Emirates SkyCargo’s Rosie touches down in Barcelona for The ‘Day of the Rose’
A Monitor Report 02 May, 2017  |
: Emirates SkyCargo’s freighter aircraft A6-EFL, also nicknamed Rosie because of her rose decal, made a special appearance in Barcelona on the occasion of ‘The Day of the Rose’. The Catalan festival, originally St Jordi’s Day, is celebrated on the 23rd of April every year with locals gifting roses and books to one another.
Earlier this year, Emirates SkyCargo unveiled the rose decal on the Boeing 777F aircraft in Dubai on Valentine’s Day. The decal which was the first of its kind for Emirates SkyCargo highlights the carrier’s contribution to the global floriculture industry by transporting fresh flowers across the world. In 2016, Emirates SkyCargo transported over 70,000 tonnes of fresh flowers including roses across its network of over 150 destinations across six continents