Emirates calibrates cargo operations to meet global demand

- A Monitor Desk Report 02 Apr, 2020 | 600 Views|-+
Dhaka: Operating within a rapidly changing global environment, Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo transport division of Emirates has adapted and reinvented its operations and network to transport of essential commodities and to support economies and help businesses around the world maintain continuity by keeping global supply chains up and running.

Emirates SkyCargo has announced a new flight schedule for its global cargo operations which also includes cargo flights operated by its Boeing 777 passenger aircraft. These flights will offer around 40 tonnes of lower deck cargo capacity per flight and will supplement the cargo capacity being offered on Emirates’ fleet of freighter aircraft.

These cargo only flights are scheduled to operate in over 30 destinations across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and Australia with a majority of destinations being served with multiple weekly and daily flights.

Meanwhile on March 30, first of two Emirates SkyCargo flight carrying close to 500,000 COVID-19 testing kits landed at Sao Paulo airport in Brazil from Guangzhou via Dubai. During the same week, Emirates also executed two special charters carrying almost 200 tonnes of medical supplies such as hand sanitisers and protective face masks from Hong Kong to Sydney while another flight transported pharmaceutical supplies to Karachi.

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