Emirates SkyCargo to fly 247 horses from Liege to Tokyo

On Emirates SkyCargo’s modern and efficient Boeing 777 freighter aircraft capable of transporting around 100 tonnes of cargo per flight, it takes only eight flights to move 247 horses in 131 specially designed horse stalls, 59 grooms to look after the horses, 100 tonnes of special equipment and most importantly 20 tonnes of food and… Read the full press release

150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines flown on Emirates aircraft

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — July 6, 1885 was a historic date for modern medicine and treatment. This was the day when Louis Pasteur administered the first attenuated vaccine to a human patient. Over the next 135 years, the development of vaccines for various diseases grew by leaps and bounds. Most recently,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens temperature sensitive pharma and vaccine handling capabilities in Dubai with additional 94 cool room pallet positions

Addition of 94 cool room pallet positions to existing EU GDP compliant infrastructure at Dubai International Airport provides more handling capacity for temperature sensitive pharma, including COVID-19 vaccines Carrier has so far transported 75 million COVID-19 vaccine doses; aims for 100 million by end June 2021 Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo provides air cargo connectivity to supports New Zealand’s food production and exports

Emirates SkyCargo helped export more than 4,000 tonnes of New Zealand produce and food items in 2020 The air cargo carrier was instrumental in the transport of PPE and other essential commodities into New Zealand on cargo only flights Dubai, UAE, 2021-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand has always been a world leader… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo and Dubai Civil Aviation Authority to streamline processes for the transportation of Dangerous Goods

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo and the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority have signed an MoU to streamline processes for the transportation of Dangerous Goods (DGs). The MoU was signed by Mohammed Abdulla Lengawi, Executive Director, Aviation Security and Accidents Investigation Sector, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Budoor Al Maazmi, Emirates… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo provides growth opportunities for SMEs through its flight connectivity

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — India is one of the fastest growing markets globally for the food and beverage sector. With a young population that is increasingly well travelled and familiar with international cuisine, there has been a growing awareness and demand in the country for quality produce and food ingredients from… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo starts Airbus A380 cargo charter operations

Air cargo carrier responding to market demand for additional cargo capacity Demonstrates agility and innovation in business response to the pandemic Dubai, UAE, 2020-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has started utilising its Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport urgently required cargo across its network. The first dedicated Emirates… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo celebrates 10 years of freighter flights to Viracopos and 5 years to Brussels

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has recently crossed key milestones in its global freighter operations. The cargo division of Emirates recently completed 10 years of operating dedicated cargo flights on its Boeing 777-F aircraft to Viracopos in Brazil and five years to Brussels. The air cargo carrier commenced freighter flights… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo helped maintain food supplies and support farming communities across the globe

Air cargo carrier helped maintain food supplies and support farming communities across the globe Dubai, UAE, 2020-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — When Emirates SkyCargo’s first freighter flight took off from Guadalajara, Mexico, on the 2nd of October, the cargo hold contained several tonnes of avocadoes and other vegetables grown and harvested in Mexico and destined… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo to start twice weekly services to Guadalajara, Mexico

Air cargo carrier connects Mexico’s second largest urban centre to its growing international network of more than 125 destinations. 15th cargo destination in the Americas for Emirates SkyCargo Dubai, UAE, 2020-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo will be commencing twice weekly scheduled cargo flights to Guadalajara from the first week of October 2020. The… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo to operate cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents this July

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo will be operating scheduled cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents during the month of July 2020. Some of the new cities added to the air cargo carrier’s network include Accra, Algiers, Athens, Fort Lauderdale, Glasgow, Larnaca, Los Angeles, Male, Moscow (SVO), Phnom Penh,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo introduces weekly scheduled cargo flights to Sao Paulo

Air cargo carrier introduces scheduled flights to Sao Paulo based on demand Operates special charter flights to Buenos Aires and Santiago Uplifts flowers from Quito to Amsterdam Dubai, UAE, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has announced that with effect from 3 May 2020, it has introduced weekly scheduled cargo flights on its… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo deployed a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to transport 50 tonnes of fresh hazelnut paste from Istanbul to Melbourne

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Everyday, around the clock and across the globe, staff from Emirates SkyCargo are working hard to ensure that essential supplies are being flown to those who need them the most. So when the call came to deliver a special kind of essential commodity, the air cargo carrier… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo to support Australian government’s initiative to facilitate exports of Australian produce

Air cargo carrier to participate in Australian government’s mechanism to support exports of Australian produce Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, will be working with the Australian government to facilitate exports of Australian produce to overseas markets including the Middle East. The air cargo carrier will… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo partners with Accuity to automate and streamline its regulatory compliance screening operations

