Emirates SkyCargo transports 4 lakh tonnes of perishables last year with Emirates Fresh

A Monitor Report 09 May, 2018  |    -      +
Dubai : Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has recorded a successful year of transporting perishables with Emirates Fresh- the air cargo carrier’s specialised portfolio of solutions for air-freighting different kinds of perishable cargo across its network of over 155 destinations.

In the 12 months since the launch of Emirates Fresh in April 2017, Emirates SkyCargo has transported close to 400,000 tonnes of perishables under the three different Emirates Fresh service categories. Emirates Fresh is the basic offering to transport general perishables such as fruits and vegetables that have a high temperature sensitivity.

Under the Emirates Fresh, Emirates SkyCargo transports mainly fresh vegetable and fish to various destinations.

Emirates Fresh Breathe provides ventilated cool chain solutions for delicate perishables such as fresh cut flowers, and Emirates Fresh Active provides intensive cool chain protection for perishables that cannot withstand any temperature deviation.

In the last year, the air cargo carrier transported over 150,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables , over 65,000 tonnes of seafood and close to 60,000 tonnes of meat .Over 50,000 tonnes of fresh flowers and plants were also transported on Emirates SkyCargo between April 2017 and March 2018.

Through its customer-centric approach, Emirates SkyCargo has developed specialised solutions for customers across different verticals. This includes the award winning Emirates Pharma for the global pharmaceutical industry, Emirates Wheels for the transportation of luxury vehicles and Emirates AOG for the global aviation industry.

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