Saturday, June 15, 2024

Emirates SkyCargo celebrates 10 years of dual airport operations

Emirates SkyCargo celebrates 10 years of dual airport operations

Emirates SkyCargo is celebrating a decade of dual airport operations, made possible by the airline’s robust trucking fleet and bonded corridor. With 77 kilometres between Dubai World Central (DWC) and Dubai International Airport (DXB), Emirates SkyCargo established the bonded trucking corridor, to seamlessly integrate the airports and offer customers a five-hour air-to-air transfer service.  Comprised […]

Emirates SkyCargo launches direct connection with DB Schenker

Emirates SkyCargo launches direct connection with DB Schenker

Emirates SkyCargo has established an API connection with DB Schenker, a global leader in logistics service solutions. By leveraging digital tools, Emirates SkyCargo aims to elevate its world-class customer experience and enable the swifter and more efficient flow of international trade. READ: CMA CGM AIR CARGO expands: 3 B777F & Transpacific Service The host-to-host connection […]

Emirates SkyCargo is now live on

Cementing its presence on three of the most prominent digital marketplaces for air freight logistics, Emirates SkyCargo is now live on The partnership underscores Emirates SkyCargo’s long-standing commitment to implementing digital solutions that streamline operations, drive efficiencies, and unlock value for its global customer base. Partnering with bolsters Emirates SkyCargo’s advanced and customer-centric […]

Emirates shakes up senior management team

Nabil Sultan, Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates SkyCargo, is leaving his role covering the airline’s airfreight operations, having been appointed as Executive Vice President, Passenger Sales and Country Management. READ: Emirates SkyCargo advances its long-term strategic growth plans Sultan’s promotion comes as Emirates Group has announced a slate of senior appointments to prepare it for […]

Indian perishable trade to surge

Having deep ties with India, dating back to the airline’s first flight in 1985, Emirates SkyCargo, the airfreight division of Emirates, is poised for a substantial surge in the export of perishable goods from the country in the coming years. The expected boom in the sector comes on the heels of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership […]

Emirates SkyCargo advances its long-term strategic growth plans

Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo arm of the world’s largest international airline, wraps up a major year of growth and investment in both its current and future operations. Signalling its confidence in the essential role air cargo will continue to play in global trade, the airline has made significant leaps towards its long-term strategic growth plans […]

Developing Dubai’s vision for the future

Having rebounded strongly after the Covid pandemic, Emirates SkyCargo is looking to continue its growth, as they look to support Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in becoming the centre of global trade.  Back to operating their entire fleet of wide-body aircraft, Emirates SkyCargo has substantial cargo capacity across its network of almost 150 […]

Keeping it cool in the Middle East

Emirates SkyCargo has sought to position itself as a leader in pharmaceutical transportation with a robust and innovative approach to its operations.  The carrier’s commitment to pharmaceutical transportation dates back several years, with a significant leap in its offering when the airline enhanced facilities at both Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC).  […]

Emirates SkyCargo launches direct host-to-host connection with Kuehne+Nagel

Providing direct access to its market-leading products and services and extensive global network, Emirates SkyCargo is now available on Kuehne+Nagel’s internal booking engine. This milestone marks the first time Emirates SkyCargo has made its services available via a freight forwarders owned portal, a strategy that further elevates the airline’s world-class customer service experience. READ: Emirates […]

Boosting Canada’s connectivity

Air Canada Cargo and Emirates SkyCargo recently announced a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing their respective distribution networks and customer service capabilities.  The collaboration is poised to deliver an array of benefits, leveraging their complementary strengths to expand coverage and capacity across key markets.  Speaking about the partnership, Matthieu Casey highlighted the synergies between the […]

Emirates SkyCargo advances its digital customer experience with CargoAi

Emirates SkyCargo is now live on CargoAi’s marketplace solution, CargoMART, further advancing its digital customer experience and optimising the booking process with real-time information. The partnership launched in the Netherlands, Spain and France, and will open up to customers in select countries across Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Far East and Australasia in the coming […]

Emirates Delivers launches in Kuwait

Emirates Delivers, the e-commerce delivery platform of Emirates SkyCargo, has launched in Kuwait, facilitating fast, reliable, and cost-effective international delivery of items purchased from the UK and the US to shoppers in Kuwait. Whether buying from a large e-commerce retailer or an online independent boutique, making savings during international sales like Black Friday or simply […]

Emirates SkyCargo to double its capacity in next decade

Emirates SkyCargo has added 2 Boeing 747-400Fs to its freighter fleet, showing its strong confidence in the global cargo market in a current environment of volatility. The cargo division of Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is expecting 15 more freighters to join its fleet from announced orders and its freighter conversion program, plus a […]

Emirates SkyCargo and Air Canada Cargo sign agreement to enhance networks and reach

Emirates SkyCargo and Air Canada Cargo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliver more benefits to their air freight customers around the world. The MoU, which builds on the airlines’ strategic commercial partnership announced last year, was signed at Emirates Headquarters in Dubai, UAE by Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo […]

