Letter to Vice President of Emirates Airlines

Dear Sri. Essa Sulaiman Ahmad,

On 3rd August, the Emirate Flight from Trivandrum to Dubai met with an accident while landing in Dubai. I understand that the timely intervention of the pilots and crew had managed to avert a major disaster. The rescue efforts were brilliantly coordinated by your security team at Dubai Airport. The committed intervention of your staff had ensured that there were no causalities. May I, on behalf of people of Kerala, express my appreciation for your commendable efforts in averting a major disaster.

I had on the very next day written to His Highness, the ruler of Dubai expressing our gratitude and appreciating the effort of your team. I would now request you to kindly arrange a visit to Trivandrum of all the crew members involved so that we can hold a civic reception, for them and share our gratitude. The people of Kerala are celebrating Onam, the national festival of Kerala from 12th September to 18th and if the entire crew can come on any of these days we can formally felicitate them during the festivities.

I would be grateful for a confirmation at the earliest.

Yours sincerely

Pinarayi Vijayan

Mr. Essa Sulaiman Ahmed
Vice President,
India & Nepal Emirates Airlines
Mumbai