Emirates SkyCargo scales up network and ops for transport of essentials

Emirates SkyCargo scales up network and ops for transport of essentials

Agency News

Dubai, Apr 20 : Emirates SkyCargo has scaled up its cargo services to connect an increasing number of global destinations. In a statement issued in India on Monday, Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo, said, “Emirates SkyCargo has been expanding its network on a daily basis and some of the latest destinations for our cargo flights on passenger aircraft include Bangkok, Casablanca, Johannesburg, Singapore and Taipei.

Air cargo remains the fastest means of connecting essential supplies to those that need them and our expanded network allows for increased connectivity across different global origins and destinations.” In order to streamline operations and cut costs under rapidly changing global conditions, Emirates SkyCargo has also transferred all its cargo handling operations in Dubai to Dubai International Airport.

Over and above scheduled operations, Emirates SkyCargo has also operated an increasing number of special charter flights for cargo both on its freighter and passenger aircraft.

Globally, the air cargo carrier has transported more than 93,000 tonnes of perishables and more than 20,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals. The carrier has also transported more than 3000 tonnes of medical supplies for combating Covid-19 across the world. (UNI)