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Emirates receives eleventh freighter

Emirates SkyCargo has received another Boeing 777F, taking its dedicated 777 freighter fleet to 11 aircraft. From Boeing’s Paine Field in Seattle, A6-EFT headed to Hong Kong to pick up its first load before touching down on Saturday morning at its new home, Dubai World Central, with a full load of freight. Divisional senior vice president, Nabil Sultan, said: "We are scheduled to receive delivery of a second 777F in June. And ... [+]

Emirates moves a billion vaccines

Emirates SkyCargo said on 4 April that it had transported over a billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines on its aircraft within 18 months of the first trial shipment in October 2020. It has carried more than 4,200 tonnes to over 80 destinations on over 2,000 flights. Close to two-thirds of ... [+]

Emirates to fly to Tel Aviv

Emirates is to start daily flights between Dubai and Tel Aviv, Israel from 6 December. It will be operated by Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, offering 20 tonnes of cargo capacity each way. Exports from Tel Aviv are expected to include pharmaceuticals, high-tech goods, vegetables and other perishables and in the other ... [+]

Emirates goes back to Glasgow

Emirates is restarting flights between its Dubai hub and Glasgow on 11 August after a six-month hiatus, reports RoutesOnline. They will operate four times per week using Boeing 777-200LR aircraft. The UK has moved the UAE from its red to its ‘amber’ travel list, meaning that travellers arriving in the ... [+]

Emirates flies 150 million vaccine doses

Emirates SkyCargo says it has flown 150 million doses – or 600 tonnes - of Covid-19 vaccines through its GDP-certified hub in Dubai. The carrier has dedicated GDP certified infrastructure at Dubai for handling pharmaceuticals. In January 2020, it joined hands with DP World, International Humanitarian City and Dubai Airports to ... [+]

Airbridge to India

Emirates SkyCargo flew 100 tonnes of relief materials free of charge from Dubai to India during a three week period in May 2021 to support the community in its battle with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the Emirates India Humanitarian Airbridge, Emirates donated cargo capacity to transport ... [+]

Cargo revenue cheers up Emirates

Cargo revenue was a bright star in an otherwise gloomy sky for the Emirates Group, which recorded its first loss in over 30 years in its 2020-21 results published on 15 June. While the group as whole racked up a AED 22.1 billion (US$ 6.0 billion) loss due entirely to ... [+]

Emirates flies first vaccine to UAE

Emirates SkyCargo flew the first Pfizer-BioNTech Covid to the UAE for the Dubai Health Authority, free of charge on a service from Brussels on 22 December. On arrival the containers were unloaded and taken to the Emirates SkyPharma facility to await clearance for delivery. The carrier has set up the ... [+]

Emirates’ not so mini-freighter

Emirates SkyCargo is now using its Airbus A380 aircraft on cargo charter operations. The first dedicated Emirates A380 ‘mini-freighter’ moved medical supplies between Seoul and Amsterdam via Dubai. The carrier’s engineering and flight operations teams have optimised the aircraft to safely transport around 50 tonnes of cargo per flight in ... [+]

Emirates sets up mega vaccine hub

Emirates SkyCargo says it will set up the world’s largest GDP- compliant air cargo hub in Dubai for global distribution of the Covid vaccine. It will be the world’s first dedicated airside cargo hub for the vaccine and will be created by reopening the Emirates SkyCentral DWC cargo terminal in Dubai ... [+]

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