Emirates launches humanitarian airbridge to Pakistan

Emirates SkyCargo has set up an airbridge between Dubai and Pakistan to offer cargo capacity free of charge on flights to transport relief aid to people grappling with the damage caused by the devastating floods. From 2nd September, cargo capacity on all Emirates’ passenger flights to Pakistan are available to organisations based at the world’s […]

Emirates Group announces 2021-22 results

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The Emirates Group’s 2021-22 Annual Report shows strong recovery across its businesses. dnata returns to profitability, and significant revenue improvements were reported across both Emirates and dnata as the Group rebuilt its air transport and travel-related operations which were previously cut-back or curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. For the financial year ended 31 March 2022, […]

Emirates SkyCargo connects US Midwest

Emirates SkyCargo connects US Midwest

Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it commenced freighter flights to Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) from February 1. Emirates SkyCargo will operate scheduled and ad-hoc flights to Chicago Rockford on a combination of Boeing 777-F and Boeing 777-300ER mini freighter aircraft. The air cargo carrier’s new service will complement the cargo connectivity it offers in […]

Emirates SkyCargo named ‘Safest Global Airline Partner’ for pharma

Emirates SkyCargo named Safest Global Airline Partner’ for pharma

Emirates SkyCargo has been named as the ‘Safest Global Airline Partner’ for the year 2021 for the transportation of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments by SkyCell, a global manufacturer of specialised containers for the transportation of sensitive pharmaceuticals by air. The title was awarded to Emirates on the basis of SkyCell’s global shipment data for pharmaceutical […]

Emirates SkyCargo and Emirates Post Group sign MoU

Emirates SkyCargo and Emirates Post Group (EPG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Dubai Airshow. The MoU was signed by Nabil Sultan, Emirates divisional senior vice president, cargo, and by Abdulla M. Alashram, Group CEO, Emirates Post Group. Under the terms of the MoU, the two entities will work together to develop […]

Emirates SkyCargo chooses PROS in step to digitalisation

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PROS, a provider of SaaS solutions optimising shopping and selling experiences, today announced that Emirates SkyCargo has chosen it to further fuel its digitalisation agenda and omnichannel sales initiatives. Using the PROS platform, Emirates SkyCargo will fluidly adapt to market conditions around the increasing customer demand for relevant offers, particularly for the spot deals that […]

Emirates SkyCargo celebrates a year of connecting Guadalajara

Emirates SkyCargo has completed one year of cargo flights to Guadalajara, Mexico. Guadalajara is Emirates’ second cargo destination in Mexico after Mexico City which has been connected to Emirates’ global network by freighter flights since 2014.  The air cargo carrier has provided exporters from Guadalajara and the Jalisco region reliable and rapid connectivity to consumer […]

Equine champions fly home on Emirates SkyCargo

On the afternoon of September 2, EK 9497, an Emirates Boeing 777 freighter transporting 40 horses from Haneda Airport landed at Liege Airport. This was the last of the 16 flights that Emirates SkyCargo operated to transport champion horses between Liege and Tokyo, bringing to a successful close one of the largest horse charter movements […]

Going the extra mile

Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini are all quintessentially Italian luxury cars, so it is no surprise that the country is host to one of the oldest celebrations of classic and supercars in the world, the “Mille Miglia”. The race, which is dubbed “The Most Beautiful Race in the World”, was founded in 1927 and has been […]

Emirates flies Olympic horses

As the eyes of sporting enthusiasts around the world turn to Tokyo, a group of very special champions are making their way to the Japanese capital on special flights operated by Emirates. Emirates SkyCargo is operating eight charter flights to fly 247 horses from Liege to Tokyo. The first flight with 36 dressage horses has […]

Emirates SkyCargo extends automated cool room 

Emirates SkyCargo is extending its fully automated cool room with 94 airline pallet positions at its GDP certified pharma facility at Dubai International Airport. The extended cool room will provide an additional 2600 sq m of temperature controlled environment (2-25 degrees Celsius) for the storage and handling of vaccines and other pharmaceuticals. The new extension can […]

Emirates SkyCargo keeps NZ connected

Emirates boosts its network

Emirates SkyCargo restarted cargo flights to New Zealand in early May with its passenger freighter aircraft, working with the New Zealand government as part of its International Airfreight Capacity Scheme (IAFC) to connect exporters in New Zealand with their international customers. Currently the air cargo carrier offers cargo capacity on six flights a week from […]

Emirates SkyCargo marks one year of preighter flights

Emirates SkyCargo is marking the first anniversary of loading PPE, related supplies and other vital cargo on the seats and inside the overhead bins of its Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft. Responding to the pressing demand for transporting PPE during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in late April 2020, the freight division of Emirates […]

Emirates restarts flights to Mexico City via Barcelona

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Emirates has announced it will resume four weekly services to Mexico City (MEX) via Barcelona (BCN) from July 2 2021, re-opening connectivity and boosting trade and tourism while providing customers worldwide with more connectivity, convenience and choice. The BCN-MEX route will be operated with a two-class Emirates Boeing 777-200LR. Emirates flight EK255 will depart Dubai […]