How many flights does it take to transport 247 horses to the Tokyo Olympics?

Horses is a high stakes business and transporting such valuable animals takes great skill, particularly when flying them in airplanes. So when the need arose to transport 247 horses from Europe to Japan arose, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, opted to utilize its B777 freighter aircraft that are capable of transporting around 100 tonnes of cargo per flight. This meant it would take only eight flights to move ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo delivers 50 million doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Emirates SkyCargo becomes first air cargo carrier to deliver 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than 50 destinations [+]

SAL & Emirates SkyCargo Sign Ground Handling Agreement

The Saudi Arabian Logistics company SAL has announced the signing of Cargo Ground Handling agreement with the pioneer air cargo company, Emirates. This signing comes under the company’s strategy to logistically partner with the most reputed airlines with strong presence in the international arena. SAL’s CEO, Omar Hariri commented: “This cooperation ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo and DCAA sign MoU for transport of Dangerous Goods

Emirates SkyCargo and the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority have signed an MoU to streamline processes for the transportation of Dangerous Goods (DGs). The MoU was signed by Mohammed Abdulla Lengawi, Executive Director, Aviation Security and Accidents Investigation Sector, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Budoor Al Maazmi, Emirates Cargo Government Business ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo marks one year of passenger freighter operations

On Monday, March 16, 2020, Emirates flight EK 2503 took off from Dubai to Kuwait. Although operated on a Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft, EK 2503 carried no passengers but about 34 tonnes of bellyhold cargo that was urgently required in Kuwait. It was the first time in the history of its ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo transports first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for Dubai Health Authority [+]

Emirates SkyCargo marks key freighter anniversaries

Emirates SkyCargo has recently crossed key milestones in its global freighter operations. The cargo division of Emirates recently completed 10 years of operating dedicated cargo flights on its Boeing 777-F aircraft to Viracopos in Brazil and five years to Brussels. The air cargo carrier commenced freighter flights to Viracopos on ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo uplifts a taste of Onam for expats

Emirates SkyCargo operated several additional cargo flights from Kerala this Onam season even as the state celebrated a low-profile Onam this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Emirates SkyCargo operated several additional cargo flights from Kerala, carrying fruits, vegetables and flowers, giving expats a slice of their home as many ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo marks five years of cargo flights to Columbus

Emirates SkyCargo has completed five years of cargo flights to Rickenbacker International Airport, Columbus, successfully connecting businesses and facilitating trade from the US mid-west region to the rest of the world. The air cargo carrier originally commenced freighter flights to Columbus in May 2015 with a once weekly service which was ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens cargo connections to South America

Emirates SkyCargo has announced that effective May 3, 2020, it has introduced weekly scheduled cargo flights on its Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft to Sao Paulo. This will allow for importers and exporters in the region to stay connected with their trading partners across the world with access to around 40 ... [+]

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