INDIA & MIDDLE EAST: Emirates, DHL form security partnership

Emirates and DHL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic security partnership to enhance air cargo security in the region. Through this partnership, Emirates Group Security and DHL Express will strengthen their collaboration in air cargo security, share best practices and information on security threats, and promote joint training and educational […]


Emirates and DHL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic security partnership to enhance air cargo security in the region. Through this partnership, Emirates Group Security and DHL Express will strengthen their collaboration in air cargo security, share best practices and information on security threats, and promote joint training and educational activities.

The MOU will enable Emirates Group Security and DHL Express to work more closely together in areas of security training and education, threat mitigation and reduction of company risk, towards a more secure and stable environment for employees, customers and the logistics industry, the two said in a statement.

“DHL views this partnership with Emirates as a significant step towards fostering deeper cooperation in the field of security. Jointly our efforts will build a more robust security infrastructure for our respective businesses,” said DHL Express’ MD for Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, Garry Kemp. “Enhanced security standards in the UAE will also build stronger consumer confidence in the air cargo sector.”

“Whether you work for an airline, airport, civil aviation authority or other AVSEC service provider, understanding the threats and risks to security and how to manage them is crucial,” said Emirates Group Security, divisional senior VP, Abdulla Al Hashimi. “Sharing of best practices and exploring synergy in training and education among major players are important aspects of producing comprehensive and practical approaches to combating threats in the aviation industry.”