Air cargo carrier signs multi-year deal with Accuity to optimise its sanctions compliance and export control programs Dubai / London, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, announced that it is working with Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo welcomes Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new Cargo Manager for India

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new Cargo Manager for India. Alkhallafi will be based out of Delhi and will be overseeing all commercial and operational aspects of Emirates SkyCargo in one of the air cargo carrier’s most important markets globally. He will be taking… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo marks the 30th anniversary of its operations to the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates is marking the 30th anniversary of its operations to the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since February 1990, the air cargo carrier has played an important role in facilitating exports and imports of cargo between Riyadh and the rest… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo geared up to facilitate global trade and cargo movement in 2020 and beyond

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — At the start of a new decade, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is geared up to facilitate global trade and cargo movement in 2020 and beyond through a combination of innovative product development and investment in ‘fit for purpose’ infrastructure. “The global air cargo industry… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo’s dedicated pharma handling facility in Chicago gets GDP certification

Pharma operations in Copenhagen shifted to a GDP certified pharma facility Pharma Corridors initiative expanded to 25 stations Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With over 75,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals flown across the world during the Financial Year 2018/19, Emirates SkyCargo is one of the leading international players in the air transportation of… Read the full press release

Dubai start-up Seafood Souq partners with Emirates SkyCargo for transparent and efficient sourcing of seafood

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Early on Friday, 6 September, a batch of salmon arrived in Dubai in the cargo hold of Emirates flight EK 28 from Glasgow. The shipment of Scottish salmon, destined for restaurants and consumers in the UAE, was the first that was being transported for Seafood Souq, a… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo presented with ‘Best Customer Airline 2018’ award for transporting the largest volume of air cargo from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Award from MAB Kargo for highest air cargo tonnage at Kuala Lumpur Air cargo carrier sees 17% growth in cargo transported in one year Operated multiple cargo charters including a special flight for solar panels to Zambia Dubai/ Kuala Lumpur, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was presented… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo consolidated its leadership position in the global air cargo industry by winning five prestigious awards since the start of 2019

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates has won a number of international accolades since the start of 2019, in recognition of the outstanding quality of the air cargo services it provides to its customers. The air cargo carrier consolidated its leadership position in the global air… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo created growth opportunities for Krix

South Australian business has exported more than 300 cinema sound systems to the Middle East Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has created growth opportunities for Krix, a family-owned South Australian business specialising in cinema and home-theatre speakers. Partnering with Emirates SkyCargo has allowed Krix to… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo starts handling pharmaceutical cargo at a new purpose-built facility in Chicago

Air cargo carrier unveils purpose-built pharma facility at Chicago Pharma Corridors programme extended to 20 stations globally Dubai hub receives successful GDP re-certification Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Reinforcing its position as the global market leader for the air transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals, Emirates SkyCargo has significantly boosted its worldwide pharma handling… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo and Gargash partner for the charity event Gumball 3000 motor rally

Dubai, UAE, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second year in a row, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is partnering with Gargash, one of the largest distributors of premium and luxury cars in the UAE to transport cars for the Gumball 3000 motor rally, an annual celebrity event that raises money… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo operates nine special flower charters covering five continents to meet additional demand for Valentine’s Day

Air cargo carrier operates nine special flower charters covering five continents in February to meet additional demand First direct flowers charters for Emirates SkyCargo from Nairobi to Sydney and from Quito to Los Angeles Over 50,000 tonnes of flowers exported by carrier in 2018 making an important economic contribution to local economies Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-13… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo and Investment and Tourism Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City to promote trade to and from Vietnam

MoU with Investment and Tourism Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City to boost trade links 66% growth in the last two years in cargo carried to and from Vietnam Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has today signed an MoU with the Investment and Tourism Promotion Centre of Ho Chi… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo transports the largest shipment of vaccines on a single flight

Over 1.8 million doses of vaccines transported in a single flight Dubai, UAE, 2018-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has transported over 25 tonnes of vaccines from Milan to BH airport, Bello Horizonte in Brazil on its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft. This is the largest shipment of vaccines that the air cargo carrier… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo helps deliver lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul to countries in Africa

Dubai/ Seoul, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline and the world’s largest international cargo airline has helped deliver lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul to several countries in Africa. Since 2015, the air cargo carrier has transported over 800,000 units of malaria tester kits and other associated equipment… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo and Gargash partner to transport Alfa Romeos to the prestigious Gumball 3000 motor rally

Cars flown to London to mark Dubai based Gargash’s 100th anniversary Dubai, UAE, 2018-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, and Gargash, one of the largest distributors of premium and luxury cars in the UAE, have partnered to transport two Alfa Romeos from Dubai to London for the prestigious… Read the full press release