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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 form the Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance aimed at rapidly transporting the Covid vaccine through Dubai to developing countries. This was ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Glasgow back on Emirates’ map

Emirates SkyCargo says it will operate scheduled cargo flights to 100 destinations in July. Cities added to the network include Glasgow, Accra, Algiers, Athens, Fort Lauderdale, Larnaca, Los Angeles, Male, Moscow, Phnom Penh, Rome, Santiago, Sialkot and Tunis. [+]

Emirates creates DIY freighter

Dubai-based Emirates SkyCargo is operating ten of its Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft with economy class seats removed allowing for up to 17 tonnes or 132 cubic metres of additional cargo capacity per flight on top of the 40-50 tonne cargo capacity in the belly hold. The modified planes are being ... [+]

Emirates flies to 75 cities

Emirates SkyCargo has expanded its weekly scheduled cargo flight operations to cover 75 destinations with the addition of Dublin, Colombo, Conakry, Dakar, Dhaka, Khartoum, Kuala Lumpur, Perth and Quito. It has also upped frequency of flights to several key destinations including London, Amsterdam, Beijing, Bengaluru, Brussels, Chennai, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hanoi ... [+]

Emirates resumes six-continents service

Emirates SkyCargo has recommenced weekly dedicated scheduled cargo flights to 67 destinations on six continents, including 11 in the Middle East, seven in Africa, 22 in Asia, six in Australasia, 15 in Europe and six cities in the Americas. Most are served by Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft with a cargo capacity of ... [+]

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