highest standards of product, passenger comfort and operational efficiency, said Tim Clark. This recognition is testament to our commitment to innovation and service excellence as we continue to grow our global network and offer customers more opportunities to discover the world from Dubai. Customers have a choice to fly Emirates, given that more than 125 airlines serve Dubai. The route network appeals to travelers not only in the UAE, but to those in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America who value the efficiency and connectivity of the Dubai hub, said Perry Flint, Editorial Director for ATW.