: Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is expanding its footprint in Europe with the launch of new scheduled freighter services to Maastricht starting 6 February 2018. Maastricht will join Emirates SkyCargo’s global freighter network of over 40 cities and will become the second freighter destination in the Netherlands after Amsterdam.
Emirates SkyCargo will initially operate two freighter flights a week to Maastricht on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The twice weekly service will be operated by the Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 freighter aircraft which has a cargo capacity of 100 tonnes. The freighter also allows for the transportation of large and outsized cargo through its wide main deck cargo doors.
Starting end of March, Emirates SkyCargo will be increasing its freighter frequency to Maastricht to seven weekly flights. The freighter flights to Maastricht are expected to provide air cargo connectivity to neighbouring regions in Belgium and Germany.
Emirates SkyCargo is the world’s largest international airline cargo operator offering customers cargo capacity on its fleet of over 265 aircraft including 14 freighters- 13 Boeing 777-Fs and one Boeing 747-F.